Bernard Muir (born July 22, 1968) is the Athletic Director at Stanford University. Prior to Stanford, Muir served in the same position at the University of Delaware and Georgetown University.
Early life and education [ edit ]
Gainesville, Florida, Muir attended Brown University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in organizational behavior and management and played basketball, serving as the team's co-captain in his senior year. [1 ] He went on to earn a master's degree in sports administration from [2 ] Ohio University. [2 ]
Sports administration career [ edit ]
Muir worked as assistant director of the
NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship and then joined the staff of Notre Dame athletic director Kevin White. In 2005, Muir was named athletic director at [2 ] Georgetown University, and in 2009, was hired in the same position at the University of Delaware. [1 ] [2 ]
In 2012, following the departure of
Bob Bowlsby to head the Big 12 Conference, Stanford chose Muir as its seventh athletic director. [1 ] [2 ]
Muir serves on the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee, which among other duties, serves as the selection committee for the
NCAA Tournament. [1 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Muir and his wife, Liz, have two daughters.
References [ edit ]