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Haller Named New Athletic Director

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. has appointed Alan Haller as vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics. Haller, whose history with MSU Athletics runs deep, most recently served as assistant vice president and deputy athletic director. “Alan has been a leader in developing athlete administrators and broadening the depth and breadth of our diverse talent within MSU Athletics,” Stanley said. 

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A former MSU football player and member of the track and field team, and a former NFL cornerback, Haller joined MSU in 2010. He’s credited with being part of the successful efforts to recruit MSU’s all-time winningest coach Mark Dantonio and current Head Football Coach Mel Tucker.

An unwavering commitment to student-athlete success and support made Haller the ideal candidate for the position. “To this day, I rely on the principles that were forged as a student-athlete,” Haller said. “It’s my job to make sure our current and future student-athletes experience the same transformation.” 

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