University Of Maine Names Interim Athletic Director

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ORONO, Maine (WABI) - The University of Maine has named an interim athletic director.

Captain James Settele, Chief of Staff to the President at the University of Maine has been named the interim director of athletics, effective March 12th.

Settele has been a member of the UMaine community since 2006.

He replaces Karlton Creech, who has been named vice chancellor for athletics at the University of Denver starting May 1st.

Decisions on a national search for a permanent Athletic Director will be made by the next president of the University of Maine.