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Richmond Times Dispatch (Virginia)
Longwood University director of athletics Troy Austin is returning to his alma mater, Duke University, as senior associate athletics director for internal operations.
Deputy athletics director Michelle Meadows Shular, a Richmond native, will become the Lancers' interim AD in mid-October.
In a message to the campus community Tuesday, Longwood President W. Taylor Reveley IV said Austin "has led with integrity, and infused Longwood's citizen-leadership mission throughout the athletics program."
Austin, who played football at Duke, joined Longwood athletics as interim athletics director in 2006 and was elevated to the full-time position in 2008.
The school, located in Farmville, became a Big South Conference member in 2012.
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