June 13, 2013
HOUSTON - Rice University Athletics Director Rick Greenspan announced today that he is leaving the university June 30 to expand his consulting business and explore other professional opportunities that have been presented to him.
“My experience at Rice has been both rewarding and challenging and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to serve this exceptional institution,” Greenspan said. “I am proud of my contributions to the competitive and academic success of our student athletes and coaches, and to have enhanced a culture of honesty, integrity and transparency.”
During Greenspan’s three-year tenure, Rice Athletics raised money for a new $8 million tennis center that will be under construction this summer and launched a $44.5 million fundraising campaign for a new football end zone facility. Rice just celebrated one of its most accomplished competitive years in recent history with championships in baseball, women’s soccer, women’s tennis and women’s swimming, and a 33-14 football win over Air Force in the Armed Forces Bowl.
”I want to thank Rick for his committed service to Rice during these past three years and wish him well in all future endeavors,” Rice President David Leebron said.
Swim Team Announces Upcoming Schedule
07/28/2016 - W. Swimming - A total of 13 regular season meets, including four on-campus at the Aquatics Center, highlight the new 2016-2017 schedule for the Rice Owls swim team.
Uke Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award
07/27/2016 - W. Track - Recent Rice track & field alumna Claire Uke (Cedar Hill, Texas) was named a 2016 Woman of the Year Honoree, as announced by the NCAA on Wednesday.
Filip Selected to Compete at 23rd Annual Thorpe...
07/25/2016 - M. Track - On the heels of a 10th place finish in the decathlon at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Oregon, Rice junior All-American Scott Filip will...
Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award
07/25/2016 - W. Volleyball - The Rice University volleyball team received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for an eighth consecutive...
Catching Up With 'Lo' The Pro
07/24/2016 - W. Soccer - Former Owl soccer standout Lauren Hughes (2016, Will Rice College) began playing professionally in Iceland after graduation. Here's a recent Q & A ...
Boys of Summer Ball; Weekly Update
07/24/2016 - Baseball - Rice baseball players are staying busy this summer playing in a host of collegiate leagues across the country. Here's a weekly look at the Owls'...
2016 Home Football Game Times Set
07/22/2016 - Football - Fans of Rice Football will have equal opportunities to watch the Owls during the day or at night in 2016 as the Owls have released their start...
Lee Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America...
07/22/2016 - M. Golf - Former Rice men’s golfer James Lee was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, announced Thursday by the Golf Coaches Association ...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store