Adrian Dowell

Adrian Dowell

Adrian Dowell was named vice chancellor and director of athletics in November 2021. In his role, Dowell serves on the Chancellor’s Cabinet with oversight of UNO athletics, an NCAA Division I program including 16 varsity sports and spirit squads, and as the chief executive of Baxter Arena.


Biggest story in college sports? It’s about realigning our support of student-athletes.

By: - October 19, 2023

Conference realignment and the hundreds of millions of dollars wrapped up in television contracts and associated consequences have understandably been the story of the summer in college athletics. I believe there’s a bigger story out there than the college sports arms race, and it puts the focus on the lifelong success of our student-athletes. Responsibility […]