Executive Appointments for September 2017

by Leah Grubb

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Dave Rimington Named Nebraska's Interim Athletic Director (Sept. 27, 2017)
Nebraska reached back to its more glorious football past to find a temporary leader for its athletic department. Dave Rimington, who became the most decorated offensive lineman in college football history in the early 1980s, was named interim athletic director Tuesday as the school searches for a successor to Shawn Eichorst.

Purdue Picks Alumnus to Lead Transitioning Fort Wayne Campus (Sept. 22, 2017)
Purdue University says an alumnus and veteran university administrator will guide its Fort Wayne campus while it transitions away from shared governance with Indiana University.

UVA Names Harvard Education Dean as Its New President (Sept. 19, 2017)
James E. Ryan, a Harvard dean known for his writing on racial inequality in public education, was named Friday as the next president of the University of Virginia.

Ross Named President of Alabama State University (Sept. 11, 2017)
State Sen. Quinton Ross has been selected as Alabama State University's president.

New Mexico Names Eddie Nunez as Its New Athletic Director (Sept. 5, 2017)
University of New Mexico officials say Eddie Nunez has been hired as the school's new athletic director.