Scott Woodward, who has been acting as UW athletic director since the departure of Todd Turner, announced today that he will not seek the permanent job.
Woodward sounded like he enjoys the duties but that president Mark Emmert seems to need him doing other jobs for the good of the overall university.
One of those jobs will be continuing in a lead role of trying to get legislative funding for a major renovation of Husky Stadium. That plan failed last session, but Woodward said he will work the political process to try to have been success for the proposal in the next session.
An Emmert-appointed committee is already working to identify candidates for the athletic director job, and Emmert is expected to name someone over the next month or so.