• Become more competitive in football and increase the total number of wins
  • Compete for a conference championship in men’s basketball and have a winning season
  • Finish in the top three in the MVC All-Sports standings
  • Increase season tickets and Bears Fund memberships
  • Create new season ticket promotions to increase ticket sales for men’s basketball
  • Reduce the athletics budget deficit by at least $250,000
  • Maintain compliance with all NCAA rules and receive no major infractions
  • Achieve at least a 930 APR score in all sports with an aspirational goal of reaching an average APR score of 985
  • Evaluate new NCAA legislation and develop appropriate strategies to respond and implement

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