And Mizzou is weeks away from publicly declaring a capital campaign toward a $100 million facilities makeover that it stresses was being crafted long before the SEC move was a gleam in its eye.
"We haven't changed course at all (from eight months ago), nor do we think we need to," said MU associated athletics director Tim Hickman, albeit acknowledging he expects the move to the SEC to further motivate donors.
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Also on the front lines of priorities will be enhancements of the baseball and softball stadiums, as well as golf and tennis, which already has begun.
For now, though, MU perhaps is busier trying to understand all it has to get done to be aligned with SEC style and baselines than anything else.
"There's a million details," Hickman said, "and we're just beginning."
Monday, December 5, 2011
♦ Mizzou already busy in transition to SEC (St. Louis Post Dispatch)