Thursday July 17, 2014
Arizona State: The Sun Devils have increased payroll for their senior athletics staff by more than $800,000 since the arrival of athletics director Ray Anderson, according to the Arizona Republic. Anderson will make $600,000 a year (up from the $450,000 Steve Patterson earned). Associate vice president/chief business development officer Greg McElroy will earn $350,000, while senior associate ADs David Cohen and Scottie Graham will make $175,000 and $135,000, respectively.
LIU Brooklyn: John Suarez will step down after 17 years on the job. The school expects to appoint an interim AD by the end of the month, according to College AD.
Simpson University (NAIA - CA): Athletics director Joe Griffin has stepped down to take a similar job at a school in Indiana, he announced this week. He had been at the school since 2007.
Cal State-Bakersfield: Kenneth "Ziggy" Siegfried has been appointed interim athletics director. AD Jeff Konya accepted a similar post at Oakland (MI) recently.