Georgia Tech athletic director leaving to take same position at Purdue in July

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Georgia Tech AD Mike Bobinski is on the move. USATSI

Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski is leaving the ACC school to take the same job at Purdue, a source confirmed to CBS Sports early Tuesday.

Georgia Tech subsequently confirmed the news.

"While I regret that Mike is leaving us, I appreciate his tremendous efforts the last three years to forge a unified, strategic direction for the Georgia Tech Athletic Association and to energize our coaches, student-athletes and fans," said Georgia Tech president G.P. "Bud" Peterson. "He has led with integrity, and we wish him the best."

Bobinski has been at Georgia Tech -- where he fired men's basketball coach Brian Gregory in March and replaced him with Josh Pastner in April -- since January 2013. He will replace Morgan Burke at Purdue. Burke is scheduled to retire in July 2017.

Bobinski is mostly known as a "basketball guy" in industry circles. The Notre Dame graduate was formerly the athletic director at Xavier -- where he was employed while the school hired Thad Matta (2001), Sean Miller (2004) and Chris Mack (2009). Bobinski was also the chair of the NCAA Division I men's basketball committee for the 2012-13 season.

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