OXFORD, Miss. — The University of Mississippi has announced the hiring of Keith Carter as the new athletics director.
According to the Ole Miss Athletic Department, Carter received a “unanimous recommendation” from those on the search committee.
Chancellor Glenn Boyce released a statement on Friday saying Carter is the right man for the job.
In October, Boyce announced that the university had launched its search for a permanent replacement.
The search committee included Mike Glenn, former Ole Miss and major league baseball player David Dellucci, former Ole Miss women’s basketball player and assistant coach Peggie Gillom-Granderson, former Ole Miss football players Jesse Mitchell, David Morris and Wesley Walls and Ole Miss law professor Ron Rychlak.