Josh Whitman

Washington University hires new athletic director

Washington University has named Anthony J. Azama the John M. Schael Director of Athletics, effective July 1, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Lori White announced Tuesday.

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Fahey heads north to Illinois

Early yesterday morning, women’s basketball coach Nancy Fahey sent out an email to her players calling for a team meeting at noon. Fahey had just accepted the head coaching position at the University of Illinois.

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BREAKING: Fahey hired by University of Illinois

Nancy Fahey, longtime head coach of the Washington University women’s basketball team will join the University of Illinois to lead its Division I program, according to the Champaign, Ill. based News Gazette.

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Vacant Athletic Director position nearing resolution

Washington University has not had a permanent athletic director since March 2016, but a search committee is close to taking the first major steps to fill that vacancy.

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Carroll named interim athletic director

Associate Vice Chancellor for Students and Dean of Students Justin Carroll will take over the athletic director position on an interim basis starting March 1 following former athletic director Josh Whitman’s move to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, announced last week.

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In response to Wash. U. AD Josh Whitman leaving

The recent article announcing the relocation of athletic director Josh Whitman to the University of Illinois quoted a few student athletes who were overcome with a sense of abandonment and doubt. Specifically, a feeling that the “We. Us. Our.” mantra Whitman employed was somehow fabricated and will leave with him. I believe what Whitman did here cannot be forgotten. He accomplished more in 18 months than any of us could have imagined, including increased fan attendance and a newly generated sense of pride for Washington University athletics.

Annie Pitkin | Class of 2016

Wash. U. AD Josh Whitman hired by Illinois

Washington University’s athletic director Josh Whitman has been hired as the new athletic director of Division I University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His tenure begins March 21.

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Wash. U. athletic director Josh Whitman reportedly hired by Illinois

Washington University’s athletic director Josh Whitman has been hired as the new athletic director of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Athletic director Whitman up for Illinois position

After just two years as the Washington University athletic director, Josh Whitman might be leaving. Whitman is currently one of three top candidates in the running for the vacant athletic director position at Division I University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, according to a report from the Chicago Tribune.

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Baseball head coach Steve Duncan will not return next season

In a statement released Thursday, Wash. U. athletic director Josh Whitman pointed towards a new direction for the program as a reason for the change in leadership.

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