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Prairie View A&M University athletic director to be named on June 18

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PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (FOX 26) -

More than two months after since the resignation of Fred Washington, Prairie View A&M University will introduce a new athletic director on Tuesday.

University president George C. Wright will make the announcement during a news conference scheduled to take place at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Julius W. Becton Jr. Auditorium.

During a two-week period, six candidates for the athletic director position were named as finalists and each of them hosted a forum in which he or she shared his/her plan for the PVAMU athletic program.

The finalists for the position include the following candidates:

- Dr. Tamica Smith-Jones, current director of athletics at Clark Atlanta University

- Troy Mathieu, executive director of athletics at Grand Prairie Independent School District

- Henry Frazier, III, head football coach at North Carolina Central and former PVAMU head football coach

- Shelley Davis-Hill, senior associate athletic director/senior woman administrator at Howard University

- Derrick Ramsey, current director of athletics at Coppin State University

- Ashley Robinson, director of athletics at Mississippi Valley State University and former PVAMU assistant vice president of athletic compliance & academic advising

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