UW’s Alvarez signs contract extension through 2021

UW’s Alvarez signs contract extension through 2021

University of Wisconsin Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez has signed a contract extension through 2021, according to uwbadgers.com.

Alvarez’s new agreement went into effect on Sept. 1.

The new contract came after a successful performance review with UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Black, officials said.

Alvarez coached the Badger football program for 16 seasons. Wisconsin has won 56 conference titles and 14 national championships during his years as athletic director.