Athletics News

In Memoriam: David Bailey

David Bailey, a longtime supporter and graduate of UT, passed away August 7. He was 90.

Student-Athletes Launch Sports Fest for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

UT student-athletes will partner with campus and local community organizations from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, to present the first-ever UT Sports Fest, an event to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities in sports. The free event will be held at the Robert E. White Indoor Field in UT’s Anderson Training Center.

Tech Guru, Astronaut to be Inducted into Departmental Hall of Fame

Astronaut Barry Wilmore will deliver the keynote address as he and Michael Sawyers join the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Quarterback Joshua Dobbs, an aerospace engineering major, is also being honored during the event.

John Currie Named Director of Athletics

John Currie, athletic director for Kansas State, has been named UT’s next Director of Athletics. Currie worked for UT Athletics for 12 years prior to going to K-State in 2009. He will join Chancellor Beverly Davenport’s cabinet as vice chancellor and director of athletics on April 1. Davenport announced the hire Tuesday after less than two weeks on the job.