As one of the nation’s top collegiate administrators, Jim Livengood brings extensive experience and integrity as a consultant for Collegiate Consulting. The former Athletic Director at UNLV, Arizona, Washington State University and Southern Illinois, provides counsel on collegiate hot-topics as well as strategic collegiate business partnership opportunities.
Mr. Livengood a member of the NCAA Fellows Program to mentor new athletic directors. He has served as a member of the NCAA Peer Review Team from 1994-99, the NCAA Gender Equity Task Force, and the Women’s Committee on Athletics.
Mr. Livengood has been a member of the NACDA Preseason Football Games Committee since 2000 and was a member of the NACDA Strategic Planning Committee from 1999-2001. He served as NACDA president in 1998-1999, and in 1999 was named Division I-A Athletic Director of the Year. He is also a member of the Division 1-A Athletic Directors Association, having served as president of that association in 1998.
Mr. Livengood received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in 1968 and completed his fifth-year education requirement for teaching certification at Central Washington University in 1972. He taught and served as an assistant football coach and track coach at Moses Lake High School, and as head football and basketball coach and counselor at Ephrata High School in Washington from 1972-80 before moving into athletics administration.