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Over the past few weeks, I have sent three letters to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal concerning the Augusta State University/Georgia Health Sciences University name change. Usually I do not ask for a response; I just want my voice heard. Concerning the last letter, I was curious, so I asked for feedback. Here is part of the statement I received:

“When it came to the name of the institution, the process was designed to allow every voice to be heard. ... This part of the process is finished. Now that the Board of Regents has made its decision on the name, the real work lies in coming together as a community to make this new institution the best academic choice for students.”

Has all government in this nation forgotten to whom they are responsible?

Do the governor and the Board of Regents remain clueless to wishes of the community to which the school owes its existence? Are these public servants that moronic? I think not. They live in a world of the cavalier, where we are their subjects.

It is clear the citizens of the CSRA have rejected this name. However, the governor and the Board of Regents are showing they have the chutzpah to discount the community that has supported ASU and Medical College of Georgia institutions since their genesis.

Our best chance currently of countering this arrogance is to support the Save the A campaign. Go crazy, Augusta – go crazy!

Barry F. Cook


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myfather15 10/20/12 - 05:48 am
"Has all government in this

"Has all government in this nation forgotten to whom they are responsible?"


OnTheHill1 10/20/12 - 08:58 am
His Board of Visitors Contact Information

Azziz has a board that advises him, the one that Billy Morris and Nick Evans resigned from, called the Board of Visitors.

What they are supposed to do and their responsibilities are:

The membership and term of the 13 members (the board is short 3) is:

Each of the 13 member's bios are:

Just in case any of you would like to contact these advisors...

OnTheHill1 10/20/12 - 08:59 am
Recent Azziz Videos

Since there were very few viewers, and few or no comments, of these recent Azziz videos, here are the links:

EXCLUSIVE ON 6: George Eskola Talks "Save The A" With Dr. Ricardo Azziz: Good for Eskola for refuting Azziz's statement, "just a few have..."

News 12's Chris Thomas (WRDW-TV) interviews of Dr. Ricardo Azziz:

1. Dr. Azziz on 'Cool Factor' -

2. Dr. Azziz talks family, city of Augusta -

3. Dr. Azziz on family at ASU -

4. Dr. Azziz on 'Jag Nation' -

5. Dr. Azziz on the rate of change -

6. Dr. Azziz talks 'Save the A' -

7. Dr. Azziz grades his time in office -

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