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Media Advisory: UM Board of Curators to announce important developments regarding the Memorial Stadium Improvements Project


Christian Basi


The University of Missouri Board of Curators will announce progress and next steps regarding the University of Missouri-Columbia Memorial Stadium Improvements Project.


Robin Wenneker, chair of the UM Board of Curators 
Bob Blitz, curator 
Mun Choi, president of the University of Missouri 
Marcy Girton, interim athletic director 
Eliah Drinkwitz, head football coach 
Representatives from design firm DLR Group  


Noon (approximately) Thursday, April 18. The announcement will follow the public session of the Board of Curators meeting that day. The exact time of the press conference will depend on the length of the meeting. The announcement will be livestreamed:


Turner/Carver Room, Havener Center, Missouri University of Science & Technology. Parking will be available to media and visitors in the underground parking garage at 699 Tim Bradley Way.

NOTE: This project will modernize and improve Memorial Stadium, the historic home facility for Mizzou Football since 1926. Improvements and additions will include significant changes to the north end zone, stadium-wide improvements, upgrades and repairs.  

The press conference will include renderings of the improvements.

Reviewed 2024-04-15