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GOLD AND BLACK ILLUSTRATED VOLUME 27, ISSUE 1 24 pleasant way of communicating very clearly and honestly, show- ing proper amounts of humility. But he is also pleasantly aggres- sive. He demonstrated a high probability that he could help our coaches and our staff win cham- pionships and be successful." Berghoff also liked Bobinski's background of having grown up with middle-class roots as a son of a potato farmer. He thinks that is one of the many intangi- bles that will assist Bobinski in relating well to others around Purdue. "Mike comes off as not too fancy, but he's not dull either," said Berghoff, who has served on the Board of Trustees since 2009. "He has some charisma about him. "We liked that he had been at a number of places we can un- derstand and that they were rele- vant training grounds for a place like Purdue. Notre Dame, having been an athlete and coach there, and then being in an institution (Akron) that was troubled and having to make some tough deci- sions was highly relevant. Then, his next stop was Xavier, a school we have watched with its basket- ball success. And, of course, Geor- gia Tech is a peer institution that we respect and is similar in many ways to what he will see in West Lafayette. "Based on all of that, he is real- ly a good fit for Purdue." — Alan Karpick From Our Family to Yours... We Love the Boilermakers! Five Indiana Locations Lafayette Indianapolis Terre Haute Muncie Columbus NEW STORE 523 S. Earl Ave. A C O N V E R S A T I O N W I T H DAVID BOUDIA 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist (Diving) and Author of "Greater Than Gold" THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 6:30 P.M. • INDIANA ROOF BALLROOM 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis Cost of tickets is $100, with $50 serving as a charitable contribution Net proceeds benefit Krannert scholarships TO RSVP: Contact Lou Underwood, 765-494-0901 or email KRANNERT.PURDUE.EDU/EVENTS/LSS K R A N N E R T L E A D E R S H I P S P E A K E R S S E R I E S EA/EOU B R O N Z E S P O N S O R S

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