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UW naming athletic director this morning

UW's new and long-awaited athletic director will be named at 11 a.m. this morning during a press conference called by university president Mark Emmert. The press conference will be streamed live on

The job has been open since January, when Todd Turner left the job under pressure.

Scott Woodward has served as interim athletic director since that time. Woodward is one of the few known candidates for the full-time job.

Top chores awaiting the A.D. include the renovation of Husky Stadium and deciding on the future of football coach Tyrone Willingham, who is 0-3 in this, the fourth season of his five-year contract.