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Good News!!! CU regents approve athletics committee

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    One of the anti-athletics measures that was instituted in the aftermath of the "scandal" was that the Regents' athletic board was disbanded in 2006. I think it's an incredibly positive development that we'll have 3 Regents focused on CU athletics now.

    :woot:

    Read more: CU regents approve athletics committee - Boulder Daily Camera http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_16662038?source=rss#ixzz15nB3zznq
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  2. InTheBuff

    InTheBuff Club Member Club Member

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    this news is HUGE :nod:
    Benson gets less control.

     
  3. colobuffs

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  4. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Is anyone loving this string of good news for a change? We are going to be back baby now Bohn get us a knockout HC!
     
  5. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    Looks like Bohn gets part of his neutered ball re-attached!
     
  6. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    **** yes. good. keep those regents focused on athletics.
     
  7. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    Disbanding the committee that oversaw athletics because there were problems in the athletics department was a stupid idea in the first place...
     
  8. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    It is a very successful tactic for some.

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  9. BinaryBuff

    BinaryBuff mmmm...beer Club Member

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    Good news! I like the positive momentum we seem to be building with the "little things"
     
  10. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Not sure how to react to the article.
    The athletic board meets three times a year.
    The discussion was around GPA by sport.

    What expectations do the voters and fans have for this committee?
    If I were to write a note to a regent for their support in providing a new video board or indoor practice facility, would they care?
     
  12. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    In short, Bohn wouldn't have had to go through Phil and Bruce to fire Dan last year. He would have gone straight through the Regents committee.
     
  13. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    You guys are MISREADING this. This is awful news. Regent Bosley voted AGAINST this and he is the #1 pro-Athletics Regent we have. This adds another layer in his words. Now for Bohn to make a decision he will have to have a committee debate it for 2 months.

    Bosley has told a lot of Buff Clubbers that this was very bad news if it passed. I'm not close to it but my big donor buddy is pissed as hell and definitely not celebrating AD mgmt by committee.
     
  14. Del

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    That's what I was thinking when I saw that he voted no on it.
     
  15. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    The extra layer is a good thing, imo. Because the 3 Regents on the athletics committee will be sticking their neck out with voters. If athletics doesn't win (especially football), people are likely to hold them accountable in elections. Neither the university president nor the campus chancellor face that type of pressure in regard to athletics. I see this as the AD being less dependent on the luck of the draw of having pro-athletics university heads.
     
  16. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    We have been kicking ass without it why the the change?
     
  17. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Looks to me like a reactionary committee, not a visionary one.

    I'm not expecting much strong leadership coming from this group.
    Regents are elected by Colorado voters who have proven time and again to be indifferent and even hostile toasted the achievements of the football program.

    My guess is that the number one priority will be to wrap knuckles when bad press is visited upon the athletic department. I don't see any of these elected officials sticking their necks and reputations on the line in the pursuit of national championships.

    This is the nature of committees made up of mid-level elected officials.
     
  18. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    From what I could see, they haven't filled the committee yet. A lot of the success/failure of this could depend on which three regents end up on it. I would really like to see Bosley get one of the spots....
     

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