Deputy AD Bill Scholl named Ball State AD

Notre Dame deputy athletic director Bill Scholl was named Ball State's athletic director Monday, Ball State president Jo Ann M. Gora announced.

Scholl worked at Notre Dame for more than two decades, supervising a number of sports in addition to leading fundraising efforts and growing external revenue.

"I share an ambitious vision with our student-athletes, fans and donors," Scholl said in a release. "Our programs will be competitive at the national level, and our student-athletes will succeed incompetition and in the classroom. I pledge no less than my very best effort to ensure their success. It has been my honor and privilege to serve Notre Dame over 23 years. That experience has prepared me to lead Ball State athletics to even greater success, and I look forward to the opportunity with great anticipation."

A Notre Dame graduate, the 54-year-old Scholl will start at Ball State on April 30.