March 25, 2009 |
The months-long search for Tom Hansen's successor as commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference ended Tuesday with the hiring of Larry Scott, a former tennis star at Harvard who most recently has earned high marks as chairman and chief executive of the Women's Tennis Assn. Scott will take over for Hansen, Pac-10 commissioner for the last 26 years, on July 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 2006 |
Tom Hansen, a dancer and choreographer who worked on Broadway, in Las Vegas and on popular television variety shows, has died. He was 80. Hansen, who later in his career taught dance at Palomar College in San Marcos, Calif., died of prostate cancer April 27 at his home in Fallbrook, Calif., according to his longtime companion, Currie Pederson. Hansen began his career in New York City as a chorus dancer at the Roxy Theatre, a popular movie palace in the 1940s.
August 25, 1993 |
Tom Hansen, commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference, is one of about two dozen candidates under consideration to succeed Dick Schultz as executive director of the NCAA. Hansen said he received a letter Monday from NCAA President Joseph Crowley, chairman of the search committee, informing him that he was among those being considered for the job.