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May 14, 2013

(CBS) Northern Illinois University announced Tuesday it has kicked off a national search for the position of associate vice president and director of athletics.

A search firm will be utilized to expedite the search process, which the university expects will attract high-caliber candidates from across the country.

“After extensive consultation with President-Designate Baker and conversations with NCAA and BCS leaders, we’ve become convinced that it is time to launch a national search for a leader for our intercollegiate athletics program,” said President John G. Peters in a statement. “Northern Illinois University enjoys a great reputation nationally.”

Former athletics director Jeff Compher left the school in March to take the same position with East Carolina University.

via NIU Kicks Off National Search For New AD « CBS Chicago.


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