SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) Seton Hall athletic director Patrick Lyons has been promoted to executive vice president for operations and chief of staff, prompting a search for a new AD.
The university announced Monday that Lyons will serve as the No. 2 administrator behind Joseph E. Nyre, who begins his tenure as the university's 21st president on Aug. 1.
In his new role, Lyons will oversee athletics, facilities and operations, human resources, strategy and the office of the president. Lyons had been the athletic director since 2011.