Basketball coach Joe Scott signs extension
University o Denver men’s basketball headcoach Joe Scott has signed a contract extension through the 2014–15 season.Terms o the three-year extension werenot disclosed.“We are proud o the progress that CoachScott and his sta have made since coming to Denver,” says Peg Bradley-Doppes, vicechancellor or athletics and Ritchie Center operations.Scott has increased the Pioneers’ win totalin each o his two seasons at Denver, including a 21–6 record at Magness Arena.“My sta and I are committed to building a sustainable winning program here at Denver,”Scott says. “I like the progress we have made, but we still have work to do and are looking orward to the challenge.” With the youngest team in the nation last season, the Pioneers were 18th in eld-goalpercentage and 22nd in scoring deense, while Nate Rohnert became the third All-Sun BeltConerence rst team member in team history. Scott returns his top eight players while adding three reshmen in 2009–10.Season tickets or the 2009–10 Denver Pioneers are currently on sale. Ticket packagesstart at $64. Individual game tickets go on sale Oct. 5. Admission or DU students is ree with aPioneer Card.
—Media Relations Staff
Trygve Myhren to chair of DU Board of Trustees
Prominent Denver businessman Trygve Myhren has beenelected chairman o the University o Denver Board o Trustees.Myhren, a DU trustee since 1995, began his term Sept. 1, suc-ceeding Joy Burns.Myhren is president o Myhren Media Inc. He previouslyserved as president o the Providence Journal Company, chair-man and CEO o American Television & Communications (nowTime Warner Cable), chairman o the National Cable Television Association and on the boards o eight public companies. He isa ounder or co-ounder o six cable TV networks, including theFood Network, Northwest Cable News and E! Entertainment. At DU, Myhren has served on several trustee committees, sequentially chairing the Univer-sity’s audit, nance and budget, and aculty and educational aairs committees. Myhren and his wie, Vicki, are the principal supporters o the Victoria H. Myhren Gallery in the Shwayder ArtBuilding.Burns, a DU board member or 28 years, served as chairman rom 1990 until 2005 andagain rom 2007 until Aug. 31, 2009. An icon o Denver’s business, civic and proessional sportscommunity, she is president and CEO o the D.C. Burns Realty and Trust Co. and president andowner o the Burnsley Hotel in Denver. She will continue to serve on the board.The Joy Burns Arena at the Ritchie Center and the Joy Burns Plaza in the Newman Center or the Perorming Arts were, in large part, made possible by her generosity. The Franklin L. BurnsSchool o Real Estate and Construction Management is named or her late husband.Peter Gilbertson (BA ’75), ounder and CEO o Anacostia & Pacic Co., joins Myhren andBurns on the board as new member.
—Media Relations Staff
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