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SIU begins search for new Athletic Director

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale is now searching for a new athletic director.

The university chancellor released a statement saying, "“Please join me in thanking Liz Jarnigan for her three years of service to SIU, the last two of which were as our Athletic Director. We appreciate Liz’s work on Title IX and the competitive and academic successes of the students and programs under her watch. The university will launch a national search in the coming weeks to name a new Athletic Director for our outstanding student-athletes, coaches and staff. In the meantime, SIU will announce temporary leadership for the division in the near future. We wish Liz well in her future endeavors and are grateful for her dedication to Saluki Athletics.” – Chancellor Austin Lane

The University declined to release any further details on the nature of Jarnigan's departure.

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