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K-State signs AD John Currie to extension through 2020
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas State athletic director John Currie has signed a restructured contract that includes an extension through the 2020 academic year and increases his base salary to $775,000 annually.

The extension announced Friday removes athletically related bonuses from Currie’s contract and turns the compensation into guaranteed salary. His previous agreement allowed him to earn up to 55 percent of his $575,000 salary in incentives up to a maximum of $316,250.

Currie took over Kansas State’s athletic department in May 2009, when it was struggling to break even financially. Since then, he has helped to wipe out the department’s debt and initiated $190 million in facility improvements, primarily to Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

The school has also built a basketball training facility, rowing center and tennis stadium.