- Associated Press - Thursday, August 7, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - University of Nebraska-Lincoln Alumni Association executive director Diane Mendenhall has been named the school’s associate athletic director for development and ticket operations.

Executive associate athletic director Marc Boehm (BAYM) said Thursday that Mendenhall would begin her new job Aug. 27.

Mendenhall will oversee the management of the athletic department’s annual fund, suites and premium seating, donor events and parking and ticket operations. She also will assist with alumni association and University of Nebraska Foundation relations.

Before leading the alumni association, Mendenhall served as Nebraska’s director of operations for volleyball, as an athletics fund-raiser and as a manager in ticketing. She graduated in 1981 from the University of Kansas, where she played volleyball.