Following a national search, Colgate University has named Nicki Moore its new Vice President and Director of Athletics.

Moore comes to Colgate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she has served as Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator since 2015.

Moore will begin her new role on July 1st.  She'll replace Victoria Chun, who was recently named AD at Yale University.

"Nicki knows what it means to be a scholar-athlete," said Colgate University President Brian Casey. "Her career exemplifies a commitment to academic rigor and competition at the highest levels - a combination that describes Colgate's own Division I tradition."

Colgate sponsors 25 Division I teams with over 500 student-athletes.