August 26, 2010

What They Are Saying About Perk Weisenburger

Big Rapids, Mich. - Below are a few comments from various individuals about new Ferris State University Athletics Director Perk Weisenburger, who was officially appointed to the position Wednesday (Aug. 25) and will begin his duties at FSU on Friday, Sept. 10.

For more information on his appointment, please visit this link for the offical release:
http://www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com/information/releases/weisenburger


David L. Eisler
President
Ferris State University

“We’re very pleased that Perk Weisenburger has accepted our offer to become the Athletics Director at Ferris State University. He brings a strong background of experience and is well prepared to help Ferris Athletics continue to grow, help student-athletes get a great education, and to prepare our teams for competition.”

Jim Livengood
Athletics Director
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

“Perk Weisenburger is a fantastic hire for Ferris State University and is easily one of the finest athletic administrators I have ever worked with. He cares deeply about students, faculty and staff, and will have a tremendous commitment.  I would consider this one of great hires of the year in intercollegiate athletics and Ferris should be commended for running an excellent search and ending up with a great choice.”

Dell Robinson

Commissioner
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

“With his skill set and experience in external relations, fundraising and marketing, I believe Perk will be a perfect fit for Ferris State University. He’s an experienced administrator who’s seen athletics at different levels and will be a tremendous addition bringing great value to both the institution and the conference.”

Jerry Scoby
Vice President for Administration & Finance
Ferris State University

“Perk brings an incredible amount of experience in multiple athletic settings that will be extremely helpful as he prepares to lead FSU Athletics. He was a student-athlete and understands how important this experience is to both the student-athletes and the university. Overall, I was impressed with the breadth and depth of our pool of candidates for this position and he emerged at the top of that list in the process."

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