Yesterday Bill Rowe announced his plans to retire from the AD position upon retirement in June 2009 after 27 years. Now, University President Michael T. Nietzel has announced the members of the search committee that will find his replacement.
The committee will be chaired by Brent Dunn, vice president for university advancement. The position will be advertised in the near future, with the committee screening and interviewing candidates in the spring of 2009. The new director of athletics will be named sometime in the late spring, with a target starting date of July 1, 2009.
Joining Dunn on the search committee will be: Judy Bilyeu, alumna, Melody (Howard) Elliott, former student-athlete (women’s basketball), Chris Geisz, current student-athlete (football), Holly Hesse, softball head coach, Jerry Hoover, director of bands, Bruce Johnson, faculty athletics representative, Kevin Kane, women’s golf head coach, Bob Kincaid, academic advisor, Jon Leamy, men’s soccer head coach, David McQueary, alumnus, Jack Miller, alumnus, and Stacey Nelson, current student-athlete (cross country/track)