SBJ/November 5-11, 2012/People and Pop Culture

People: Executive transactions

Colleges
Reese
Weaver
Drexel University added Karen Weaver and James Reese to the sport management faculty. Weaver was director of athletics, intramurals and recreation at Penn State Abington, and Reese was graduate director in the department of sport management at Liberty University.

Bill Hamilton will step down as sports information director of South Carolina State University, effective June 2013.

The Indiana University School of Journalism named Malcolm Moran director of the National Sports Journalism Center. Moran is the Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society in the College of Communications at Pennsylvania State University.

Saint Louis University promoted Janet Oberle to associate athletic director and Brian Kunderman to assistant athletic director for media relations and named Matt Hayden associate athletic director for development.

Facilities
VenuWorks promoted Tammy Koolbeck to senior vice president, John Siehl to regional vice president and Andy Long to vice president for events and entertainment.

McCord
Watkins
Icon Venue Group named Gary Watkins vice president, Michael Schwan director and Ashley McCord marketing and communications coordinator.

Motorsports
Tom Anderson stepped down as director of motorsports operations for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.

Awards and Boards
The Mobile (Ala.) Sports Hall of Fame elected Peter Albrecht president.

The short-season Class A New York-Penn League named Jason Dambach, vice president and general manager of the State College (Pa.) Spikes, the Robert Stedler Executive of the Year.

People news
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