MU athletic director Alden gets five-year contract extension

Missouri athletic director Mike Alden has received a five-year contract extension, MU chancellor Brady Deaton announced Thursday.

With the extension, Alden's contract runs through June 30, 2017. Alden, who is starting his 12th year as MU athletic director, will still receive the same base salary of $287,375 with a guaranteed annual income of $537,375.

Check back at and in Friday's Star for more details.