Portland State University Mail - Fwd: Good luck

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Lorraine Baker <bak4@pdx.edu >

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Wim Wiewel <wim@pdx.edu > To: Lorraine Baker <bak4@pdx.edu > Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 9:54 AM

Forwarded message From: Wim Wiewel <winnoclx.edu > Date: Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 4:37 PM Subject: Good luck To: robert.kelleyaemail.und.edu

Wishing you all the best for your Friday meeting! Original Message From: psupresmix.edu [mailto:psupresodx.edu] Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 9:29 AM To: wim@pdx.edu Subject: Re: Thanks

Quoting "Kelley, Robert Otis" <robert.kelleya.email.und.edu >: > Wim: > Thanks for keeping me informed of your correspondence regarding > UND's ongoing name and logo issue. I'm sorry that the Big Sky > presidents are being involved in this manner. > > > > Having said that, I'm meeting with the NCAA (along with the governor, house majority leader, attorney general and the president of the state board of higher education) on Friday to draw this discussion to, what I hope will be, closure.

> Following the Friday meeting in Indianapolis, I'm told that the > state board will direct me, again, to retire the Sioux name and logo. > > > > > All that remains is to resolve the conflict between the new state statute that requires UND to keep the name, and the constitutional authority of the SBHE to direct the university to retire it. The attorney general has already stated his position that the law is unconstitutional.

> So, I hope we are near the end of this overly long drama. > I'm looking forward to seeing the Big Sky group again in October. > Best,
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Portland State University Mail - Fwd: Good luck

> Bob > Robert 0. Kelley, Ph.D. > President > University of North Dakota > 300 Twamley Hall > 264 Centennial Drive Stop 8193 > Grand Forks, ND 58202-8193 > Phone (701) 777 2121 > Fax (701) 777 3866 > Email Robert.kelley@email.und.edu <mailto:Robert.kelley@email.und.edu >

Portland State Wim Wiewel
President PO Box 751 Portland, OR 97207-0751 (503)725-4419 president@pdx.edu www.pdx.edu


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