Who hires and fires the athletics director at Kansas University? What is his salary and how does it compare to the other Big 12 athletics directors? How many winning football seasons has KU had since Bob Frederick has been AD?
The chancellor hires and fires the athletics director. Frederick's salary is $161,460 which ranks, according to a Big 12 Conference survey, eighth in the league. KU has had four winning football seasons (1991, 1992, 1994 and 1995) since Frederick became AD in 1987.