Final report executive summary
On October 19, 2010, following 16 months on campus, former Missouri State Auditor Susan Montee presented the findings of the audit of Missouri State University. That report included items related to JQH Arena and raised several questions regarding the facility.
In response to that audit, Missouri State University President James E. Cofer, Sr. appointed an 11-member Task Force to review JQH Arena and address the issues raised by the state auditor. Dr. Cofer asked for the task force report by April 1, 2011.
The task force was chaired by Brent Dunn, vice president for university advancement, and included three faculty members, two students, one community member and four administrators. The task force’s first meeting was November 16, 2010, and there were six additional meetings through March 2011.
The task force report was unanimously approved by the 11 members.