Holland shifts to new fund-raising post
Holland, athletics director at the University for the past six
years, will leave that position on June 1 to become a special
assistant to President John T. Casteen III.
his new role, Holland will represent U.Va. athletics to external
constituencies, especially in planning for a facility to replace
University Hall. He also will be involved with the Universitys
achievements of our athletics programs under Terrys leadership
have been remarkable, Casteen said.
associate athletics director Craig Littlepage will serve as interim
athletics director while the University conducts a national search
to fill the position.
became apparent to me
that overseeing a major fundraising
project and managing the hands-on needs of the athletics
department were not compatible, at least in terms of my expectations
and abilities, Holland said in announcing the transition
to athletics staff. This move allows me to focus on a project
that is very dear to my heart.
years ago, the Board of Visitors approved initial planning for
a facility to replace University Hall. That project, for a multi-use
building on Massie Road near Emmet Street, is on U.Va.s
six-year capital projects list submitted to the state last month.
Private fundraising is expected to begin this summer, Casteen