ECU athletics director gets new five-year deal

ECU athletics director gets new five-year deal
Published: Feb. 11, 2022 at 10:32 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 11, 2022 at 11:42 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - East Carolina University’s athletics director has a new five-year deal with the university.

Jon Gilbert, who came to ECU in 2018, will continue as athletics director through 2026.

The new contract was approved this morning by the Board of Trustees. Gilbert will continue to be paid $500,000 a year, according to the agreement.

Gibert came to ECU from the University of Southern Mississippi.

“We have persevered and battled through unprecedented times thanks to the generosity of our Pirate Club members, alumni, family, and friends, and we have a solid foundation to build upon as we take the next step for ECU Athletics. This is an exciting time to be a part of ECU Athletics,” Gilbert said.

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