By David Uchiyama
The search committee for the next University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletic director will be chaired by the schools NCAA faculty representative, Dr. Mike Jones, and include 15 other people. Among them are University of Tennessee trustees John Thornton and Bucky Wolford.
UTC Chancellor Roger Brown said a decision may be reached in two months but would likely take longer.
The committee also includes UTC trustee Brenda Lawson, faculty members Debbie Ingram, Gretchen Potts and Billy Edwards, staff members Andrew Horton and Vanasia Parks and students Amy Prevost and Cacey Lewis. Community representatives are Pam Henry, Lewis Card Jr., Gerald Mason, Shane Neal and Merrill Eckstein.
Athletic director Steve Sloan announced in early February that he will retire in May after four years in the job.
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