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We are a professional Association, national in scope, comprised of IA Directors of Athletics.
As stewards of our profession, we bear responsibility for all facets of professional administration of the intercollegiate athletic programs within the community of higher education.
As a service organization, we provide and coordinate a comprehensive array of professional services in response to the needs and wants of our member schools.
- DIA Athletics Directors’ Association Athletic Directors’ Institute
- July 28-30, 2014
Los Colinas, Dallas, TX
- D1A Athletics Directors’ Association Annual Meeting
- D1A Athletics Directors’ Association 2014 Annual Meeting will be held at the DFW Hilton in Grapevine, Texas on Monday, September 22nd and Tuesday, September 23rd
These are the recognized sponsors of the 2013 Annual Meeting.
As he embarks on his third decade as director of intercollegiate athletics at his alma mater, Morgan Burke continues to put his heart and soul into what he truly views as a labor of love. He has worked vigorously to ensure every student-athlete has a positive experience at Purdue University.
A 1973 industrial management graduate and captain of the swimming team his senior year, Burke was a member of Phi Beta Kappa scholastic honorary. After graduation, he continued at Purdue and earned a master's degree in industrial relations in 1975. In 1980, he graduated with a law degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Burke pursued a successful career with Inland Steel Co. after law school, moving through 13 positions in an 18-year span. He was vice president when he departed to return to Purdue.
Beyond Purdue, Burke presently serves on the NCAA Leadership Council, which identifies important issues surrounding the future of the NCAA and reports to the Board of Directors. He previously was a member of several Big Ten boards (Executive, Program/Budget and Compliance committees) and NCAA working groups (Championships and Competitions and Postseason Football committees). In 2010, Burke was honored as the Football Bowl Subdivision Central Region Under Armour AD of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.
Burke has the fifth-longest tenure among current athletics directors at FBS institutions. A highly respected professional of intercollegiate athletics, Morgan will lead the association as it continues to serve the Directors of Athletics in the 1A Association.
1st Vice President
University of Houston
Big Ten Representative
Big Twelve Representative
Sun Belt Representative
Conference USA Representative
Middle Tennessee University
Mountain West Representative
University of New Mexico
University of Arizona
University of Arkansas
Immediate Past President
Iowa State University