The man who redefined East Carolina University sports for the new millennium is stepping away as the school’s director of athletics, but Terry Holland is not going anywhere yet.
Two weeks removed from revealing that the ECU football team was joining the Big East in 2014, the university announced on Wednesday that Holland, 70, will transition to the role of Athletics Director Emeritus, effective when the school finds his successor.
In the same statement, ECU announced that the school’s four-venue Olympic-sports complex, that largely is the fruit of Holland’s labor, soon will bear his name.
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