FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
James N. Vilade has been appointed the new athletic director at The University of Texas at Tyler, Dr. Howard Patterson, UT Tyler vice president of student affairs announced.
Vilade, whose appointment is effective Aug. 18, succeeds Patterson who was the university’s first director of athletics. Patterson was appointed to a vice presidency in April 2008.
As athletic director, Vilade will direct 15 men’s and women’s programs. He will continue to serve as head baseball coach.