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NMU alumnus David Williams II (’69 BS, ‘70 MA) stepped down as Vanderbilt University's vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director Jan. 31. He will maintain the law professor role he has held since 2000 and plants to establish a new sports, law and society program. Williams' 27-year career in higher education administration also included serving as vice president for student and urban/community affairs and law professor at The Ohio State University. He is a past NMU Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Read a recent Vanderbilt Hustler interview reflecting on Williams’ tenure as athletic director here, or a previous feature story announcing his intent to step down from his administrative duties here.