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Patrick Hundley To Fill VP Role at Arkansas Tech on Interim Basis (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Patrick D. Hundley will serve as interim vice president for development at Arkansas Tech University at Russellville, succeeding Jayne Jones, who has accepted a new role as coordinator of special projects for the institution.

Kansas' Terry Mohajir To Be Named Arkansas State Red Wolves' New Athletic Director

by Chris Bahn 9/18/2012 8:21 pm

Arkansas State University will name Terry Mohajir as athletic director on Wednesday. Sources tell ArkansasSports360.com Mohajir was selected among three finalists. The announcement is set for 10:30 a.m. Who is Mohajir?

ASU Baseball Coach Tommy Raffo Receives Contract Extension

by ASU Sports Information 8/8/2012 3:42 pm

Arkansas State University head baseball coach Tommy Raffo has been awarded a five-year contract extension, Chancellor Tim Hudson announced Wednesday afternoon. Raffo’s contract has been amended to run through 2017.

Arkansas State's Dean Lee Harbors No Ill Will In Latest Release

by Tre Baker 8/8/2012 11:19 am

Former ASU athletic director Dean Lee says in an official statement released Wednesday that it has been his honor to be associated with the program.

[Update] Red Wolves' Dean Lee Out As Athletic Director For Arkansas State, Reassigned

by 8/7/2012 3:34 pm

Arkansas State University is expected to announce that Athletic Director Dean Lee has been re-assigned to another position at the university, ArkansasSports360.com has learned. Sources close to the situation say Lee will remain employed by ASU in the advancement office. A search for his replacement as athletic director will begin immediately.

Bahn: Arkansas State's Malzahn Pitches Vision For Red Wolves In Statewide Speaking Tour

by Chris Bahn 5/18/2012 4:45 pm

Arkansas State Coach Gus Malzahn made 15 stops in 14 different towns and covered approximately 1,100 miles working to promote the Red Wolves earlier this week. ArkansasSports360.com was with Malzahn for the final day of the trip, which included stops in Bryant, Pine Bluff, El Dorado, Fordyce and Hot Springs. There were few signs of fatigue for the coach throughout Thursday’s final day of the trip.

Arkansas State Charging Admission To Spring Football Game

by Chris Bahn 4/4/2012 10:18 am

Arkansas State is doing its best to capitalize on any extra interest generated from a 10-victory season and the hiring of Gus Malzahn. That includes paying admission to watch the spring game on April 14.

Arkansas Business: Red Wolves' 'Next Level' Of Football Comes At A Cost

by 3/27/2012 1:38 pm

Season ticket sales have improved modestly the last four years at Arkansas State. Entering last year — and coming off a four-victory 2010 — the number of ticket holders jumped. So you can imagine the optimism administrators at ASU must have as they begin making their sales push for 2012. Gus Malzahn has taken over the program, which hit the 10-victory plateau and won the Sun Belt Conference title.

ASU President Has 'No Concerns' Financial Commitment To Gus Malzahn Is Strong

by Chris Bahn 2/23/2012 2:26 pm

Dr. Chuck Welch understands why outsiders are skeptical. Welch, the Arkansas State System President, recognizes the financial commitment made to football Coach Gus Malzahn is substantially more than what the school has paid in the past. He knows the vision for the program with Malzahn at the helm is beyond anything ASU has outlined before. But Welch told ArkansasSports360.com on Thursday there “are no concerns whatsoever on our part to meet our obligations” to Malzahn.

ASU Releases Gus Malzahn 5-Year Compensation Package

by 12/15/2011 1:51 pm

Head football coach Gus Malzahn’s letter of agreement with Arkansas State University calls for a five-year contract paying a base salary of $156,000 authorized by the state, plus bonus incentives and all profits from television and radio shows, football camps and clinics.

Bahn: Opportunity Too Much For Arkansas State, Malzahn To Pass Up

by Chris Bahn 12/14/2011 7:45 pm

Knowing where Gus Malzahn was a year ago, ASU Athletic Director Dean Lee was still a little stunned that ASU had just landed him as its 28th head coach. Lee’s reaction post-Malzahn press conference was no different than most of the college football following public. Everybody was trying to make sense of how Malzahn wound up at Arkansas State, a school that won the Sun Belt title outright for the first time since joining the league. Could Lee have imagined hiring Malzahn was possible a year ago or, heck, even a week ago?

Gunn Takes Over Arkansas State In Interim Capacity, Search Begins For Red Wolves Coach

by Daniel McFadin 12/5/2011 10:31 pm

Arkansas State is searching for a head football coach for the second time in a year. Athletic Director Dean Lee addressed the media on Monday with interim head coach David Gunn on the status of ASU football in the wake of the departure of Hugh Freeze to Ole Miss.

USA Today: ASU's Lee Ranks In Middle Of Sun Belt Athletic Director Salaries

by Chris Bahn 10/6/2011 9:37 am

Arkansas State athletic director Dean Lee ranks fifth in salary among administrators for football-playing Sun Belt Conference schools, according to a USA Today database. Lee is making $192,179 annually. His compensation package does not include bonus incentives.

ASU Scheduled To Face Oregon In 2012

by ASU Media Relations 1/14/2011 1:31 pm

The Arkansas State Athletics Department announced Friday that it gained a guaranteed national television game on ESPN?or ESPN2 for the 2011 season during the process of adding national-power Oregon, which finished the 2010 season ranked No. 2 in the final BCS standings, to its 2012 football schedule.

AP: Razorbacks' Football Success Highlights 2010 In Arkansas Sports

by The Associated Press 12/28/2010 9:09 am

What were the state's biggest sports stories for 2010? It started with Arkansas football.

No ASU 'Blind Side': Red Wolves Promote Freeze to Take Football Reins

by ArkansasSports360.com Staff 12/2/2010 6:10 pm

For his first bold statement on his first day as the head football coach at Arkansas State, Hugh Freeze promised for next season an upset no one sees coming and a Sun Belt Conference championship.

[Update] UCA, Memphis, Virginia Tech On 2011 ASU Football Schedule

by Chris Bahn 10/14/2010 2:27 pm

Finally, Arkansas State appears to be getting that in-state football fan folks have been arguing about for years. Sort of. The Jonesboro Sun reports that a game between ASU and Central Arkansas is “in the works.” Athletic Director Dean Lee said “nothing is signed, nothing is formal,” but both schools appear close to agreeing to their first meeting since 1997.

Red Wolves Hire Former Mississippi State Final Four Coach As Assistant

by The Associated Press 8/30/2010 9:37 pm

Former Mississippi State basketball coach Richard Williams has been hired as an assistant at Arkansas State. Williams, who took the Bulldogs to the 1996 Final Four, was announced as a new member of the Red Wolves' staff Monday. He'll work for Arkansas State coach John Brady, who also took a Southeastern Conference team to the Final Four when he was LSU's coach in 2006.

ASU Officials Clarify Remarks Attributed to Basketball Transfer Concerning Investigation

by Jim Harris 7/22/2010 1:00 pm

In case you may have seen quotes attributed to Arkansas State athletic director Dean Lee concerning what he discussed with a basketball transfer, ASU's information office sent out a press release earlier today attempt to clarify those remarks.