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Penn State hires Sandy Barbour

Updated: July 27, 2014, 10:26 PM ET
By Josh Moyer and Brett McMurphy | ESPN.com

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Former Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour was introduced as Penn State's new athletic director Saturday afternoon, making her the first female AD in the university's history.

She resigned from Cal last month after a 10-year stint and will officially begin her Penn State tenure on Aug. 18. She will take over for Penn State's Dave Joyner, who retired in June after taking the reins for two and a half years following the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.

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