LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Athletic director Shawn Eichorst receives mostly positive reviews in an internal study of the leadership and culture of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln athletic department.

The university on Tuesday released findings of the review. The review began in January and was conducted by the SilverStone Group of Omaha.

University President Hank Bounds said the review shows the athletic department is "high-performing" under Eichorst. Bounds says Eichorst "has opportunities to strengthen communications so that internal and external stakeholders can be even more closely engaged with the Athletic Department's goals and activities."

Electronic surveys were sent to 327 people, most of them department employees, and 237 responded. Telephone and in-person interviews also were conducted.

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