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.
Wednesday July 23, 2014
Illinois: Warren Hood has been announced as the senior associate AD. Warren replaces Tom Michael, who left for the AD post at EIU.
Georgia Tech: Miami assistant AD for communications Chris Yandle has been named the assistant AD for communications and public relations at Georgia Tech.
Columbia: Columbia has hired former Long Island Brooklyn associate athletics director of compliance Matthew Scally as their associate athletics director for intercollegiate sports programs.
Friday July 18, 2014
NCAA: Oklahoma athletics director Joe Castiglione has been named the chairman of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Selection Committee for 2015-16.
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.
Wednesday July 16, 2014
Clemson: Longtime SWA Barbara Kennedy-Dixon is transitioning to a new post of special assistant to athletics director Dan Radakovich, the school has announced.
Boston U: The school has announced the hiring of Aaron Aaker as associate director of athletics for compliance and strategic planning.
Delaware: Christine Motta has been named associate athletics director for student-athlete development and senior woman administrator. A former Blue Hen athlete and assistant coach, Motta has spent the past three years as assistant director of career services within the UD athletics department.