UTRGV athletic director Chris King accepts job at Robert Morris University

Chris King

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Athletic Director Chris King announced Monday he is accepting a vice president and athletic director role with his alma mater, Robert Morris University.

King served as head of the athletic department since 2009, first with UTPA Athletics before the transition to UTRGV in 2017.

UTRGV Executive Vice President for Finance & Administration, Rick Anderson, will serve as interim director during the national search for his replacement.

“We owe Chris a tremendous debt of gratitude for everything he has done for UTRGV,” said school president Guy Bailey in a news release.