Las Vegas – UNLV has a new Athletic Director. University President Neil Smatresk has recommend that Interim Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy’s contract be extended through December 31, 2014.

The Board of regents is expected to confirm the hire at a special meeting on October 18th. Smatresk said “In my opinion none of the candidates we interviewed had greater demonstrated the ability to run UNLV Athletics at this time than Tina Kunzer-Murphy.”

Kunzer-Murphy who graduated from UNLV in 1975, is the school’s first female AD in its 55-year athletic history.


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