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Brodhead names search committee

President Richard Brodhead announced the 12-person search committee to find Duke's next director of athletics Friday. The members of the group, which will ultimately present the findings of a search for Joe Alleva's successor, range from University officials and Trustees to professors and coaches.

"I have asked the committee to conduct a national search with the aim of securing the best Director of Athletics we can possibly find-a person of the highest integrity with deep commitment to the welfare of student-athletes," Brodhead wrote in an e-mail to Trustees, senior administrators and athletic advisers.

Former Trustee Roy Bostock, Trinity '62, will chair the committee, which consists of:

Richard Riddell, University secretary and vice president

James Coleman, professor of law and Athletic Council member

Kip Frey, adjunct professor of public policy studies and Athletics Advisory Board member

Sue Harnett, Athletics Advisory Board member

Jon Jackson, associate director of athletics for communication

Kerstin Kimel, women's lacrosse head coach

Carol Kohn, Trustee and Athletic Council member

John Mack, Trustee

Clarence Newsome, Trustee

Kathleen Smith, professor of biology and former faculty athletics representative

Tallman Trask, executive vice president

The committee will also accept recommendations about candidates and search criteria from the University community.


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