In a 2:30 p.m. CST news conference, Northern Kentucky University has just confirmed that Ken Bothof has been named the school’s Director of Athletics, effective Aug. 19. Bothof joins NKU from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where he was the school’s longest-tenured athletics director, serving since 2002. In his new position he will oversee an athletics department set to begin its second year at the NCAA Division I level, with membership in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
Link to Northern Kentucky news release
In announcing the hiring of Ken Bothof, Northern Kentucky University President Geoffrey Mearns said the Phoenix AD “has positioned the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay for great success both within the Horizon League and on the national stage.” For a link to their lengthy, detailed news release, www.nku.edu/news/_130626bothof.html.