Western Michigan Director of Athletics Dan Bartholomae has announced the fire of Laura LeDuc as the Assistant Athletic Director, Administration/Chief of Staff. LeDuc will serve in the newly defined role of Assistant Athletic Director for Administration. In this role, she will oversee day-to-day operations for the Athletic Director’s office, while also being responsible for handling the department’s human resource processes and procedures. LeDuc is coming to WMU Athletics from Cooley Law School, where she served as Senior Director of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness since 2009. During her time at Cooley, she was the head compliance officer for all ABA, HLC, Federal, and State accreditation matters and annual reporting. She also oversaw the stadium naming rights agreement with the Lansing Lugnuts MiLB franchise and taught a Sports Law Course, including Title IX instruction.