The University of Arizona’s new Athletic Director Desire Reed-Francois is meeting with local media on campus Tuesday at 9 a.m.

Reed-Francois, previously the AD at the University of Missouri, was announced to lead the UA’s athletic department on Monday, Feb. 19. A graduate of the UA’s College of Law, Reed-Francois is set to officially take over as AD on March 3.


Reed-Francois will be taking over for interim AD Mike Candrea, who stepped in after Dave Heeke was dismissed and left the athletic director role earlier this month.

More to come in our 5 & 6 p.m. newscasts later today.


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