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Strategic Planning
February 6, 2019
Ever since Wichita State left the Missouri Valley Conference and joined the American Athletic Conference, the school's athletic department's revenue and expenses have both risen significantly. According to The Wichita Eagle, the school's athletic department reported more than $33 million in revenue and almost $32 million in expenses during the 2017-18 academic year, resulting in a $1.37 million surplus. The Shockers' media rights revenue declined significantly last year, with them receiving $... more
Student-Athlete Welfare
February 6, 2019
Fresno State University has released the results of an independent investigation of its women's lacrosse program. According to The Fresno Bee, it did not find any evidence that its coach, Jessica Giglio, broke rules or created a negative environment for athletes. “We have received the final independent investigatory report which found no violations of NCAA rules and no evidence of mistreatment of our student-athletes,” Terry Tumey, Athletic Director, said. “We will continue to support coach... more
High School News
February 6, 2019
The New Mexico Activities Association recently sent a letter to Estancia High School Athletic Director Stewart Burnett, informing him that if there are any more reports of bad behavior at basketball games, all Estancia fans could be banned for the rest of the season. According to KRQE, the letter mentions that multiple fans have been ejected from games for abusive and threatening behavior toward officials. Burnett said that while his school takes fans' behavior seriously, he had anticipated the... more
Marketing
February 5, 2019
Not long ago, the University of Nebaska Omaha used various logos in marketing its athletic program. Athletic Director Trev Alberts has been working to change that, as reported by the Omaha World-Herald. “We had nine active logos and brands in 2009,” Alberts said. “Basically, we had 14 different athletic departments in this one place. The chief competitor of the men’s basketball program wasn’t the teams we were playing in the MIAA. It was across the hall. There was no team. There was no vision... more
Leadership
February 5, 2019
Fairleigh Dickinson University announced today that Bradford D. Hurlbut will be the new Director of Athletics at the University's Metropolitan Campus, home of the Division I Knights. He will begin his new role at Fairleigh Dickinson University on Feb. 18, 2019.   Hurlbut comes to FDU from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., another member of the Northeast Conference, where he has served as Deputy Director of Athletics since 2013. During his tenure at Sacred Heart, the Pioneers won two... more
Strategic Planning
February 5, 2019
The Mountain West will become the first FBS conference to host its own league within the College “League of Legends” season when 10 teams open the inaugural MW Esports Series this Saturday.   “The Mountain West has always been on the cutting edge, and we are excited to be the first FBS conference to host our own league within the College ‘League of Legends’ season,” said MW senior associate commissioner Carolayne Henry. “We look forward to the season culminating with our main event in Las Vegas... more

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