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Dutchman
03-31-2012, 04:35 PM
Hull was a disaster for Union. During his era, the number of alumni giving to the school greatly diminished, a reflection of their disgust with the school and the administration. The only greater disappointment, during this time period, was in the board of directors. Union has always been poorly lead, at least up to Hull's departure. Looks like the new president, and leadership on the board, are turning things around.

Rolevio
03-31-2012, 06:28 PM
Hull was a disaster for Union. During his era, the number of alumni giving to the school greatly diminished, a reflection of their disgust with the school and the administration. The only greater disappointment, during this time period, was in the board of directors. Union has always been poorly lead, at least up to Hull's departure. Looks like the new president, and leadership on the board, are turning things around.

When I was called to give a donation the year after graduating I told them not to call me until Hull was gone. I know a few others that told them the same.

ADK11
03-31-2012, 09:21 PM
When I was called to give a donation the year after graduating I told them not to call me until Hull was gone. I know a few others that told them the same.I haven't given a donation since the campaign to end Civil Engineering and I've told them not to call me until CE is back.. although I am perhaps melting on that position as I like Ainsley and what is happening at U.. and of course I would give a donation toward a new hockey rink ;)

RSTuthill
03-31-2012, 09:28 PM
I haven't given a donation since the campaign to end Civil Engineering and I've told them not to call me until CE is back.. although I am perhaps melting on that position as I like Ainsley and what is happening at U.. and of course I would give a donation toward a new hockey rink ;)
I talked to the Dean of the engineering grad school a few years ago. I thought Civil was coming back through the back door (called something else). At least that is what he seemed to imply.

DominicHennig
03-31-2012, 10:43 PM
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I will post the call-in number here later in the week. I'd love to get your thoughts out and talk with the rest of the College Hockey world.

Dom

Rolevio
04-01-2012, 01:08 AM
I haven't given a donation since the campaign to end Civil Engineering and I've told them not to call me until CE is back.. although I am perhaps melting on that position as I like Ainsley and what is happening at U.. and of course I would give a donation toward a new hockey rink ;)

You can always donate to the Gil Harlow Fund. It's for only two purposes, maintaining the Whipple Bridge and CE Monument next to it, and bringing back the CE program. If I start donating generally again, it's the only way I will. (Being a CE major myself). Despite Hull being gone for a few years now, I still haven't given back, but far more open to it. My pride in the school is restored, and actively read the nearly daily emails about activities at the school.

Rolevio
04-01-2012, 01:13 AM
I talked to the Dean of the engineering grad school a few years ago. I thought Civil was coming back through the back door (called something else). At least that is what he seemed to imply.

A little lost here as there is no Dean of an engineering grad school as the engineering grad program is maybe 2 dozen students at most. It was likely the Dean of all engineering programs. Do you remember the name? I am not sure who it is currently but if it was Balmer, he was the one that rolled over like a dead dog and let Hull sack CE. And at the time Hull sacked CE it was ranked a top 10 undergrad program. (So was ME, and ME got fiddled with too if I recall correctly)

FRICKER
04-01-2012, 01:40 AM
Didn't Ned Harkness coach at Union? I vaguely remember being home in Pittsfield, MA when I was living in Denver and seeing an interview with Harkness when he told the news that Union was going to be better known for hockey than academics in the future...................that was the end of the "darkness with Harkness" era!!!!

Eph72
04-01-2012, 06:36 AM
Didn't Ned Harkness coach at Union? I vaguely remember being home in Pittsfield, MA when I was living in Denver and seeing an interview with Harkness when he told the news that Union was going to be better known for hockey than academics in the future...................that was the end of the "darkness with Harkness" era!!!!

You're right! See post #1 in this thread...

Eph72
04-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Fans wishing to learn a little bit more about Union and its interesting hockey history might enjoy this thread which I started a couple of years ago, as well as this interesting version of the Union hockey story which was posted yesterday on the D3 page: http://www.nescachockey.com/2014/04/union-college-we-remember-you-well.html

Dutchman
04-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Fans wishing to learn a little bit more about Union and its interesting hockey history might enjoy this thread which I started a couple of years ago, as well as this interesting version of the Union hockey story which was posted yesterday on the D3 page: http://www.nescachockey.com/2014/04/union-college-we-remember-you-well.html

Great Article ... thanks for doing this

ULowell'81
04-12-2014, 04:14 PM
Best of luck tonight...UML fans in this household will be pulling for you. Go Union!

Pink Pony
04-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Win the. game tonight for all the small D1 schools.

Eph72
04-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Union is playing great. Two periods to go...fingers crossed.

GreenCat
04-12-2014, 09:14 PM
Wow great game Union!!! Congrats

PC91
04-12-2014, 10:47 PM
Congratulations to the team and fans!!! Great season and you all have a great deal to be proud of. Wishing you all the best, enjoy!!!

The Zlax45
04-13-2014, 12:22 AM
Fans wishing to learn a little bit more about Union and its interesting hockey history might enjoy this thread which I started a couple of years ago, as well as this interesting version of the Union hockey story which was posted yesterday on the D3 page: http://www.nescachockey.com/2014/04/union-college-we-remember-you-well.html

Bob Driscoll is now the Athletic Director at Providence College.

Eph72
08-31-2014, 10:07 AM
On a separate note, thanks to Eph72 for the walk down Union history lane. One of my favorite Union facts is that we can boast as alums the following: a U.S. President, a Nobel Prize winner, a Secretary of State, an Olympic Gold Medalist, An Oscar winner, and an Emmy winner. Not a bad list!

Decided to walk down memory lane myself this weekend and re-read UnionTDX04's old post from 2012. Union does indeed have an illustrious history and now it has an NCAA D1 Men's Hockey National Championship. Such a great story!