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RE: Official Football Study Thread
That's the initial fundraising phase. They're doing it quietly, which is weird I think. It's hard with our alumni base to get excited enough to give substantial amount of money when they're being promised nothing. There's no plan for a stadium, there's a few ideas of course but they haven't drawn up anything other than a few plots of land on the master plan.

I haven't heard anything about the biz chron article. They seem to be on their stuff though so it wouldn't surprise me they had tracked this down.
07-14-2007 11:07 AM
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Anyone have the full text of this Atlanta Business Chronicle article? http://atlanta.bizjournals.com/atlanta/s...tory6.html

Start opening the wallets come October. Wonder if there's going to be an angel investor. That'd be pretty damn cool for some guy/company to pony up a significant money during this phase. Stadium naming rights for 10 mil... might work, who knows.
07-16-2007 06:19 PM
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This should link you to the whole story;
http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/stori...00^1490248
07-16-2007 07:10 PM
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Link search:
http://acsdevl.kennesaw.edu/access/story.asp?sto=227

http://coles.kennesaw.edu/documents/working2003.pdf
#2003-19 “Football Market Efficiency and the Embarrassment Factor” Ladd Kochman (Kennesaw State University) and Randy Goodwin (Kennesaw State University) Defining embarrassment as the straight-up loss of a football game by a college team that had been favored by 10 or more points, Kochman and Goodwin hypothesized that embarrassed teams would be pointwise winners in their next game. Despite the intuitive appeal of embarrassment providing extra motivation, K&G found that schools won only half the time (154 out of 308 wagers) in games following embarrassing losses. Teams designated extremely embarrassed by virtue of having lost their previous game when
favored by 20+ points, won at even a lower rate (41.5 percent). Once again the football-betting market has proven to be remarkably efficient.

Bradley on GSU: http://www.ajc.com/blogs/content/shared-..._poor.html

Foundation interview with James A Flemming (President of KSU Foundation; Senior Advisor to the President) Sept 2006:
http://ksuweb.kennesaw.edu/archives/html...leming.pdf
Page 23 - Fundraising
Page 24 - Bridge across Chastain, contiguous campus, expansions)
Page 27 - Athletics
07-16-2007 07:32 PM
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Thanks Collin!
07-16-2007 07:36 PM
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Faculty/Staff complainin about parking: http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/c..._0717.html

Did you guys know the first issue of the Sentinel Newspaper's main story in 1967~ was about parking? That's funny to me.
07-17-2007 04:20 PM
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I was talking to my jazz professor and he told me about this. It's crazy to pay that much for parking. And I agree with the last statement that they shouldn't have to pay that much because they should be honored for working on campus.
07-17-2007 05:08 PM
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Parking is a problem at any major university. Kennesaw is going to need to build some huge parking decks to accomodate the influx of 4 year standard students that will be attending in the next 2-3 years. Kennesaw is in the process of moving from a primarily commuter school for nearby residents to a standard 4 year institution, and with that there will be a huge need for more parking and more housing. It will be a huge challenge that Dr. Papp will need to meet head on.
07-17-2007 07:26 PM
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They're building a huge parking deck already on campus. It's planned at the campus loop rd and frey traffic light, (burruss building lot but further away)
07-17-2007 10:24 PM
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Is KSU going for the entire 30 million dollars in one shot?

GSU is looking at a total figure of 10 million, but is only looking at getting 1 or 2 million by September, then looking at supplementing that with student fees. Then turning back around and seeking more donors.
07-18-2007 10:04 AM
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