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What They're Saying About McGillis

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Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky

"Bill is a wonderful athletic administrator with tremendous experience.  He is also a terrific person with a perfect skill set to be successful at Southern Miss.  We are excited to welcome him into the conference."

Ole Miss Director of Athletics Ross Bjork

"Congratulations to Dr. Bennett and The University of Southern Mississippi on a great hire with Bill McGillis.  I have had the pleasure of developing a strong friendship and professional relationship with Bill for well over a decade, and I believe he is the perfect fit for USM.  He has the experience of leading several athletics programs to new heights, and his strong connections around the country will serve the Golden Eagle program well moving forward.  Just like we have, I know the McGillis family will love the people of Mississippi, and we welcome them to the Magnolia State."

University of Miami Director of Athletics Blake James

"Bill is a true leader in our profession.  His experience, his passion and his dedication to excellence will take USM to unprecedented success.  Southern Miss should be excited about the future with Bill at the helm."

Arkansas Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long

"Bill McGillis is an outstanding individual who has over 20 years of experience at multiple levels of NCAA membership. His enthusiasm, work ethic and principled leadership will build the program, while making a quality student-athlete experience a focal point. Southern Miss has made a tremendous choice in Bill McGillis."

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