“He was shrewd in his business sense, had great passion behind his vision for Idaho State athletics, and was deeply committed to utilizing every avenue available to build the program,” Thiros said in an Idaho State news release. “I know that today, he would be delighted and proud to see this renewed investment in the facility, and in the student athletes.”
Idaho State is planning to install a mural inside the arena, honoring Holt and his contributions to the university, the State Board said in a Tuesday news release.
The dome is the second-oldest facility of its kind in the nation, following only the Houston Astrodome. The ICCU Dome has received a multimillion-dollar renovation over the past two years, funded largely by the credit union.