Tuesday July 29, 2014
Bradley: Former Bradley baseball player Grant Escue will return to campus as assistant athletics director for compliance. Escue's compliance career began in February as an intern at UMKC, and then moved to an assistant AD for compliance role at Lincoln University in May.
Middle Tennessee: Associate AD for fundraising Alan Farley has left the department to become the Rutherford County (Tenn.) election administrator.
Eastern Michigan: Christian Spears has been announced as Eastern Michigan's deputy athletics director. Spears has spent 18 years working within college athletics departments, the last five as deputy AD at Northern Illinois.
Monday July 28, 2014
VMI: Jamie Severns has been announced as the associate director of athletics for external relations.
Troy: Sandy Atkins has been promoted to senior associate director of athletics while continuing her duties as senior woman administrator, while Tony Ferrante has also been promoted to senior associate director of athletics for operations and facilities. Additionally, Kit Alewine has been named assistant director of athletics for compliance, and Adam Prendergast has been named assistant director of athletics for media relations.
Saturday July 26, 2014
Penn State: The Nittany Lions will hire former Cal athletics director Sandy Barbour to the same post.
Friday July 25, 2014
North Carolina: Zac Selmon, associate director of athletics development at Oklahoma, is joining the UNC athletic department as associate AD and special assistant to director of athletics Bubba Cunningham.
Cardinal Stritch (NAIA - WI): Former Western Illinois AD Tim Van Alstine has been named athletic director at Cardinal Stritch University.
Thursday July 24, 2014
Illinois: Warren Hood has been promoted to senior associate athletics director for capital projects and facility operations. Hood takes over for Tom Michael, who was recently named the athletics director at Eastern Illinois.
Clemson: The Tigers have hired Yale associate athletics director Natalie Gonzalez as their senior woman administrator.
South Dakota State: SDSU has made a few hires in the athletic department. Jeff Holm has been named senior athletic director for facilities and operations, and Brian Brunner will be the assistant AD for annual giving. Holm came from Augustana (D-II - SD), where he spent the past four years, and Brunner was previously a member of the athletic department at Central Michigan.