Jim Weaver Stepping Down After 15 Years As Virginia Tech AD
Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver today announced that he "will be leaving his post." Weaver "spent more than 15 years" as AD, a "tenure complicated by his 2004 diagnosis of Parkinson's disease." His public appearances "had been limited in recent weeks." Despite "numerous back surgeries in recent years, Weaver had previously stated that he wanted to work through the life of his contract, which didn't expire until Dec. 31, 2015, when he would be 70 years old" (ROANOKE.com, 11/12).