Assist?nt Director of Athletics for Finance Larry Ivy, who came to the University of Kentucky as director of housing in 1969, is involved prim?rily with the administration and management of the business operations of the Athletics Department. He helps to develop and initiate policies for accounting procedures and related linancial management activities of the department also.
A native of Alabama, Ivy graduated in 1961 from Huntsville High School, where he lettered in four sports. He is a 1967 graduate of the University of Alabama and earned his MBA from Alabama in 1968.
Assistrnt Director of Athletics Frank Ham became assistant director of athletics soon after Cliff Hagan succeeded Harry C. Lancaster as director of athletics.
A native of Scranton, Pa., Ham came to the University in 1959 as administrative assistant to football coach John Ray, and was reassigned to the athletic director's staff in 1972.
Assistant Director of Athletics
Sue Feamster joined the athletics association July 1, 1979 with the merger of the men's and women's programs. Feamster had been the director of women's athletics prior to her appointment cs assistant director of athletics.
A native of Frankfort, she came to the University ?s a graduate student in 1970, was named assistant director of campus recreation in 1972 and director of women's athletics in 1974.
Feamster graduated from Franklin County High School where she was an outstanding tennis player and athlete. While in college she earned letters in tennis, field hockey, basketball and track from Indiana University and Kentucky State Unive'sity, where she earned her B.S. degree inti graduated with honors.
A former teacher and counselor, Feamster is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Feamster cf Frankfort.
SUE FEAMSTER RUSSELL RICE
Sports Information Staff Director
Russell Rice was named sports information director at U.K. in May, 1969, after serving two years as assistant to Ken Kuhn, who retired after more than two decades of service with the University. Rice came to the Wildcats from The Lexington Leader, where he was a general reporter eight years and sports editor five years. A native of Paintsville, Ky., he won letters in football, basketball and baseball at Van Lear High, served with the U.S. Marines in World War II, attended Kentucky Wesleyan College and received his bachelor's at the University of Kentucky in 1951.
For the past 13 years, he has pursued a hobby of researching Kentucky basketball and football. He authored "The Wildcats: A Story of Kentucky Football," and "The Big Blue Machine: A Story of Kentucky Basketball." His latest work is the Kentucky portion of a "History of the Southeastern Conference," updates of "The Wildcats" and "Big Blue Machine," and a new work to be published in November.