Executive Appointments for January 2018

by Leah Grubb

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University of Utah to Have Its First Female President (Jan. 23, 2018)
The University of Utah's senior vice president will serve as the university's first female president. The Utah State Board of Regents selected Ruth V. Watkins as the new university president in a unanimous vote on Thursday.

Auburn Hires Buffalo's Allen Greene as Athletic Director (Jan. 23, 2018)
Auburn has hired Buffalo athletic director Allen Greene to run its athletic department. Auburn announced the hiring of Greene Thursday to replace longtime AD Jay Jacobs, who is retiring.

Patrick Chun Chosen as Washington State Athletic Director (Jan. 23, 2018)
Patrick Chun of Florida Atlantic University is the new athletic director at Washington State. Chun has spent the past five years leading the sports programs at FAU, a Conference USA school.

HR Administrator Named Interim President at Albany State (Jan. 16, 2018)
The former human resources administrator for Georgia's university system has been named interim president of Albany State University.

Western New Mexico University Hires New Athletic Director (Jan. 16, 2018)
Western New Mexico University has a new athletic director. The school announced Monday that it has hired Scott Noble to run the Mustangs athletic program.

Chaves Named Athletic Director at University of North Dakota (Jan. 16, 2018)
Bill Chaves is the new athletic director at the University of North Dakota. Chaves has been the athletic director at Eastern Washington since 2007, where he was a two-time winner of national Athletic Director of the Year honors.

Agnes Scott College Names Next President (Jan. 12, 2018)
There's a new person at the helm of Agnes Scott College. The school on Tuesday named 60-year-old Leocadia I. Zak as its ninth president.