University of Oregon Hires Chief Compliance Officer

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Jody Sykes, who helped supervise all aspects of the office of compliance at the University of Louisville for the past seven years, has been named senior associate athletic director/chief compliance officer at the University of Oregon, according to the Ducks’ Athletics Director Rob Mullens Saturday.

The appointment is effective July 29 pending completion of the University’s paperwork from the office of human resources.

Sykes’ role will include serving as a liaison between the Ducks’ athletics department and the NCAA and Pac-12 Conference regarding rules interpretations, education and monitoring of daily activities in coordination with the University’s faculty representative. She also will work with the academic support services for student-athletes.