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    Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Who is attending this?



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    Who is attending this?

    I am going to miss him. He's had such a postive effect on Iowa State as a whole and on the athletic department.

    We've witnessed this week what happens when there is no accountability at a school.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

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    Invited. Cannot go. Disappointed.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Geoffroy has such a positive effect on this university that it's almost not fair for anyone to have to follow him. He will be so missed.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Has Leath already taken over?



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by cyguytillidie View Post
    Has Leath already taken over?
    In February. I imagine that they're doing this in December as a finale to his last full semester at ISU.


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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by cyguytillidie View Post
    Has Leath already taken over?
    February, I think. I've also read that Geoffroy would like to stick around in some capacity, maybe even teaching some courses. I sincerely hope that occurs; Geoffroy has been an absolutely ideal administrator.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    He is going to teach Chemistry. That opens up his evenings and weekends for family. It is great that he wil still be a part of the ISU family.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Geoffroy gets bagged on a lot but there is no doubt that he understood what it means to have great athletic programs. He understood the impact athletics has on the visibility of the university and he did all he could to give the AD everything needed to be successful. He will be missed.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Geoffroy gets bagged on a lot but there is no doubt that he understood what it means to have great athletic programs. He understood the impact athletics has on the visibility of the university and he did all he could to give the AD everything needed to be successful. He will be missed.

    Who does he get bagged on by?



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    Who does he get bagged on by?
    I asked the same thing; he's extremely revered. About the only thing I can recall being contentious during his tenure is how the 04 VIESHEA situation was handled...but there'd be unhappy folks no matter how that was dealt with.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    You'll be pretty damn hard pressed to see a college president be liked as well as GG is.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    Who does he get bagged on by?
    I'd like to know this as well.



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    Re: Fare thee well Geoffroy

    You guys have never heard others complain about GG? I usually hear it from the uneducated casual fans, just over stupid piddly stuff, thinking that he hasn't done enough to help athletics succeed. Those of us who really pay attention to the goings on know that he has been a great friend to the AD.



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