Statement from University of Missouri President Elson S. Floyd Regarding Press Conference by Former MU Men’s Basketball Coach Quin Snyder


Christian Basi

February 15, 2006

Contact: Jennifer Hollingshead

Office: (573) 882-0601


University of Missouri President Elson S. Floyd issued the following statement in response to former MU men’s basketball Coach Quin Snyder’s comments about a conversation last week that led to Coach Snyder’s decision to step down.

“I am startled to hear that anyone suggested that the president of the University had any role in the events surrounding the discussion with Quin Snyder,” Floyd said. “I was never consulted prior to this reported conversation.”

President Floyd noted that he is not disputing Coach Snyder’s recollection of the conversation.