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Wabash University (Crawfordsville, IN) announced today that Western Illinois University Director of Athletics, Matt Tanney, has left Western to accept the same position at Wabash. Tanney, who graduated from Wabash in 2005, will oversee the school's NCAA Division III athletics programs. 

 

Tanney has held the AD title at Western since 2016. He previously served as the Interim Director of Athletics from May 2015 until his appointment. Prior to that, he held the Associate Director of Athletics title at Western, coming to Macomb in July 2012. 

 

"It is a privilege to return to Wabash as the Director of Athletics and Campus Wellness," Tanney said in a Wabash press release. "The College provided me an exceptional experience as a student, so the ability to serve in this role is beyond humbling."

 

Tanney will begin his responsibilities at Wabash on May 21.