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Presidents and chancellors

Brian L. Johnson will end his service as Tuskegee president when his contract expires June 30. Charlotte Morris was appointed as interim president.

Athletics directors

Humboldt State appointed Duncan Robins as interim athletics director. Robins, who has been a CEO and consultant for a number of companies, including Yakima, currently chairs the Humboldt State University Advancement Foundation. He previously helped start the leadership studies program at the university and taught courses in the school of business … Paul Krebs will retire as vice president for athletics at New Mexico on June 30.
He has led the Lobos athletics department for 11 years.

Associate athletics directors

Minnesota hired Dusty Clements as senior associate athletics director for development. Clements will direct the department’s fundraising office, the Golden Gopher Fund … Gallaudet promoted Sam Atkinson to associate athletics director for communications. He previously worked four years as assistant athletics director for communications … Jim Gillen is retiring as associate athletics director of Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Assistant athletics directors

Winona State named Jordan Holdsworth as assistant athletics director for events and ticketing. Holdsworth previously served as graduate assistant men’s basketball coach at Wayne State (Nebraska).

Coaches

Baseball

Brad Bohannon was named head coach at Alabama. Bohannon served as an assistant at Kentucky from 2004 to 2015 and at Auburn from 2016 to 2017 … Jerrid Oates is stepping down as head coach at Metropolitan State University of Denver to become assistant athletics director for facilities operations.

Women’s basketball

Kia Damon was named head coach at Lafayette. Damon spent 19 years as an assistant coach at Cincinnati, Penn State, Massachusetts, Fairleigh Dickinson and Green Bay.

Men’s and women’s cross country and track and field

Longtime Indiana State track coach Angela Martin was named director of men’s and women’s cross country and track and field after serving in the role in an interim capacity early this year.

Football assistants

Gallaudet hired Ryan Fleetwood as offensive coordinator. Fleetwood coached the previous 17 years at Salisbury.

Men’s and women’s golf

Bob Bastian was named head coach of the men’s and women’s teams at Northern Michigan. Bastian, who was an assistant coach at Northern Michigan in 2015-16, served as interim head coach last season … Julie Hennessy stepped down as head coach of the women’s team at Winona State. Xenia Straight, who has served as a volunteer assistant with the men’s program for the past two years, was named head coach.

Men’s and women’s ice hockey

Penn State appointed Jeff Kampersal as head coach of the women’s program. Kampersal was head coach at Princeton for the past 21 seasons.

Men’s and women’s soccer

Grambling hired Justin Wagar as head coach of its women’s team. Wagar has 15 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level, including as head coach at Eastern Oregon University from 2015 to 2017 … Ryan Spence was named head coach of the women’s team at Eastern New Mexico. Spence is a former player and assistant coach at Midwestern State and most recently served as an assistant at Texas A&M International.

Softball

Ritchie Richardson was hired as head coach at his alma mater, Lincoln Memorial. Richardson spent the 2017 season at Purdue Northwest.

Athletics directors

Jack McDonald, vice president of student engagement and director of athletics at the University of New England, will step down effective Sept. 1. He has been at the university since June 2015.

Associate athletics directors

Queens (North Carolina) promoted Randall Goble to associate athletics director for facilities and events management. Goble most recently was assistant athletics director for facilities.

Coaches

Men’s and women’s gymnastics

Meredith Paulicivic was named head coach of the women’s team at Ohio State. She spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Utah.

Men’s and women’s soccer

Concordia (New York) promoted assistant Jeff Fleischmann to head coach of the men’s team. Fleischmann joined the program in 2015.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Matthew Jabs was promoted to head coach of the men’s and women’s teams at his alma mater, East Carolina. Jabs, who has been an assistant coach since 2001, was elevated to associate head coach in 2013.

Presidents and chancellors

Fort Lewis President Dene Thomas announced she will retire June 30, 2018. Thomas became president at Fort Lewis in 2010 … John J. Neuhauser plans to step down as Saint Michael’s president in June 2018. He has been president since July 1, 2007 … Robert E. Gustafson Jr. was named president of Erskine after serving as interim president since Nov. 1.

Athletics directors

Dale Lennon was named athletics director of the University of Mary. Lennon has been the director of public affairs at Mary since February 2016. He previously was a football coach at Mary, North Dakota and Southern Illinois … Cal State San Bernardino appointed Shawn Farrell as director of athletics, effective July 1. He most recently was associate director of athletics at Seattle and previously served several months as interim athletics director there.

Coaches

Men’s basketball

After two stints coaching the Eastern Oregon University program, Isaac Williams was named head coach of the Cal State Monterey Bay team. Williams returned as head coach of the Mountaineers in April 2016 after spending three years as director of basketball operations at Boise State. He previously coached Eastern Oregon from 2009 to 2013.

Men’s and women’s ice hockey

Joe Shawhan was named head coach of the Michigan Tech men’s team. Shawhan has been an assistant coach for the Huskies for three seasons.

Softball

Walsh hired Anna Ball as head coach. Ball has been head coach for Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, since 2015.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Air Force promoted Colleen Murphy to head coach of the women’s team. Murphy recently completed her fifth season at the academy, four as assistant coach and one as associate head coach.

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