A look at the first year under the UMN athletic director


University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague tells the Star Tribune about how he offered to hold individual meetings with more than 50 fans so they could air their complaints:

“There was a guy who said, ‘You said should not take this personally [because] part of this is 40 years of frustration coming to the surface.’ ”

It’s been a year since the U hired Teague, and the Strib sums it up like this:

… He is presiding over a department in transition, and experiencing the problems inherent in such makeovers. Teague has made sweeping changes in top-level personnel, one major coaching hire, suffered through one public relations crisis and has several times delayed unveiling a long-term facilities plan.

Read the full story here.