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Changing of the guard in EWU AD's chair


Last updated 12/27/2018 at 11:55pm

Bill Chaves presided over a notable overhaul of Eastern Washington University athletics since 2007, like the replacement of the antiquated Roos Field scoreboard.

Chaves leaves EWU for North Dakota post

After just over a decade on the job as Eastern Washington athletics director, Bill Chaves left Cheney for the opening at the University of North Dakota.

First announcing in early in January that he was a finalist for the position at the Grand Forks school, Chaves officially announced his move on Twitter, Jan. 13.

"After a decade of memories that I will carry for a lifetime, I have been offered and accepted the UND AD's position," he tweeted. "Please know my family and I owe a huge debt of gratitude to many in the EWU (Cheney/Spokane) community..."


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