Turn in 'tacky' for 'robust'

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It is difficult to remain aloof during the present controversy regarding the name chosen for the merged universities in Augusta.

I am not opposed to change, but let’s face it – “Georgia Regents University” is a tacky name. Why not avoid the expense of the lawsuit being brought by a Virginia university over a trademark infringement? Too much already has been spent (i.e., the nationwide and statewide study that was completely ignored).

Rather than a tacky name, why not a robust name? I suggest that the Board of Regents revisit their choice, and name the merged universities Georgia University – Augusta.

William A. Speir, M.D.


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Riverman1 08/31/12 - 05:43 am
M.D. and William A. Speir

M.D. and William A. Speir, I would say because there's already a University of Georgia and ASU is not part of it.

Why does the Chronicle describe MD. and PhD holders that way? Shouldn't it be William A. Speir, MD? Or John Smith, PhD?

soapy_725 08/31/12 - 08:02 am
And, AC, why are we still looking at Thursday's

news? It is Friday Aug 31st? The printed paper was delivered at 5am, correct?

KSL 08/31/12 - 11:47 am
I know that question has been

I know that question has been asked several times. I thought maybe I missed the answer.

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