Ah, even purple wildcats cannot escape today’s financial turmoil.
New Kansas State athletic director John Currie says a planned $70 million upgrade of the university’s athletic facilities is on hold.
During a forum Monday, Currie told university faculty and students that no projects have been eliminated, but they are all being re-evaluated.
Currie says the review was prompted by a struggling economy combined with expenses recently incurred after questionable financial practices by the university’s former athletic department officials.
Yes, questionable practices such as outfitting basketball coach Vinnie Jones Frank Martin with a special suit that matches his mercurial temperment.
Surprisingly, he looks far more intimidating in the first photo.