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"If we would have gone through the entire process with the university and then on to the district court, we would have had to do the most thorough investigation possible. That would have meant depositions, investigators and a lot of lawyer time involved."
Early settlement saves ISU costly in-court battle
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The athletic director, meanwhile, is doing his best Marcel Marceau. Chased by reporters down the hall of Iowa State's Memorial Union Monday, Van De Velde said he would have no comment until a later date and deferred all questions to President Geoffroy. Then he stopped, waited for another pack of reporters to mash into a semi-circle around him - and repeated himself.
Keeler: Van De Velde remains silent throughout controversy
Des Moines Register

"Absolutely I have aspirations to be a head coach at a Division I program again at some point. As far as Iowa State, (athletic director) Bruce Van De Velde and the president of the university are taking care of that process, and they will know what's best for the university."
Morgan's interest in staying at ISU mutual
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