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AD announcement Friday

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Josh Fenton, candidate for athletic director, is associate athletic director-external relations at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Josh Fenton, candidate for athletic director, is associate athletic director-external relations at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Daniel J. Schumacher, candidate for athletic director, is director of athletics at Lewis University, Romeoville, Ill. Heather Weems, candidate for athletic director, is the senior administrator for women's athletics at Drake University, Des Moines. Josh Fenton, candidate for athletic director, is associate athletic director-external relations at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 

St. Cloud State University will announce its new athletic director in a press conference 9 a.m. Friday, March 16, in the university’s Welcome Center at 355 Fifth Ave. S.

President Earl H. Potter III will make the announcement.

Three finalists for the position interviewed Wednesday. The search committee gathered feedback from individuals participating in the interview process and provided information to Potter for his consideration. Wanda Overland, vice president of student life and development, chaired the search committee.

Those interviewed this week include Josh Fenton, associate athletic director-external relations at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio; Daniel J. Schumacher, director of athletics at Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill.; and Heather Weems, associate athletics director/senior woman administrator at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

The press conference will be streamed live on the UTVS web site.

Parking is available in the courtyard at Coborn Plaza where the Welcome Center is located.

The new athletic director will replace the retiring Morris Kurtz, who has served the university since 1984.

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