University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead has been elected vice president of the Southeastern Conference. The election took place May 31 during the conference’s annual spring meeting in Destin, Florida.
Eli Capilouto, president of the University of Kentucky, will serve as president of the SEC.
Morehead will remain on the SEC’s Executive Committee, which oversees the financial and fiscal affairs of the SEC, including approving the annual operating budget of the conference.
Morehead also continues to represent the SEC as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Presidential Forum and as a member of the NCAA Task Force on Name, Image and Likeness.
He formerly chaired the SEC Working Group on Compliance, Enforcement, and Governance and served on the SEC Working Group on Student-Athlete Conduct.