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Pitt reportedly tabs Utah State’s Barnes as new athletic director

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

April 23, 2015

After a four-month process, Pitt has found its new athletic director.According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the school has hired Utah State University’s current athletic director Scott Barnes to the same position. An official announcement is expected Friday.Barnes, a former basketball player at Fresno State University, has ser...

Pitt looks for new athletic director to inherit evolving position

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

With a new athletic director on the way, Pitt’s athletic department could be in for a makeover.The search to find the new leader of the athletic department began in December 2014, when Steve Pederson agreed to part ways with Pitt.According to Randy Juhl, Pitt’s interim athletic director, the Uni...

Steve Pederson steps down from Pitt athletic director position

Steve Pederson steps down from Pitt athletic director position

By Dan Sostek / Assistant Sports Editor

December 17, 2014

Steve Pederson has resigned as Pitt’s athletic director, according to a release on Wednesday evening.Pederson worked as Pitt’s athletic director from 1996 to 2002, and returned to the school in the same capacity in 2007 after five years as Nebraska’s athletic director. In one of his most notew...

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