Anderson Officially Leaves Maryland

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BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF)--- Former athletic director Kevin Anderson has officially left the University of Maryland. Anderson has been away from his job and the university for six months. In what Maryland and Anderson called "a professional development sabbatical" back in October of 2017.

The university announced today Anderson is done.

“I’m grateful for all that Kevin has done to support our student-athletes to be successful in the classroom, on the field or court, and in life,” said UMD’s President Wallace Loh. “I wish him every success in his future endeavors. I know he’ll inspire many more student-athletes for years to come.”

Anderson joined Maryland in 2010. He hired men's basketball head coach Mark Turgeon, former football coach Randy Edsall plus current head coach DJ Durkin. Anderson also took Maryland from the ACC to Big Ten Conference. During his time in College Park, the Terps won six national championships and 12 appearances in the finals of national championships.

According to the Athletic Department, a national search for Maryland’s next athletic director will begin in the coming weeks. Executive Athletic Director Damon Evans will lead the department until then and has for the past six months.

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