Lindner Center - 4/26/18

The Richard E. Lindner Athletics Center, home to University of Cincinnati Athletics.

The University of Cincinnati is expected to announce John Cunningham of the University of Minnesota as its next athletic director, according to The Athletic.

BearcatJournal.com named Cunningham as a finalist for the job last week.

Cunningham has been Deputy Athletics Director at Minnesota since July 2016.

Prior to Minnesota, he served as the Deputy Athletics Director for Administration at Syracuse University. 

Cunningham is a graduate of Texas Christian University and the University of Nebraska's College of Law.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Huffmon is a fourth-year communications student from Tiffin, Ohio. He often covers UC athletics. He interned at the Kentucky Speedway in the summer of 2019 and has written for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Cincinnati Enquirer.