This morning, University of Michigan President Mark S. Schlissel announced the hiring of Warde Manuel as the University’s Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics. Manuel, a former football player at U-M under Bo Schembechler, is currently the Director of Athletics at the University of Connecticut. He was selected for his new position at U-M after a comprehensive nation-wide search conducted by Turnkey.
“Turnkey is honored, humbled and excited about this hire,” said Len Perna, President & CEO of Turnkey Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of Turnkey Search. “We met extensively with Michigan faculty, staff, coaches and alumni during this search and they – not us – drove the criteria, and had very high standards. That process led us to the very best candidate: Warde Manuel.”
Read more about Manuel, his new role, and the University of Michigan Athletic Department.
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