Mike Holder's successor promotes adaptation and innovation to meet challenges brought by name, image and likeness, other modern-day NCAA movements
Mike Holder becomes an emeritus athletic director with an emphasis on what he’s done 165 million times better than anyone else in OSU history: fundraising.
Mike Gundy was not among the 11 OSU head coaches who provided commentary during a Mike Holder tribute video.
Chad Weiberg will leave his post as the deputy athletic director and officially assume his position as the acting athletic director starting on Thursday.
Mike Gundy on Dr. Kayse Shrum: “She’s got vision, she’s not afraid to take chances and she has great people skills. And she’s an Oklahoma State grad.”
For the final time with Holder as the athletic director and Bratton as his golf coach, the Cowboys were positioned for a shot at what would have been the 12th national championship in program history.
Udwadia will be the director of tennis at North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village, Calif. Scoville Jenkins has served as the interim head coach since Udwadia left and the national search for a permanent head coach has already started.
ORU got into the business of athletics in 1965 — 56 years ago. Mike Carter has been the athletic director for nearly half of those 56 years.
Brothers David and Danny Edwards, Art Proctor and Floyd Farley will enter the Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame together in a 2021 class that also features long-time Edmond resident and one of the state’s most accomplished professional golfers, Scott Verplank.
The extension is worth $3 million per year.
"The things you do now can make it more likely the stadiums will be at full capacity next season," the editorial states.
Compared to his colleagues’ salary figures before they were impacted by pandemic pay cuts, Mike Boynton would have been the Big 12’s lowest-paid coach by more than $500,000.
Deputy Athletic Director Chad Weiberg will take over as the new Oklahoma State athletic director starting July 1, and OSU president Burns Hargis will recommend Holder’s appointment as athletic director emeritus.
Weiberg, who has been Holder's deputy athletic director since May 2017, takes over as Oklahoma State AD July 1
Even as Mike Holder says the right things, do I believe that he’s at peace with this role change? Absolutely not.
The university issued a release Thursday saying school Burns Hargis will announce the transition during the OSU/A&M regents meeting Friday. Hargis will recommend Holder’s appointment as athletic director emeritus.
"Makes me even more proud to be part of this Cowboy family, class of '81," said Tulsa resident Chris Powell.
OSU coach Mike Boynton describes Barry Hinson as “the personification of ‘loyal and true.’ ”
After he made a fortune in the energy business, his total giving to Oklahoma State University amounted to nearly $600 million.
Without T. Boone Pickens' $165 million donation in 2006, OSU athletic director Mike Holder said, "I feel like we would have been dead in the water for the next 20 years.”
Burns Hargis has never pretended to be engaged with athletics. He never pretended to appreciate or respect the importance of football.
At Boone Pickens Stadium, one luxury suite is reserved for the visiting athletic director and guests. On behalf of TU, who occupies that suite on Saturday?
Because nine OSU assistants have contracts, the university cannot cut their pay unless they agree to the terms.
The furloughs, salary reductions and layoffs will affect approximately 232 of the department's 241 employees, according to the OSU release. Holder, along with every OSU head coach, are among the 16 contractual employees who have voluntarily agreed to pay cuts.