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  1. 501Clone

    501Clone Active Member

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    I understand he's in a tough situation but does anyone else feel like he is not willing to fight for anything?

    Bubu situation was tough obviously, but he was not willing to give Bubu a second chance at all.

    Now VEISHEA happens which was also unfortunate and he just throws a tradition away that has been around for decades.

    Needs to start fighting for things and not always take the easy way out.

    Yes, I'm frustrated.
     
  2. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

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    Not impressed with him compared to the last one....
     
  3. ISUCyclones2015

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    Not a fan so far. He's also a **** in person.
     
  4. Fitzy

    Fitzy Well-Known Member

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    To the public eye, he is starting to come off as a guy who just doesn't give a ****.
     
  5. Cyclonesince78

    Cyclonesince78 Well-Known Member

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    Leath is a quitter. Takes the easy way out.
     
  6. im4cyclones

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    Not really a tough call on this one. I mean, how many more chances does VEISHEA deserve?
     
  7. Cyclonetrombone

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    Parade, Booths, Cherry Pie, pancake tent... celebrations end at 6:00pm every day stop having concerts because the bands usually suck anyway. This stops people from going straight from the concerts, to the bars, to the streets.

    Oh well...
     
  8. 501Clone

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    IMO the pro's still outweigh the cons when it comes to VEISHEA. So yes, it still is worth fighting for.

    Idiots will be idiots no matter where they are.
     
  9. Fitzy

    Fitzy Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday.
     
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  10. CYphyllis

    CYphyllis Well-Known Member

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    This is full of stupidity and is only going to get worse.
     
  11. mj4cy

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    He has a public email address. Voice your opinion to him if you feel that way.

    sleath@iastate.edu
     
  12. Cyclonetrombone

    Cyclonetrombone Well-Known Member

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    I have never me the man but back in 2005 President Geoffrey would routinely wander through the dining centers (primarily Memorial Union) talking with students. I was with a couple friends once and he sat down and talked with us for a minute or so. It was weird as heck at the time but in retrospect, really cool.
     
  13. CyFan61

    CyFan61 Well-Known Member

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    I know a number of people who have disagreed with him on Bubu and VEISHEA. But I never met anyone who has thought this.
     
  14. Fitzy

    Fitzy Well-Known Member

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    I was a freshman during Geoffrey's last year, and you could just tell he genuinely cared about EVERYONE at the University. Leath doesn't come off that way at all.
     
  15. Fitzy

    Fitzy Well-Known Member

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    Meh. He cut me in line at Subway in the MU once. That qualifies as being a **** :jimlad:
     
  16. GWad

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    I've worked closely with Dr Leath and have a great deal of respect for the man and his vision for ISU.
     
  17. wxman1

    wxman1 Well-Known Member

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    As good as Geoffrey was he is that bad.
     
  18. 501Clone

    501Clone Active Member

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    I'm not saying he's not a nice person but he needs to start doing a better job at winning over the public perception of him IMO
     
  19. CyFan61

    CyFan61 Well-Known Member

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    President Leath is a great leader for Iowa State and the university is fortunate to have him.

    He also is one of a handful of university presidents nationwide to have a 100% approval rating from university employees. (Sally Mason has 54% by the way, one of the lowest ratings in the nation.) http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/top-25-universities-work-2013/
     

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