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Leonard Raffensperger - Later Life and Death
... Iowa athletic director Paul Brechler only wanted to make a coaching change if he could find a "top man" ... When Evashevski decided to take the Iowa job in 1952, Raffensperger was offered full salary for the final year of his contract and another position in the Iowa athletic ... Raffensperger accepted the offer, and he worked for the Iowa athletic department for over a decade until he decided to retire ...
1939 Iowa Hawkeyes Football Team - Preseason
... Iowa football was clearly struggling as 1939 began ... In fact, the entire Iowa athletic department was in poor financial shape ... Depression had greatly impacted the small farming state, and Iowa's athletic receipts sharply declined throughout the 1930s ...

Famous quotes containing the words athletic and/or iowa:

    Short of a wholesale reform of college athletics—a complete breakdown of the whole system that is now focused on money and power—the women’s programs are just as doomed as the men’s are to move further and further away from the academic mission of their colleges.... We have to decide if that’s the kind of success for women’s sports that we want.
    Christine H. B. Grant, U.S. university athletic director. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A42 (May 12, 1993)

    When I was growing up I used to think that the best thing about coming from Des Moines was that it meant you didn’t come from anywhere else in Iowa. By Iowa standards, Des Moines is a mecca of cosmopolitanism, a dynamic hub of wealth and education, where people wear three-piece suits and dark socks, often simultaneously.
    Bill Bryson (b. 1951)