WMU News

Advisory committee named in search for football coach

Dec. 1, 2004

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's Kathy Beauregard, director of athletics, announced today that she has appointed a seven-member advisory committee to assist in the selection of a new head football coach.

Committee members are Dr. Gary Mathews, WMU professor of social work and chair of the athletic board; Dr. Diane K. Anderson, WMU vice president of student affairs; George Franklin, WMU trustee emeritus and vice president of external relations for the Kellogg Company; Dr. Lewis Walker, WMU professor emeritus of sociology and Gary Athletic Fund campaign chair; Charles D. Comer, WMU assistant professor emeritus of health, physical education and recreation and a former Bronco assistant football coach; and student representatives Mark Hardy and Jack Gitler, both departing seniors on the football team.

A new coach is expected to be hired by mid-December.

Media contact: Daniel Jankowski, 269 387-4138, daniel.jankowski@wmich.edu

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