May 14th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

Tom Bowen, the University of Memphis athletic director the past seven years, has resigned from his position to pursue other interests, the university announced Tuesday morning. Allie Prescott was named interim athletic director. The U of M scheduled an 11 a.m. press conference Tuesday to expound on the matter . There was no immediate information regarding what might have precipitated Bowen’s decision. The resignation comes about two months after the university and Bowen agreed to a six-month extension of his contract that originally was set to expire at the end of June. Bowen earns $400,000 – a salary structure that has not changed since 2015. -Clay Bailey, Daily Memphian. Read More.

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