Published February 9, 2018
The search for UB’s next athletics director has begun with the appointment of a search committee co-chaired by UB Council member Jonathan Dandes, BS ’74, president of Rich Baseball Operations, and Beth Del Genio, PhD ’01, chief of staff to the president.
The search is seeking a successor to Allen Greene, who left UB to lead the athletics program at Auburn University. Kathy Twist, senior associate athletics director for sport administration and senior woman administrator, is serving as interim AD.
The search committee, appointed by President Satish K. Tripathi, includes faculty and senior administrators, coaches and student-athletes, alumni and community members with relevant professional interests and expertise.
In addition to the co-chairs, the search committee includes:
UB also has hired the consulting firm Parker Executive Search to assist with the search. The firm has substantial expertise in higher education and sports practice recruiting, as well as familiarity with the UB community.
The search committee will begin its work immediately, with a goal of making an appointment during the spring semester.
For information on the search and its progress, visit the search website.