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Re: President Lovell Passes Away
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2024, 05:05:57 PM »
I am legit sad about this. He lived his faith. Did great work for the University as well.
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RIP Dr. Michael Lovell
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2024, 05:08:06 PM »
Dr. Lovell passed away yesterday while in Rome. Marquette just shared the post on Twitter. Rest in peace, a giant loss for the entire Marquette community.

https://x.com/marquetteu/status/1799924616141402207?s=46&t=y09G3XF0pbaZZc_-K-dYSw
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Re: RIP Dr. Michael Lovell
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2024, 05:11:22 PM »
Wow…..wow. This is terrible. crap.

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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2024, 05:13:59 PM »
I just received the email and am in shock.

I saw him at the NYC Circles event in March and he seemed in a good place.

Just very shocking and it sounds like he was in Rome so I hope the family is OK getting back.

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Re: RIP Dr. Michael Lovell
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2024, 05:15:31 PM »
Ugh. Awful news. From what little time I interected with him, and what else I know about him, he seemed like a legitimately good guy.
RIP.

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Re: RIP Dr. Michael Lovell
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2024, 05:18:43 PM »
A huge loss for the Marquette community.  He was a great person in every respect.

I talked to him at an MU Christmas party last year and he assured me that he was doing fine. I don't know if he was putting on a brave face,  or he took an unexpected turn for the worse.

I suspect the latter,  as I doubt he would have traveled if he knew how gravely I'll he was
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Re: RIP Dr. Michael Lovell
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2024, 05:24:56 PM »
Dr Lovell was completely devoted to MU. The intensity of his effort was always how I will remember him. From everything I observed , he was genuinely dedicated to the students .

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Re: RIP Dr. Michael Lovell
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2024, 05:26:07 PM »
Well said, everyone. A huge loss. May he rest in peace.

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Re: President Lovell Passes Away
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2024, 05:26:09 PM »
I feel very sorry for his family and the Marquette community.

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Re: RIP Dr. Michael Lovell
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2024, 05:28:26 PM »
Wow, huge loss.   Wow.  Awful.

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Re: RIP Dr. Michael Lovell
« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2024, 05:30:50 PM »
So incredibly sad.  A wonderful person and the core of the MU community. May he rest in peace. 

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« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2024, 05:31:49 PM »
Very big loss for the Marquette community and Greater Milwaukee.  Lovell was a God-send after the trainwreck of Pilarz.  He was the model for what MU needs in a President - innovative, entrepreneurial, and a business perspective and acumen that was beyond past MU Presidents.  Peace be with his family at this tragic time.

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« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2024, 05:40:40 PM »
RIP to a good man, and a great representative of Marquette.

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« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2024, 05:48:28 PM »
Prayers to his family.

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« Reply #15 on: June 09, 2024, 05:56:39 PM »
I am legit sad about this. He lived his faith. Did great work for the University as well.

100% agree. He was dedicated to his family, his faith and Marquette. So sad.

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Re: President Lovell Passes Away
« Reply #16 on: June 09, 2024, 05:59:10 PM »
Ughhh.  Awful news.  My deepest condolences to his family. 

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« Reply #17 on: June 09, 2024, 05:59:52 PM »
Incredible man who meant a ton to us and our Marquette community

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« Reply #18 on: June 09, 2024, 06:02:50 PM »
Very sad to hear this.

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« Reply #19 on: June 09, 2024, 06:07:51 PM »
Thank you for your guidance and leadership. 
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« Reply #20 on: June 09, 2024, 06:11:54 PM »
My wife and I were very sorry to hear about this. He was a fine man.
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Re: President Lovell Passes Away
« Reply #21 on: June 09, 2024, 06:28:20 PM »
He was a true North Star for the university. Sometimes MU struggled to execute his vision. This is a tremendous loss for the university and community. They have a big leadership void.

My thoughts and prayers to the family.

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« Reply #22 on: June 09, 2024, 06:32:18 PM »
Sad day for the university and family.  Also a sad day for the greater Milwaukee community. 
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Re: President Lovell Passes Away
« Reply #23 on: June 09, 2024, 06:33:06 PM »
Very sad. My condolences to the family. He battled his illness and still moved MU forward. That takes a lot of heart.

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« Reply #24 on: June 09, 2024, 06:58:40 PM »
I couldn't see how anyone could step into Fr Wild's shoes, and Dr Lovell did a wonderful job of excelling while amply filling big shoes.

Sad sad day - https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/education/2024/06/09/marquette-president-michael-lovell-dies/74038897007/

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« Reply #25 on: June 09, 2024, 07:24:02 PM »
Horrible news.  Horrible disease.  Such a high character guy.  May he rest in peace.  Prayers that he had a gentle journey.  Goose, as your father said, "too soon the sun sets in the west."
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« Reply #26 on: June 09, 2024, 07:25:31 PM »
I never had the honor of meeting President Lovell but deeply appreciate what he did for our alma mater and the love he showed for it. MU is in a better place thanks to him. On a personal level, we followed each other on Peloton, and we often took many of the same rides as we apparently have similar tastes in music and instructors. He was HARD to beat on the leaderboard!

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« Reply #27 on: June 09, 2024, 07:54:07 PM »
I'm heartbroken over this.  He was an incredible leader and genuine human being. I feel for his family
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« Reply #28 on: June 09, 2024, 07:55:20 PM »
Sir

This really is sad news and my Dad’s words hold true with this loss.

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« Reply #29 on: June 09, 2024, 08:08:39 PM »
Heartbreaking I talked to him for a few minutes in Hawaii at the MU service project.  We talked about his Cancer and my dad and father-in-law who both had died of cancer over the past few years.  He was kind and caring. The fact that he was at the service project was pretty impressive.  He was a great leader for the University and he will be missed.

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« Reply #30 on: June 09, 2024, 08:19:56 PM »
He was a leader and a follower of Jesus in the best traditions of our shared faith.

Prayers for his family. I'm sure this has been a really tough moment for them.

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« Reply #31 on: June 09, 2024, 08:36:40 PM »
Terrible news. He was a great leader for the university and, by all accounts, a good man. MU is better and stronger thanks to Dr. Lovell. Prayers and condolences to his family.

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« Reply #32 on: June 09, 2024, 09:34:56 PM »
Damn!  What a loss.  Prayers for his family. Will be hard to replace.  MU has big big decisions coming up.

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« Reply #33 on: June 09, 2024, 10:48:53 PM »
Most nights at 10pm, when the wind is out of the NE, from my rented place in Green Oaks, IL, I can clearly hear the playing of Taps from the nearby Naval Station Great Lakes. For some reason, tonight, without yet hearing the news of Dr Lovell’s passing, as taps began to play, I just felt something different hit me. I couldn’t even complete the task of folding laundry, and started to get just a little emotional at all the people I’ve lost in my life in the last few years. I thought about how taps is rightly played to make us pause and reflect at the profound sacrifice of so many lives. Dr Lovell was the kind of guy who served his school and his community with everything he had, despite the health Goliath he faced every single day. I am just stunned and saddened right now, and I pray for his family.
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« Reply #34 on: June 10, 2024, 09:02:39 AM »
Very sorry to hear this.

But also, this is the best of Scoop, everyone coming together.

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« Reply #35 on: June 10, 2024, 09:57:56 AM »
This is really sad.

I didn't go to Marquette, nor did I ever meet Dr. Lovell, but you can tell good people apart from just people...and he was a special person.

Enjoyed seeing him involved with athletics and how the student athletes gravitated towards him and appreciated him. Enjoyed seeing him represent Marquette courtside at MSG over the past few fun seasons at the Big East Tournament.

May he Rest in Peace.
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« Reply #36 on: June 10, 2024, 10:09:34 AM »
Really sad news for both Marquette and the Milwaukee community. Also, as the first Lay Leader, I'm sure there was some added pressure on him. It sounds like things were really hitting their stride and MU is well positioned in the changing landscape.

I saw him only a few weeks ago at a 5K. Tough to believe he passed so soon after as he looked good. Prayers for his family as they navigate this.

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« Reply #37 on: June 10, 2024, 10:31:08 AM »
Val Ackerman's statement:

"The BIG EAST was devastated to learn of the passing yesterday of Marquette President Dr. Mike Lovell, who was traveling in Rome as part of a Jesuit pilgrimage.  As many of us knew, Mike had waged a brave, years-long fight against sarcoma, and through it all he remained a vibrant, selfless and compassionate leader who approached life with vigor and optimism, inspiring us all.   He cared deeply about the success of his students, for whom he sought to provide an unparalleled educational experience, and his support for athletics as a way to develop young people and strengthen community bonds was second to none.  Mike was also a well-liked and respected figure in our meeting rooms, serving over the years on our Audit & Finance, New Business Initiatives and Executive Committees, and he could always be counted on to offer thoughtful, practical and values-driven counsel no matter the topic.

Mike was at all turns guided by his faith and an unwavering moral compass, and we will always remember him for his courage, energy and determination to make any situation better than the way he found it.  We extend our heartfelt condolences to his wife Amy, his family and the entire Marquette community during this exceedingly painful time.   He will be very deeply missed."

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« Reply #38 on: June 10, 2024, 10:33:44 AM »
GoFast

Your post made me get a bit emotional about loved ones lost. My youngest son is getting married in two weeks and I have been thinking about lost loved ones for the past few weeks. Life is fragile and needs to be lived every day. Someone sent a PM on FB telling me those very words:)

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« Reply #39 on: June 10, 2024, 10:37:49 AM »
I wonder what they are going to do with the AD position now. Continue the search? Ask Scholl to stay for another year?
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« Reply #40 on: June 10, 2024, 10:51:34 AM »
I wonder what they are going to do with the AD position now. Continue the search? Ask Scholl to stay for another year?

Really?  That's what you are thinking about?
Have some patience, FFS.

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« Reply #41 on: June 10, 2024, 10:54:25 AM »
Really?  That's what you are thinking about?

Yes actually. How the University is going to function moving forward is something I am thinking about.
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« Reply #42 on: June 10, 2024, 10:59:11 AM »
Yes actually. How the University is going to function moving forward is something I am thinking about.

Of all the things affected by Dr. Lovell's passing, Athletic Department is probably far down the list of the Board of Trustee's concerns right now.  It has to be addressed, but it can probably wait until, you know, after the funeral.
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« Reply #43 on: June 10, 2024, 11:08:11 AM »
Of all the things affected by Dr. Lovell's passing, Athletic Department is probably far down the list of the Board of Trustee's concerns right now.  It has to be addressed, but it can probably wait until, you know, after the funeral.
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« Reply #44 on: June 10, 2024, 11:11:24 AM »
What an incredible loss--not just for the university, but the world. This one hurts quite a bit. I didn't cross paths often with Dr. Lovell, but when I did get to chat with him, he always had a presence that made you feel like your conversation was his singular focus at that time. Gonna miss those genuine conversations (about life and basketball, mainly) in places like the waiting chute at a triathlon we both were participating in.

He was a great leader and will be sorely missed.
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« Reply #45 on: June 10, 2024, 11:17:17 AM »
A magical moment in a magical season, and Shaka drops this on us:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/IchUJNAAWPA?si=5ZVc-GESt_1SRWKs&start=2397

I immediately thought of it when I got the email yesterday.  Dr. Lovell was one of one.

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« Reply #46 on: June 10, 2024, 11:33:28 AM »
Of all the things affected by Dr. Lovell's passing, Athletic Department is probably far down the list of the Board of Trustee's concerns right now.  It has to be addressed, but it can probably wait until, you know, after the funeral.

Of course.  But that makes it out of bounds to think about?
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« Reply #47 on: June 10, 2024, 11:37:51 AM »
A magical moment in a magical season, and Shaka drops this on us:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/IchUJNAAWPA?si=5ZVc-GESt_1SRWKs&start=2397

I immediately thought of it when I got the email yesterday.  Dr. Lovell was one of one.

This popped into my mind-

"Marquette was, in many ways, a grander version of what he had at VCU. The school president, Dr. Michael Lovell, is a cancer survivor and someone who feverishly supports MU's ambitious athletic endeavors.

On Thursday, as Marquette found itself in a banger against eighth-seeded St. John's in the Big East quarterfinals, Lovell could be seen slapping the floor alongside Marquette athletic director Bill Scholl. Two gray-haired men as emotionally as invested in a win or a loss as the guys in uniform.

That's why Shaka came to Marquette."

https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/a-perfect-pairing-how-shaka-smart-quickly-changed-the-trajectory-of-marquette-and-the-big-east/

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« Reply #48 on: June 10, 2024, 11:57:10 AM »
Of course.  But that makes it out of bounds to think about?

Think about it and keep those thoughts to yourself? Sure.

I agree with warriorchick here. Your post hit me the same way.
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« Reply #49 on: June 10, 2024, 12:08:12 PM »
Think about it and keep those thoughts to yourself? Sure.

I agree with warriorchick here. Your post hit me the same way.

Sultan was the very first Scooper to express his genuine sadness at President Lovell’s passing. There nothing wrong with also thinking about what comes next when a great leader has been lost.

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« Reply #50 on: June 10, 2024, 12:15:33 PM »
Sultan was the very first Scooper to express his genuine sadness at President Lovell’s passing. There nothing wrong with also thinking about what comes next when a great leader has been lost.

I'm gonna own up to doing exactly the same thing.  It's a natural instinct to wonder what comes next.  I was with a more connected friend when I found out to whom my first question was "was it known that his cancer had progressed?" followed shortly by "there's gotta be a succession plan in place, right?"

Will the university have formal meetings about it anytime soon?  Of course not.  But I guarantee those conversations have been had amongst the muckety-mucks already.

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« Reply #51 on: June 10, 2024, 12:20:35 PM »
Sultan was the very first Scooper to express his genuine sadness at President Lovell’s passing. There nothing wrong with also thinking about what comes next when a great leader has been lost.

agreed, especially since this is a very critical time for our university as an institution.
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« Reply #52 on: June 10, 2024, 12:25:18 PM »
I agree that Sutan gets a very hard pass here. He was not out of line, imo.

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« Reply #53 on: June 10, 2024, 12:25:32 PM »
I'm gonna own up to doing exactly the same thing.  It's a natural instinct to wonder what comes next.  I was with a more connected friend when I found out to whom my first question was "was it known that his cancer had progressed?" followed shortly by "there's gotta be a succession plan in place, right?"

Will the university have formal meetings about it anytime soon?  Of course not.  But I guarantee those conversations have been had amongst the muckety-mucks already.


I would hope so. My guess is that there will be an interim of some sort next year - perhaps from outside the community? A former Trustee? A Jesuit?

We will see.
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« Reply #54 on: June 10, 2024, 12:56:32 PM »
Read the news last night and my heart sank.  Just reading the opening of the press release, I was thinking "please, no one pass away".  It had the somber, serious tone right off the bat. 

President Lovell was an amazing, compassionate leader for Marquette with a grand vision.  He has done so many positive advancements for the school and community.  I always remained in awe how student-facing he was.  He was regularly involved with the student body and epitomized being a servant leader.  So many thoughts and prayers to his family, friends, colleagues and to our Marquette as a whole.  His legacy will live on for a very long time. 

Would be very cool for a Marquette/UWM game to take place in his honor, with donations/sales of the game to cancer research.  Would be a great thing for the city as well. 

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« Reply #55 on: June 10, 2024, 01:00:21 PM »
Would be very cool for a Marquette/UWM game to take place in his honor, with donations/sales of the game to cancer research.  Would be a great thing for the city as well. 

That is a really cool idea.
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« Reply #56 on: June 10, 2024, 01:22:04 PM »


Would be very cool for a Marquette/UWM game to take place in his honor, with donations/sales of the game to cancer research.  Would be a great thing for the city as well.

such an event would quality for an exemption and not take away from the permissible scrimmages, or have UWM take up a regular season home game. We could do it at the Al too. Let's get it done for President Lovell, MU.
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« Reply #57 on: June 10, 2024, 01:48:59 PM »
Sultan was the very first Scooper to express his genuine sadness at President Lovell’s passing. There nothing wrong with also thinking about what comes next when a great leader has been lost.

I agree that Sutan gets a very hard pass here. He was not out of line, imo.

Fair enough. You both made very good points. It does not change my take, but I get what you are both saying.
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« Reply #58 on: June 10, 2024, 03:24:55 PM »

I would hope so. My guess is that there will be an interim of some sort next year - perhaps from outside the community? A former Trustee? A Jesuit?

We will see.

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« Reply #60 on: June 12, 2024, 10:43:17 AM »
Have been grieving. Am so very sorry to hear of your and our loss of President Lovell. Thoughts and prayers are with and for, President Lovell and his family.

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« Reply #61 on: June 12, 2024, 01:18:34 PM »
such an event would quality for an exemption and not take away from the permissible scrimmages, or have UWM take up a regular season home game. We could do it at the Al too. Let's get it done for President Lovell, MU.


I have been hit very hard by all of this, too -- and have an additional, perhaps even more intriguing idea:

President Lovell loved running, as most of us well know;
Marquette used to have an annual run that was started by a beloved basketball coach that was recently shuttered for good.

I know it is very early days --what if we could bring back this run in both of their names?! With the proceeds going to his local healthcare system or a sarcoma/cancer foundation of the family's/university's choice??

IDK, it seems like, pardon the phrase, a match made in heaven. I honestly can't think of a better way to honor him.

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« Reply #62 on: June 12, 2024, 04:56:29 PM »

I have been hit very hard by all of this, too -- and have an additional, perhaps even more intriguing idea:

President Lovell loved running, as most of us well know;
Marquette used to have an annual run that was started by a beloved basketball coach that was recently shuttered for good.

I know it is very early days --what if we could bring back this run in both of their names?! With the proceeds going to his local healthcare system or a sarcoma/cancer foundation of the family's/university's choice??

IDK, it seems like, pardon the phrase, a match made in heaven. I honestly can't think of a better way to honor him.

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« Reply #63 on: June 12, 2024, 10:17:43 PM »
Al and Mike's Run for Cancer
Personally I think it should be against cancer

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« Reply #64 on: June 13, 2024, 06:12:07 AM »
Personally I think it should be against cancer
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« Reply #65 on: June 13, 2024, 07:53:50 AM »
Al and Mike's Run for Cancer

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« Reply #66 on: June 13, 2024, 08:01:36 AM »
The reason that Children's dropped Al's Run is because it was a low margin fundraiser that took a ton of staff time to pull off. It was better when you had Briggs as a title sponsor, and that was only because George Thompson was on their executive team, but there were legit reasons why it was sunsetted.

The basketball game with UWM makes more sense because you would theoretically be building it on top of an exhibition game that you are already staging.
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« Reply #67 on: June 13, 2024, 08:03:26 AM »
Shaka really is a wonderful representative of Marquette.

https://x.com/CoachShakaSmart/status/1801238154931753039

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« Reply #68 on: June 13, 2024, 08:05:58 AM »
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« Reply #69 on: June 13, 2024, 10:08:58 AM »
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I laughed out loud. Bravo.
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« Reply #70 on: June 13, 2024, 10:15:02 AM »
The reason that Children's dropped Al's Run is because it was a low margin fundraiser that took a ton of staff time to pull off. It was better when you had Briggs as a title sponsor, and that was only because George Thompson was on their executive team, but there were legit reasons why it was sunsetted.

The basketball game with UWM makes more sense because you would theoretically be building it on top of an exhibition game that you are already staging.

There are legitimate reasons why it no longer worked for CHW howver, it can work as a low margin but high visibility, community goodwill event for MU. Getting 1000s of people down to the MU campus during prime running weather is a win for MU.
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« Reply #71 on: June 13, 2024, 10:26:43 AM »
There are legitimate reasons why it no longer worked for CHW howver, it can work as a low margin but high visibility, community goodwill event for MU. Getting 1000s of people down to the MU campus during prime running weather is a win for MU.

"Community goodwill" is a really fuzzy concept. Getting 1000s of people onto the MU campus might indeed be good for MU. But at what cost? What are people at MU no longer going to do in order to do this?

As someone who has seen and organized dozens of similar events, it may not be the "win" you think it might be. They may do the math and run with it. (Get it?) But event-based fundraising is really high-margin stuff, which is why most schools got out of that business long ago.
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« Reply #72 on: June 13, 2024, 11:14:47 AM »


As someone who has seen and organized dozens of similar events, it may not be the "win" you think it might be. They may do the math and run with it. (Get it?) But event-based fundraising is really high-margin stuff, which is why most schools got out of that business long ago.

I think you meant "low-margin stuff".  the higher the margin, the more money the school would make.
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« Reply #73 on: June 13, 2024, 12:13:24 PM »
I think you meant "low-margin stuff".  the higher the margin, the more money the school would make.

You are correct. That's exactly what I meant. Thanks.
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« Reply #74 on: June 13, 2024, 09:33:55 PM »
Shaka really is a wonderful representative of Marquette.

https://x.com/CoachShakaSmart/status/1801238154931753039



Beautiful and obviously heartfelt tribute to President Lovell. Shaka inspires students and alumni in addition to our basketball players. Everyone associated with Marquette is lucky to have him in their orbit.

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« Reply #75 on: June 13, 2024, 11:28:02 PM »
Beautiful and obviously heartfelt tribute to President Lovell. Shaka inspires students and alumni in addition to our basketball players. Everyone associated with Marquette is lucky to have him in their orbit.
Yep.  No doubt Lenny.  We are lucky to have him.  Hope the new president doesn’t mess with happy.

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« Reply #76 on: June 15, 2024, 08:42:01 AM »


Memorial service details have been released:

https://www.marquette.edu/remembering-president-lovell/
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« Reply #77 on: June 15, 2024, 09:14:49 AM »
Nice that they'll have a Livestream

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« Reply #78 on: June 20, 2024, 07:45:38 PM »
I watched the livestream- if you have a chance, go watch the eulogies and the homily, and one can get a real sense of a very special person. I am completely in awe of his wife, I don’t know that I would have been able to speak as she did.