ORONO, Maine (AP) — University of Maine Athletic Director Blake James is leaving the school to take a job at the University of Miami.

The university said Tuesday that James will serve as senior associate athletic director for external affairs at the Florida school. He will leave in early September.

James came to Maine in 2003 and became athletic director in 2005.

He previously worked at Miami from 1998 to 2001. He has also held positions at the University of Nebraska and Providence College.


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