Brian Faison

UND Athletic Director Brian Faison Retiring on Dec. 31

Faison oversaw 14 regular-season conference titles and a men's hockey national championship in his 10 years as A.D.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — There are only two-and-a-half months left in the Brian Faison era of UND athletics. Tuesday morning, Faison announced his plan to retire as Athletic Director at the end of the year. Ten years ago when he took over as the A.D. the athletics department looked very different. 14 regular-season conference title banners now hang at UND that…

UND Athletic Director Stepping Down

UND Athletic Director Brian Faison will retire at the end of the year.

Grand Forks, ND — The University of North Dakota announced that Director of Athletics Brian Faison will retire at the end of 2017. Faison said his last day will be December 31. He will remain as a Special Advisor to UND Athletics from January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. The following is a release on Tuesday from the University of North Dakota:…

By the Numbers: A Look at UND’s Athletics Cuts

Reasons why the University cut programs including women's hockey

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota made headlines with its athletics department in march. Not the typical headlines surrounding the eight-time D-I National Champion hockey program, but with news of budget cuts. Part of those cuts included dropping the women’s hockey team and the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. UND’s women’s hockey team celebrates a…

University of North Dakota Cuts Women’s Hockey, Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving

University needs to make $1.3M in cuts to athletic department

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — The University of North Dakota Athletics Department announced on Wednesday, following the discontinuance of its men’s baseball and golf programs in the prior fiscal year, that it will discontinue its varsity women’s hockey and men’s & women’s swimming & diving programs, effective at the end of the 2016-17 academic year as part of the…

UND’s Faison Named Under Armour FCS Athletic Director of the Year

Fighting Hawks featured two Big Sky champs and a National Champion hockey team in 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today that University of North Dakota Athletics Director Brian Faison has been chosen by his peers as a 2016-17 Under Armour Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors of the Year. “On behalf of the Big Sky Conference, congratulations to North Dakota’s Brian Faison for his Athletics Director of the…