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Director of athletics finalists to visit WSSU

WSSU's campus with the Winston-Salem skyline in the background. (2016 file photo)

After reviewing over 60 applications and conducting initial interviews, a search committee has narrowed the pool for the Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) director of athletics to three finalists.

The finalists will visit WSSU starting on April 22. As part of the visit, each will give a formal campus presentation.

The finalists are:

    • Paula L. Jackson, associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator for Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia.
    • John D. Lewis, director of athletics for Bluefield State College in Bluefield, West Virginia.
    • Enzley Mitchell IV, sport management department chair for Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana.

Reporting to the chancellor, this position leads and administers all aspects of oversight, development, management, coordination and supervision of WSSU's intercollegiate athletics department with 11 sports programs, over 40 coaches and support staff, and about 275 student-athletics.

For more information, visit the director of athletics search page.

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