East Carolina announced on Friday that J. Batt has been named the school’s senior associate athletics director and executive director of the Pirate Club.
Batt, who was previously the associate athletics director and executive director of Maryland’s Terrapin Club, will begin his new job April 30.
“We are confident he will make a great addition to the university as we move into a new era of ECU athletics,” ECU Chancellor Steve Ballard and incoming Athletic Director Jeff Compher said in a joint email distributed to Pirate Club members on Friday. “During this time of constrained fiscal resources and rising expectations, East Carolina University will continue to move forward with a more closely integrated fundraising and engagement operation as we strive to navigate the challenges ahead.”
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