Short list of UT Martin athletics director candidates named; open forums set
Contact 1: Bud Grimes
Each candidate will appear at open forums starting the second week of December in the Boling University Center. The forums are open to the public.
The finalists are:
Robert C. Heller
•Open Forum, 2 p.m., Wed., Dec. 11, 229 Boling University Center
•Associate athletics director and major gifts officer (2010-13)
•Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Richard R. Schoeberl
•Open Forum, 3:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 13, 229 Boling University Center
•Assistant athletics director (2011-13)
•The University of Tennessee at Martin.
Tim M. Van Alstine
•Open Forum, 3:30 p.m., Mon., Dec. 16, 229 Boling University Center
•Assistant vice president and director of athletics (2001-13)
•Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.
•Open Forum, 3:30 p.m., Tues., Dec. 17, 229 Boling University Center
•Senior associate athletics director (2010-13)
•University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
UT Martin competes in NCAA Division I in men’s and women’s sports and the Football Championship Subdivision. The university is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference.
The UT Martin rodeo team, the only collegiate rodeo team in Tennessee, is a member of the Ozark Region and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.