President Peterson has announced his retirement

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  1. 18in32

    18in32 Petard Hoister

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    Actually Bobby Jones is the president in perpetuity of Augusta National. And I agree that his team, GT, doesn't usually suck.
     
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  2. Flywheel

    Flywheel What year is it?

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    Tony Elliot: Georgia Tech hasn't called me about the vacant Presidency.
     
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  3. midatlantech

    midatlantech Dodd-Like

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    I could not agree more. Add in that he led the NCAA against local jurisdictions. IMO he simply rarely represented the somewhat conservatives school, students and alumni. (Understand that Tech’s own are rarely emotional about issues but rather are introspective and analytical, naturally becoming conservative using the same skills honed at Tech.)
     
  4. midatlantech

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    The last I looked, MIT supports more NCAA than any other.
     
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    Akinji07 Inventor of Thursdays

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    Remember how excited we were to have a new Pres who was a former player at Colorado? That didn't last long, did it?
     
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  7. MWT80

    MWT80 Varsity Lurker

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  8. GT flunkout

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    I offered Bud Peterson a hot dog at my El Paso Sun Bowl tailgate in 2011. He turned it down.

    öööö that guy
     
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  11. midatlantech

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    CPJ for President. Engineers will go back to all calculations with slide rules.
     
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  13. Valdosta_Jacket

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    The next president needs to be a political force in Georgia.

    Uga is 4 spots behind Tech academically according to the US News public school rankings. Yes, you can argue all day long these rankings are BS, but they’re what most people go by. They’ve made great strides and somehow politicked their way to an engineering program. We need to add a law school, medical school, education college, more liberal arts, and more art and design degrees. Tech must have more robust degree choices to get to the next level. All of these can be uniquely Tech focused... IP law, STEM education, etc.

    Tech also has about 30,000 (!) students now, but you’d never know it because only 30% are actually from Georgia. A shockingly low number for a public university. I don’t think cutting the pipeline to international talent is in the best interest of Tech or the state, so offering more degrees would give Georgia citizens more opportunities to receive an excellent education. Could you imagine 15,000 more local students? Attendance would skyrocket at games...
     
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  14. Flywheel

    Flywheel What year is it?

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    Good luck getting anything past the BoR that would make attendance skyrocket at games.
     
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    These are great ideas.
     
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    Fake News.

    32% of undergrad students are from OUT of state.
    12% are international.
     
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  19. GT flunkout

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    Those factual numbers are so out of line with most public schools there's no need to embellish them.

    Diversifying the curriculum would definitely make us more competitive for top students in state that go to UGA. Not necessarily arguing for or against.
     
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