MEDIA ADVISORY: Mizzou to introduce new Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois

August 10, 2021
Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430,


University of Missouri officials will officially introduce Desiree Reed-Francois, the new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at a press conference.


Speakers include:

  • Darryl Chatman, chair of the University of Missouri Board of Curators
  • Mun Choi, president of the University of Missouri
  • Desiree Reed-Francois, MU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics


10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11


Walsworth Family Commons Club, east side of Memorial Stadium

The press conference will be livestreamed on the SEC Network+.


Due to COVID-19, face coverings/masks will be required, and small group interviews after the press conference will be limited in both size (5-10 reporters) and time to ensure everyone has an opportunity to ask questions. Please contact Christian Basi at 573-882-4430 or to RSVP if you are interested in a small group interview following the press conference.

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