The long hunt for an AD at CWU is finally over

ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Central Washington University has a new Top Cat to oversee the school's proud sports programs.

Dennis Francois has been named CWU's new Athletic Director.

Francois, an associate athletic director at Drake University in Iowa.

With experience in the GNAC conference in which the Wildcats compete.

Before Drake, Francois spent three years as director of athletics at Southern Oregon in Ashland.

The Missouri State grad was picked to oversee Central's program from an initial list of 86 candidates.