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Kunzer-Murphy's contract as AD approved at UNLV

Las Vegas, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Tina Kunzer-Murphy received a three-year contract to become the athletics director at UNLV.

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents approved the deal on Friday, thus removing the interim tag she's held since taking over the job July 1.

Prior to her time at UNLV, she spent 12 years as the executive director of the Las Vegas Bowl for ESPN Regional Television Inc.

Kunzer-Murphy, a Las Vegas native and UNLV graduate, was a player and head coach of women's tennis at the school.

12/06 19:44:07 ET