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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill holds an impromptu press conference regarding Six Party talks at his hotel in Beijing, China, September 29, 2007. China must use its influence with Myanmar's rulers to stop them from cracking down violently on anti-government protesters there, Hill told reporters. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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Dr. Chris Hill has been athletic director at the University of Utah since 1987. His responsibilities include overseeing the athletic department and supervising all the coaches. During Hill's tenure, the Utah Utes have shown success in several different sports. He has been responsible for hiring Rick Majerus in college basketball and Ron McBride, Urban Meyer, and Kyle Whittingham in college football. He also serves on the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee, which decides which teams are accepted into the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship tournament held each March.

He has also helped improve the athletics facilities at Utah. in 1998, the school remodeled Rice-Eccles Stadium in preparation for the 2002 Winter Olympics, which held the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the stadium. In addition, the following facilities have been improved or built during his tenure: the George S. Eccles Tennis Center, Dee Glen Smith Athletics Center, and the McCarthey Practice Fields.

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