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The Record: Oct. 10, 2017

Presidents and chancellors

Elon selected Constance “Connie” Ledoux Book as its next president. Book, currently provost of The Citadel, is a former Elon faculty member and administrative leader. She will assume her new post March 1.

Associate athletics directors

Eastern Michigan named Andy Rowdon as senior associate athletics director for external affairs. Rowdon spent the past three years as assistant athletics director of promotions and fan engagement at Texas Tech … Karen Freed was selected as Delaware’s associate director of athletics for recreation services. Freed spent the past four years as assistant director of athletics and recreation services and senior women administrator at Rutgers-Camden … Hofstra made the following senior staff promotions: Jay Artinian to deputy director of athletics, Cindy Lewis to senior associate director of athletics (senior woman administrator and business affairs), Chrissy Arnone to associate director of athletics for fan engagement, and Rachel August to associate director of athletics for finance and administration.

Assistant athletics directors

Hofstra promoted Ryan Watson to assistant director of athletics for facilities and events and Rachelle Fabre to assistant director of athletics for student-athlete services and life skills development.


Baseball assistants

Hofstra appointed Brandon Stein as a volunteer assistant coach.


Oregon State and head coach Gary Andersen mutually have agreed to part ways, effective immediately. Andersen held the position for nearly three years. In the interim, Oregon State assistant coach Cory Hall will lead the program. Hall joined Oregon State in January 2016.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Massachusetts added Joshua Arndt and Sean Clark to the coaching staff. Arndt will serve as diving coach for both the men’s and women’s teams, while Clark will serve as assistant coach with the men’s squad.

Men’s and women’s tennis assistants

Hofstra appointed Dylan Roberts to the position of volunteer assistant coach for the men’s and women’s programs.

Men’s and women’s volleyball

Julie Redus resigned as head coach of the women’s team at Mississippi College. Graduate assistant Holly Tupper will serve as interim head coach. Redus began her coaching career at Mississippi College as an assistant in 2015. She was appointed the interim head coach for the 2016 campaign before becoming head coach for the 2017 season.