UA PROJECTS: They included renovations to the Tyson Track Center and a baseball clubhouse.

KNWA reports on University of Arkansas Board of Trustees approval today of roughly $50 million worth of athletic department construction projects on the Fayetteville campus.

They are:

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* An $8 to $10 million track and field operations center at John McDonnell Field

* A $15 to $20 million renovation and expansion of the Randal Tyson Indoor Track Center

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* A $20 to $25 million baseball clubhouse at Baum Stadium.

Gifts and athletic department revenue will pay for the work, which includes interest payments on bonds issued to provide construction financing.

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Details on specifications, bids and site plans can be found on the UA Board agenda, beginning on about page 99.