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NACDA names UNC's Cunningham 3rd Vice President

Posted June 4

Bubba Cunningham, director of athletics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

— UNC athletics director Bubba Cunningham will become the 3rd Vice President of The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics following the 2014 convention.

NACDA, Nominating Committee Chair and NACDA President Mike Alden, director of athletics at the University of Missouri as well as the organization's officers, executives and past presidents made the announcement Wednesday.

“It is an honor to be named the 3rd Vice President of NACDA,” says Cunningham. “Representing my colleagues on the board is a privilege and I look forward to addressing the challenges that each of us is dealing with in today’s dynamic world of college athletics.”

Cunningham is in his third year as the UNC AD after serving in the same role at Tulsa and Ball State. He was named the 2008-09 Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year and has been a featured speaker at numerous NACDA conferences.

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  • jmcdow2792 Jun 5, 5:34 a.m.

    Good choice.

    — Posted by Gunnstigator

    Hope you are right and this pays off for the ACC. It should help the conference to have representation at this level.

  • tmstubbs63 Jun 4, 9:50 p.m.

    The "flagship" got sunk by its own arrogance....now the "ship" get thrown a bone with Bubba.....sad state in silly CH...

  • 4tarheels Jun 4, 9:35 p.m.

    That's Mr. Bubba now! Don't worry the flagship captain will look for the red headed step child.

  • kato_karma3.8 Jun 4, 4:03 p.m.

    kato want somebody to explain what a 3rd vice president does

  • Honesty first Jun 4, 4:01 p.m.

    Yow could not be elected to anything.

  • rayzer Jun 4, 3:55 p.m.

    Oh great, so the crooks are running the jail.

  • TarheelDynasty Jun 4, 2:32 p.m.

    Vice President... Bubba .... LMFAO...

    — Posted by 903 Free Paul Frampton 2

    Of course, the first post from the biggest dook coward ever.

    you poor little boy

    — Posted by 903isacqward

    The pain is obvious, isn't it?

    I bet this news gets it's own index card.

  • TarheelDynasty Jun 4, 1:29 p.m.

    Wow...I just hate how that "academic scandal" keeps sabotaging UNC administrators...and all that.

    LoloLoloL...just kidding. Still The Flagship! Clearly!!!!

    WOOOOOO-OOOOOOOOOT!!!!

    #HEELBLOOD!!!!

  • BlueDeviIs00 Jun 4, 1:28 p.m.

    Can't keep his own school clean but he's VP. Makes sense

  • bringbacktheoldacc Jun 4, 1:24 p.m.

    Shoulda been Dr. Yow. She could have turned the NACDA into a powerhouse to rival NCST... View More

    — Posted by ezme22

    Dr. Yow would fit in, they want sane people for those positions.

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