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Grand Canyon Athletic Director Mike Vaught said the school won’t be leaving the Western Athletic Conference as it becomes eligible in the 2017-18 school year for the post-season as an NCAA Division I member. GCU spent the past four seasons, playing in the WAC, transitioning from NCAA Division II. Because of the move, it wasn’t eligible for the post-season tournaments for the first four years. Men’s basketball is the driving force of a remodeled and restructured school (for-profit since 2008), with former Suns All-Star Dan Majerle leading the Antelopes into Division I. -Richard Obert, Arizona Republic, Read More

Minnesota Athletic Department to Raise $190 Million for Facilites Campaign
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Minnesota Athletic Department to Raise $190 Million for Facilites CampaignMinnesota Athletic Department to Raise $190 Millio...

December 9th, 2013 | by College AD2013.12.09 | by College AD

  The Minnesota Athletic Department has named Lou Nanne to lead the Athletic Facilities Fundraising Campaign in an effort to raise $190 million to fund new football and basketball practice facilities, a student-athlete...

  The Minnesota Athletic Department has named Lou Nanne to lead the Athletic Facilities Fundraising Campaign in an effort to raise $190 million to fund new football...

The ACC Is Taking Steps To Rebrand The Conference
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The ACC Is Taking Steps To Rebrand The ConferenceThe ACC Is Taking Steps To Rebrand The Conference...

December 9th, 2013 | by College AD2013.12.09 | by College AD

The ACC has hired, New York City branding agency SME to work on a new identity and positioning for the conference. With recent additions like Syracuse, Notre Dame, Louisville, and Pittsburgh, the Atlantic Coast Conference is now...

The ACC has hired, New York City branding agency SME to work on a new identity and positioning for the conference. With recent additions like Syracuse, Notre Dame,...

UCLA Athletics Benefiting from Pac-12 TV Deal
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UCLA Athletics Benefiting from Pac-12 TV DealUCLA Athletics Benefiting from Pac-12 TV Deal...

December 7th, 2013 | by College AD2013.12.07 | by College AD

  The Pac-12 TV deal has changed the Pac-12 Conference, and UCLA seems to be keeping up with other cash-flooded conference members by signing Head Football coach Jim Mora to a 6-year contract extension. UCLA is now able to...

  The Pac-12 TV deal has changed the Pac-12 Conference, and UCLA seems to be keeping up with other cash-flooded conference members by signing Head Football coach...

California Memorial Stadium at Kabam Field?
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California Memorial Stadium at Kabam Field?California Memorial Stadium at Kabam Field?...

December 5th, 2013 | by College AD2013.12.05 | by College AD

  Kabam Field! California University announced today that Kabam, the social game developer behind a pair of The Hobbit games, has won the naming rights to the field at Memorial Stadium. Beginning in 2014, the field itself...

  Kabam Field! California University announced today that Kabam, the social game developer behind a pair of The Hobbit games, has won the naming rights to the field...

Wisconsin Athletic Department Asking for Ticket Increase
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Wisconsin Athletic Department Asking for Ticket IncreaseWisconsin Athletic Department Asking for Ticket In...

December 5th, 2013 | by College AD2013.12.05 | by College AD

The Wisconsin Athletic Department is proposing at $3 per football game ticket increase in 2014. Athletic director Barry Alvarez said in an email to season ticket holders Tuesday that the increase, which amounts to $21 per season...

The Wisconsin Athletic Department is proposing at $3 per football game ticket increase in 2014. Athletic director Barry Alvarez said in an email to season ticket holders...

Pat Summitt Statue Unveiled
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Pat Summitt Statue UnveiledPat Summitt Statue Unveiled...

December 3rd, 2013 | by College AD2013.12.03 | by College AD

  Recently the Pat Summitt Statue was unveiled at the University of Tennessee. The statue was revealed at a dedication ceremony for the Pat Summitt Plaza to honor the coach who led Tennessee to eight national titles and 18...

  Recently the Pat Summitt Statue was unveiled at the University of Tennessee. The statue was revealed at a dedication ceremony for the Pat Summitt Plaza to honor...

12-Person Panel Anounced to Find The Next Virginia Tech Athletic Director
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12-Person Panel Anounced to Find The Next Virginia Tech Athletic Director12-Person Panel Anounced to Find The Next Virginia...

November 19th, 2013 | by College AD2013.11.19 | by College AD

Virginia Tech has announced the 12-person panel to find the next Virginia Tech Athletic Director, as Jim Weaver will retire at the end of 2013. The 12-person panel includes no athletic department employee but three members of its...

Virginia Tech has announced the 12-person panel to find the next Virginia Tech Athletic Director, as Jim Weaver will retire at the end of 2013. The 12-person panel...

The Collegiate Licensing Company’s Top Selling Universities
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The Collegiate Licensing Company’s Top Selling UniversitiesThe Collegiate Licensing Company’s Top Selli...

November 17th, 2013 | by College AD2013.11.17 | by College AD

Headquartered in Atlanta, The Collegiate Licensing Company,(CLC) is a division of global sports and entertainment company IMG, and the licensing affiliate of IMG College. Founded in 1981, CLC is the oldest and largest collegiate...

Headquartered in Atlanta, The Collegiate Licensing Company,(CLC) is a division of global sports and entertainment company IMG, and the licensing affiliate of IMG...

Jim Weaver Virginia Tech Athletic Director to Resign Due to Health Concerns
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Jim Weaver Virginia Tech Athletic Director to Resign Due to Health ConcernsJim Weaver Virginia Tech Athletic Director to Resi...

November 12th, 2013 | by College AD2013.11.12 | by College AD

Jim Weaver, Virginia Tech Athletic Director has decided to resign effective Dec. 31 because of health concerns. Weaver, 68, has battled Parkinson’s Disease since 2004, a diagnosis he revealed in 2006, and has had several back...

Jim Weaver, Virginia Tech Athletic Director has decided to resign effective Dec. 31 because of health concerns. Weaver, 68, has battled Parkinson’s Disease since 2004,...

Steve Patterson Texas Athletic Director
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Steve Patterson Texas Athletic DirectorSteve Patterson Texas Athletic Director...

November 7th, 2013 | by College AD2013.11.07 | by College AD

Steve Patterson Texas Athletic Director, was introduced by school president Bill Powers as “the perfect man to continue the tradition at the University of Texas,” he will not formally begin his new job until the board of...

Steve Patterson Texas Athletic Director, was introduced by school president Bill Powers as “the perfect man to continue the tradition at the University of Texas,” he...

PAC 12 Commissioner Larry Scott Receives Contract Extension
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PAC 12 Commissioner Larry Scott Receives Contract ExtensionPAC 12 Commissioner Larry Scott Receives Contract ...

November 5th, 2013 | by College AD2013.11.05 | by College AD

Pac 12 commissioner Larry Scott will stick around for at least another five years. The presidents and chancellors of conference schools extended Scott’s contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the...

Pac 12 commissioner Larry Scott will stick around for at least another five years. The presidents and chancellors of conference schools extended Scott’s contract...

UVA Athletic Director Craig Littlepage Endorses Mike London
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UVA Athletic Director Craig Littlepage Endorses Mike LondonUVA Athletic Director Craig Littlepage Endorses Mi...

November 4th, 2013 | by College AD2013.11.04 | by College AD

UVA Athletic Director Craig Littlepage has given head football coach, Mike London his endorsement moving forward….for now at least.     “I don’t want there to be uncertainty about what I believe the future to...

UVA Athletic Director Craig Littlepage has given head football coach, Mike London his endorsement moving forward….for now at least.     “I don’t want...