Bob Burchard and the future of Columbia College athletics were highlighted in a recent article in one of the local newspapers in town. Burchard, who has been the athletic director at the college for 27 years, is overseeing the addition of five new sports by 2016. With new sports, that will bring new athletes (possibly up to 100). With more sports and more students, that could lead to more postseason tournaments, more tuition dollars and also the need for more space.
Read more here: “Burchard heads Columbia College athletics transformation” – Columbia Missourian