Rick Dickson served as the athletic director at Tulane University from 2000 through 2015.[1][2] After taking over in 2000, Tulane teams have since won nine Conference USA Championships. They have advanced to NCAA postseason play 15 times (counting three NCAA Tournament appearances each by the Green Wave women's basketball and men's tennis teams). Tulane advanced to the College World Series in 2001 and 2005. During his administration the Tulane Green Wave became a member of the American Athletic Conference, leaving Conference USA.[3]

Dickson is a graduate of Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma[citation needed] and the University of Tulsa. Previously he was athletic director at Washington State University.[4]

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  1. ^ "Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson announces Retirement". September 25, 2015. Retrieved August 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "Tulane keeps football program". The Victoria Advocate. June 11, 2003. Retrieved November 20, 2010.
  3. ^ "Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson announces Retirement". July 1, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2016.
  4. ^ "Tulane Official Athletic Site: Rick Dickson profile". Tulanegreenwave.com. Retrieved November 20, 2010.