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Mike Waddell leaving Towson for job in Arkansas' athletic department
Mike Waddell leaving Towson for job in Arkansas' athletic department

Mike Waddell, whose 2 1/2-year tenure as Towson's athletic director was marked both by the tremendous growth in its football and men's basketball programs and by the controversy surrounding the elimination of men's soccer and the proposed dropping of baseball, is leaving to become a senior associate athletic director at Arkansas. Waddell's departure comes a few months before the school is scheduled to open Tiger Arena and several months after Waddell found himself embroiled in an often nasty debate that ultimately reached the state legislature and was — at least temporarily — resolved with extra funding for the baseball program. The timing of...

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