BREAKING: West Virginia Hires New Athletic Director

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About two and a quarter weeks into the search for an athletic director who is new, West Virginia University has identified a new head of the athletic department. They have hired Wren Baker according to Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated. 

Baker was the Director and Vice President of Athletics at North Texas from July 29 the 29th of July, 2016 

Seven Mean Green programs (men's cross country volleyball, women's soccer, volleyball football 

football, basketball for men and women's golf, as well as softball) have come together to win 17 championships in divisions or conferences during Baker's time. 

Prior to his appointment as the new Director of Athletics at North Texas, Baker served as the Director for Athletics at Missouri between 2015-16, after having been in the same role at Memphis from 2013 to 2015. 

Baker succeeds Shane Lyons who was hired by WVU in the year 2015. 

Baker played a key role in helping to move the 2020 season forward in the midst of the outbreak and was head of the NCAA Division 1 Football Oversight Committee.