Indiana State names new athletic director

Indiana State University has announced Angie Lansing as the Interim Director of Sycamore Athletics.

A seasoned collegiate athletics administrator and member of ISU's Athletics Hall of Fame, Lansing brings 17 years of experience within Indiana State's Athletics Department. She currently serves as the Senior Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator.
"Indiana State University is very fortunate to have an administrator of Angie's caliber on staff who can fill this important role. Indiana State has the utmost confidence and given her experience and vision for the Sycamores; she is the ideal candidate for this position. At this time, the University's priority is to continue to elevate the tremendous work being done by our student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and staff in Sycamore Athletics," said Dr. Deborah Curtis, President of Indiana State University.
 Lansing previously served as Interim Director of Athletics in 2016. In her current role, Lansing oversees Indiana State's women's basketball, women's soccer, women's golf, volleyball, track and field, and cross country. She is actively involved with various Missouri Valley Conference committees, including Conference Relations and Finance, and as the sport liaison for track and field and cross-country coaches. Additionally, within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), she held the position of NCAA Division I Track & Field and Cross-Country Sport Committee Chair for three years of a four-year term.
"It's a privilege to serve as Indiana State University's Interim Director of Athletics. Sycamore Athletics has a rich history that I will continue to uphold. Our staff works hard every day to support our student-athletes and coaches. I plan to maintain the momentum of our competitive seasons," expressed Lansing. "I look forward to working with the University community and the Terre Haute community as we continue to support our student-athletes and athletic programs."
 Lansing's connection to Indiana State is deeply rooted, having been a former track and field and cross-country athlete and an alumna, earning her degree in accounting in 1998. During her four years as a student-athlete, Lansing achieved numerous accolades, including four consecutive years of earning All-Conference honors, Academic All-American recognition, and holding the titles of ISU Indoor Mile Record Holder and outdoor 1500m record holder.

ISU announced Tuesday that Sherard Clinkscales had stepped down as Director of Athletics “has decided to step down from his role to pursue other opportunities.”

His departure was effective December 31.

Clinkscales' contract had been extended through June 2025.






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