Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins said Tuesday he plans on making Lawrence his home following his retirement in September of 2011.
“Long before I decided to retire we decided we were going to stay in Lawrence,” Perkins said of he and his wife, Gwen.
“We love this university, this community. We have great friends here. We’ve lived in many, many places, none better than Lawrence,” he added.
Perkins announced his retirement on June 10. He will work at KU until Sept. 4, 2011. He was hired at KU in June of 2003.