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NACDA names UNC's Cunningham 3rd Vice President

Posted June 4, 2014

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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  • 903 Free Paul Frampton 2 Jun 4, 2014

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

  • Knightwolf Jun 4, 2014

    I support Butch.

  • Jeanne Gunn Jun 4, 2014

    Good choice.

  • Jamie Young Jun 4, 2014

    Shoulda been Dr. Yow. She could have turned the NACDA into a powerhouse to rival NCST athletics. Yowza!

  • 903 wejustnotthatgood Jun 4, 2014

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

  • BlueDeviIs00 Jun 4, 2014

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

  • TarheelDynasty Jun 4, 2014

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

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



  • TarheelDynasty Jun 4, 2014

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    The pain is obvious, isn't it?

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

  • rayzer Jun 4, 2014

    Oh great, so the crooks are running the jail.

  • Jackson Smith Jun 4, 2014

    Yow could not be elected to anything.




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