Kit Hughes, a six-year veteran of the NC State football staff, has been named to the newly created position of Assistant Athletic Director for Corporate Relations.
Hughes, who served as both assistant director and director of football operations from 2007-2012, was previously named an Assistant Athletic Director in 2011.
His new role will focus on creating strong mutually-beneficial relationships between NC State Athletics and businesses in the Triangle and throughout the state aimed at meeting many of the objectives outlined in the Athletics Strategic Plan.
In addition to identifying ways local and regional businesses can support the goals of the Athletic Department, Hughes will assist in cultivating opportunities for summer jobs and internships for NC State student-athletes, while also monitoring such positions for NCAA Compliance.
A native of Lexington, Mass., Hughes earned a B.A. in sociology in 2001 from Bowdoin College and an M.A. in higher education from Boston College in 2006. He was a four-year letterman in lacrosse at Bowdoin and led his team to the ECAC Championship in 2001.
Hughes is married to the former Kathrine Ranere. The couple and their four children live in Raleigh.