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Keith Carter named Interim Athletics Director

Four days after Ross Bjork departed Ole Miss to become the Athletics Director at Texas A&M, the school announced Keith Carter will serve as interim AD as the school begins a search for Bjork’s replacement

“Keith Carter is a well-known leader with Ole Miss Athletics. He has succeeded consistently as a Rebel athlete, athletics administrator, broadcaster, and fundraiser,” interim chancellor Larry Sparks said. “His standing with Rebel fans everywhere will serve Ole Miss Athletics and the university well during this interim period.”

Carter has served as Ole Miss Deputy A.D. for Development and Resource Acquisition since February 2018. He is the Chief Revenue Officer for the athletics department while overseeing the Foundation and serving as the sport administrator for baseball and men’s basketball.

“As a student-athlete and administrator, I have experienced tremendous heights at Ole Miss and share a deep passion for this university,” Carter said. “Our athletics department has great momentum, and I want to ensure that our program continues on its upward rise until permanent leadership is in place. With our outstanding coaches and staff and the support of Rebel Nation, Ole Miss is poised for big things, and I look forward to leading that charge during this time of transition.”

The search for a permanent AD could potentially be a long one. Ole Miss does not currently have a permanent chancellor in place. Sparks will not make the AD hire, so it is believed a permanent chancellor will be named before Bjork’s replacement is hired.

PHOTO CREDIT: Ole Miss Athletics

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