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Title: Deputy Commissioner
Tim Weiser joined the Big 12 as Deputy Commissioner in 2008. He serves as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) in the day-to-day functions of the Conference office and is also the primary liaison to the board of directors in conjunction with the Big 12 legal counsel.
Prior to joining the Conference, Weiser was the Director of Athletics at Kansas State University from 2001 to 2008. During his tenure, K-State became the first Big 12 institution to win conference championships in three top-tier sports in a single year (2003-04; football, volleyball, women’s basketball). The athletic department generated record revenues in the areas of fundraising and corporate sponsorships under Weiser’s direction.
Weiser served as Athletics Director at Colorado State University from 1997 to 2001. He began his career in collegiate athletics administration in 1983 at Wichita State. In 1988 he was named athletics director at Austin Peay before taking the same post at Eastern Michigan in 1993.
The Great Bend, Kansas native is a graduate of Emporia State with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's in counseling. Weiser has been active on the national level where he was president of the Division I-A Athletic Directors' Association, in addition to serving on the NCAA's Championships/Competition Cabinet and Division I Baseball Committee. He was inducted into the Emporia State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005.