ODESSA -- An interim athletic director has been named for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
On Thursday it was announced that Men's Basketball Head Coach Andy Newman would be taking over effective June 5th.
AD Steven Aicinena announced that he would be retiring from his position on Tuesday.
Newman was hired by UTPB in 2013 after previously coaching at Cal State-Fullerton for ten seasons.
According to the release a search for the permanent athletic director will begin shortly.