USC president Max Nikias named chairman of CFP Board of Managers

BY foxsports • January 11, 2016

College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock announced on Monday that USC president Max Nikias has been named as the chairman of the Playoff's Board of Managers. 

Nikias will replace Nebraska chancellor Harvery Perlman as the chairman. Perlman is retiring from his post at Nebraska this summer. 

“Dr. Nikias has been instrumental in the development and growth of the College Football Playoff,” said Hancock. “We appreciate his leadership and continued support. He is highly respected by his fellow presidents and chancellors and he will be an excellent chair. I also want to take this opportunity to thank Harvey Perlman for the time and energy he has devoted to the playoff. We have been fortunate to have been led by such talented people."

The Board of Managers is responsible for the business, property and affairs of the College Football Playoff. It approves the budgets, policies and operating guidelines of the Playoff. 

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