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Year in Review: Athletic directors

Kevin White announced in January that he would retire as Duke’s athletic director, a post he has held since 2008. White also served as AD at Loras, Maine, Tulane, Arizona State and Notre Dame over a four-decade career. White was not alone in choosing the path of retirement in 2021. Thirteen Division I athletic directors with 15 years or more at the same school also announced retirement this year, for a total combined tenure of 303 years, give or take a day.

 

Athletic director, (first year as that school’s AD), school

 

Lynn W. Thompson (1991) Bethune-Cookman

Marilyn McNeil (1994) Monmouth

Bruce Rasmussen (1994) Creighton

Mike Carter (1994) Oral Roberts

Greg Burke (1996) Northwestern State

Kathy Beauregard (1997) Western Michigan

Mike Roth (1997) Gonzaga

Eric Zillmer (1998) Drexel

Marty Scarano (2000) New Hampshire

Mike O’Brien (2002) Toledo

Larry Teis (2004) Texas State

Barry Alvarez (2004) Wisconsin

Mike Holder (2005) Oklahoma State

Source: Sports Business Journal research

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