Originally Posted by warpaint*
They didn't run him out. To my knowledge he left on his own.
He tired of what viewed as Rick Perry meddling too much in the affairs of the school.
Everything I have read indicates this is an excellent hire for Mizzou.
Ah. That makes more sense. I had read some indications that aTm forced him out for some reason.
I think Loftin is a stud hire. He's proven and is a big supporter of athletics, and was universally loved by aTm students. He's also proven he can be an effective member of huge money-raising efforts.
I love it.