Milley will serve for the 2022-23 academic year.
The current managing editor began working at The Diamondback as a copy editor in 2019.
Mecca is currently the paper's general assignment editor.
Looking back on our history as the print edition ends.
For 110 years, The Diamondback has served the UMD community. That won't change.
The paper's parent company, Maryland Media Inc., announced the move Monday morning.
Three candidates applied for the position.