Dr. Derrick Gragg Named TU AD
Dr. Derrick Gragg has been selected as The University of Tulsa’s vice president and director of athletics.
Gragg has spent the past seven years as the Director of Athletics at Eastern Michigan University. He has spent the past 20 years at the universities of Arkansas, Michigan, Missouri and Vanderbilt.
Under Gragg’s leadership, Eastern Michigan has enjoyed successful campaigns on the field, the classroom and fundraising.
A former collegiate wide receiver, Gragg lettered four years at Vanderbilt while earning his bachelor’s degree in human development in 1992. He earned his master’s degree in sports administration from Wayne State University in 1999. Gragg earned his doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Arkansas in May of 2004.
A native of Huntsville, Ala., Gragg was inducted into the Huntsville-Madison County (Ala.) Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010. He is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the Black Coaches and Administrators ().