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Athletic Director Lew Perkins

Kansas University Athletic Director Lew Perkins participates in a public interview regarding his career in sports administration Tuesday at the Dole Institute.

Lew Perkins’ tenure as Kansas athletic director comes to a sudden conclusion — months ahead of schedule

KU’s athletic director abruptly retires

The buzzer has sounded on Lew Perkins’ tenure as Kansas Athletics director. Perkins on Tuesday abruptly retired his post — effective immediately — accelerating his previously announced retirement by a full year.

September 7, 2010

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Four for ‘Fore!’ Staff picks for ultimate scramble

One of the most popular events of the summer golf season is the scramble. Four guys get together for a few laughs, a couple of beverages and a fun round. It’s the perfect set-up for any golfer, from awful to average, and it allows for players of all skill levels to compete on an even playing field. Such a setting is the scene for the fourth installment of our summer series, which looks back at some of the biggest and best names to come through KU.

Contracts, extensions may put new KU athletic director in tough spot

New Kansas University Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger may be limited in his ability to make certain coaching changes in the coming years because of contracts signed by former KU Athletic Director Lew Perkins.

Bishop Seabury excited Lew Perkins on board as assistant girls basketball coach

Seabury Academy girls basketball coach and personal trainer Becky Bridson loves to talk about basketball with one of her clients: former Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins.

Former KU AD Lew Perkins to serve as assistant on girls basketball team

Former Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins will be an assistant girls basketball coach at Seabury Academy next season, the Journal-World has learned.

Former KU AD Lew Perkins fined $4,000 over exercise equipment allegation

His attorney, Todd Thompson, released a statement from Perkins. "As the consent decree states, I never acted with any intent to violate any laws or ethical rules," Perkins said.

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State ethics commission to consider complaint against former KU AD Lew Perkins

The state ethics commission on Tuesday will consider a complaint against former Kansas University Athletic Director Lew Perkins that alleges he violated a ban on gifts to state officials by accepting free exercise equipment and physical therapy sessions.

Search committee leader says no finalists yet to replace former KU AD Lew Perkins

The head of a committee looking for a new Kansas University athletic director says no finalists for the job have been found yet.

Hearing on ethics complaint against former KU AD Lew Perkins re-scheduled for January

A complaint before the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission alleges that he violated the law by accepting free exercise equipment and physical therapy sessions.

Ethics Commission to consider complaint against former KU AD Lew Perkins

Former Kansas University Athletics Director Lew Perkins faces an ethics complaint for allegedly violating a law that bans gifts to state officials by accepting free exercise equipment and physical therapy sessions.

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KU chancellor names six-member committee to find new athletics director

Members of a six-member search committee are on the lookout for candidates to become Kansas University’s next athletics director.

KU Chancellor Gray-Little says school may pursue civil litigation in ticket scandal

Acknowledging the public relations nightmare created by the ticket-scalping scandal at Kansas University, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little on Thursday said the school is increasing control of the ticket system, transparency of seating allocations, and oversight of the athletic department.

Chancellor speaks on athletics search

Kansas University’s chancellor will be looking for a new athletics director with experience, integrity and a style that relates well to people.

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Perkins’ reign over: New athletic director must be subject to checks and balances

Money, the very thing that enabled Lew Perkins to gain such unfettered power during his reign as athletic director of Kansas University, raised its voice, screamed “Enough is enough,” and brought about the end of his reign.

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Self: KU in much better place than 8 years ago

Bill Self made it perfectly clear Tuesday that he’s not a candidate to replace Lew Perkins as athletic director at Kansas University.

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