Huntington, WV (AP) -- Marshall University has hired a Texas consulting firm to conduct a national search for a replacement for retiring athletic director Bob Marcum.
The University said Friday it will use private funds to retain the services of Eastman & Beaudine Inc. of Plano, Texas.
Marcum has said he's retiring after seven years at Marshall when his contract expires at the end of June.
The Huntington native and 1959 Marshall graduate also served as AD at Kansas, South Carolina and Massachusetts, as well as in executive positions at Motorsports Tracks in Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C.
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