STARKVILLE, Miss.- Mississippi State University has begun its nationwide search for a new Athletic Director.
In a statement to the public, President of the University Mark Keenum announced that former Athletic Director Scott Strickland had accepted the AD position at the University of Florida.
Strickland was thanked for his work at MSU and told by Keenum he would always be part of the Bulldog family.
“Over the past six years, Scott raised the profile of MSU athletics, improved facilities across the board and provided the resources for our student athletes to compete for championships,” said Keenum.
The University is moving forward to find a replacement, looking for someone with vision and leadership qualities who is able to meet the high expectations for success at Mississippi State.