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    U of I Pres. contract not renewed

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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    It means she is now an at-will employee and if she doesn't straighten out her tired act, they can fire her with no repercussions.



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    It also means the Board of Regents is sick and tired of seeing the Univ of Iowa on the front page of the DM Register (for all the wrong reasons). Her days are numbered.



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Isn't this how Geoffrey gave BVD the hint to look for another job?



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Sounds like her grade was an F for fail.


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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Isn't this how Geoffrey gave BVD the hint to look for another job?
    Yes, he went onto a year to year contract vs. having a multi-year deal. Wasn't long after he was gone.



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    The BOR better be careful what they wish for. If memory serves me it took well over a year and two retained searches costing in excess of $200K (combined) to hire Sally Mason.

    They claim it is a difficult position to fill because you have to run both a university and a hospital.

    I think it's difficult to fill cuz most educated people don't want to be a stinking Hawkeye.



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Quote Originally Posted by intrepid27 View Post
    The BOR better be careful what they wish for. If memory serves me it took well over a year and two retained searches costing in excess of $200K (combined) to hire Sally Mason.

    They claim it is a difficult position to fill because you have to run both a university and a hospital.

    I think it's difficult to fill cuz most educated people don't want to be a stinking Hawkeye.
    Perhaps they need to split out the hospital administrator duties to a separate position. It would be difficult for anyone to do both well.

    I agree on the stinking squawkeye sentiment.


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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Quote Originally Posted by intrepid27 View Post
    The BOR better be careful what they wish for. If memory serves me it took well over a year and two retained searches costing in excess of $200K (combined) to hire Sally Mason.

    They claim it is a difficult position to fill because you have to run both a university and a hospital.

    I think it's difficult to fill cuz most educated people don't want to be a stinking Hawkeye.
    Since they would not be paying the salary of a president, wouldn't that still be a cost savings even with the 200K search?



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    I father-in-law is a research doctor/lecturer at the hospital and he has been saying for a while that he and many other's at the university feel that Mason is unfit as an administrator.


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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Well, this could be a beginning to the end of the UI celebrating mediocrity. Let's hope Barta is next.



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Apparently Ferentz isn't judged by the same standards.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Quote Originally Posted by besserheimerphat View Post
    I father-in-law is a research doctor/lecturer at the hospital and he has been saying for a while that he and many other's at the university feel that Mason is unfit as an administrator.
    You can tell that by every quote you've ever heard from her



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    I heard that they have interviewed Paul Rhoads for the position and are going to offer it to him. Word on the street is that he is already packing.



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    Re: U of I Pres. contract not renewed

    Quote Originally Posted by VTXCyRyD View Post
    I heard that they have interviewed Paul Rhoads for the position and are going to offer it to him. Word on the street is that he is already packing.
    Here we go again...


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