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APSU schedules interviews for athletics director candidates


           CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University has scheduled on-campus interviews for the remaining athletics director candidates. On Monday, May 20, Matthew Pope, senior associate athletics director at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, visited campus for a full day of interviews. Bill Lansden, associate athletics director for athletics development at the University of Memphis, will be at APSU on May 23. An open session will be held with him at 4 p.m. in the Dunn Center room 227. The public and local media are invited to attend this session.

            Next week, the final three candidates will be on campus and will be available to meet with the public and local media at the following times:

            • Chad Kimmel, managing group leader-major gifts for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin, from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on May 28.

            • Julio Friere, senior associate athletics director for the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on May 29.

            • Derek van der Meuwe, deputy athletics director and chief operating officer for Central Michigan University, from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on May 30.

            All three sessions will be in the Dunn Center, room 227.

            For more information on the University’s AD search, please contact the APSU Office of Public Relations and Marketing at 931-221-7459.