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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Profiles in Leadership: OSU President Gordon Gee

From Tuesday's press conference in Columbus:

REPORTER:  Did you ever consider firing Coach Tressel?

GORDON GEE:  "No.  Are you kidding?  I'm just hoping the coach doesn't dismiss me."

9 comments:

phil said...

Bowties and Sweatervests. At least the OSU tailors have a great sense of humor.

Andy said...

1) Nothing says more about "lack of institutional control" than this statement.

2) I thought Orville Redenbacher died in 1995. I guess I was wrong.

Yost said...

I was thinking ex-Illinois Senator Paul Simon myself.

surrounded in columbus said...

year's from now, in business PR & communications classes on campuses across the country (outside of central ohio), clips of this presser will be used as a teaching tool of how NOT to break bad news to the public.

hell, even the Dispatch thought it was bad.

srudoff said...

it WAS bad

it was like watching a freshman theater class putting on a play

i feel like a kid that just found out his dad was cheating on his mom.

bring on urban meyer

Mikoyan said...

George Will wears a bow tie as well.

Todd not Boeckman said...

Rud--I'm not quite there. But its close.

Bigasshammm said...

Shit rolls downhill. And since OH is below Michigan on the map that's a good enough hill to me.

srudoff said...

BAH - the world is round. We're closer to the equator. You're downhill from us. Enjoy the shit.