FAU announced yesterday that Athletic Director Craig Angelos will no longer be with the school. School President Mary Jane Saunders released the following statement:
“Craig Angelos, director of FAU athletics since July 2003, will no longer be serving in this role at the University. Craig has played an integral role the growth of this University and FAU athletics. FAU is grateful for his leadership. Effective today, Senior Associate Athletic Director Melissa Dawson will serve as Interim Athletic Director and a search for the new Director of Athletics will commence immediately. We are confident that Melissa's proven leadership and enthusiasm will keep FAU Athletics moving upward during this transitional period.”
We thank Craig for his valuable service to the University and for all he has contributed to FAU’s ongoing development.”
Melissa Dawson will serve as the interim Athletic Director released the following statement:
"I was informed late Tuesday by President Saunders of her decision to make a change in the leadership of the athletics department. President Saunders said that the university would be conducting a national search to identify a new athletics director and requested that I serve in that role during the interim. I look forward to leading the department as we search for the new director."
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