SBD/Issue 245/Sports Industrialists

Executive Transactions

Penn State Univ. President GRAHAM SPANIER was named Chair of the BCS' Presidential Oversight Committee, "which manages policy, revenue distributions and contracts." Spanier replaces Univ. of Nebraska Chancellor HARVEY PERLMAN (CENTRE DAILY TIMES, 9/1)....Live Nation named TIFFANY BROWN Dir of Sponsorship Sales (THE DAILY)....The Triple-A PCL Nashville Sounds promoted VP/Sales & Marketing BRAD TAMMEN to GM (Sounds)....The Mavericks named ALAN RAKOWSKI Basketball Communications Coordinator (Mavericks)....The USHL Youngstown Phantoms named MATTHEW METZGER Media Relations Coordinator (THE DAILY).

EXECS: The Colonial Athletic Association promoted SCOTT MEYER to Assistant Commissioner for CAA Football, NIKI DESANTIS to Assistant Commissioner for Creative Services/Communications and KELLY BOWMASTER to Assistant Commissioner for Creative Services/Video (CAA)....Mount St. Mary's Univ. named CHRIS MCFARLANE to the newly created position of Dir of Athletic Development and promoted SID MARK VANDERGRIFT to Assistant AD for Athletic Communication (MSMU)....Harvard Univ. promoted LUKE WALCZEWSKI to Assistant AD; JEREMY GIBSON to Senior Associate AD; TIM WHEATON to Associate AD; DUANE REEVES, BRANT BERKSTRESSER and KURT SVOBODA to Assistant ADs; and SHANNA KORNACHUK to Dir of Compliance & Student Services. Harvard also named GARY BROWN Assistant AD. Assistant Dir of Athletic Communications HEATHER PALMER added the title of Dir of Athletic Alumni Relations & Stewardship (Harvard)....Saint Paul's College named BIANCA WARREN Dir of Sports Information (CIAA).

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