Caves talks to former BSU president Bob Kustra, on Coach Pete's speech to the team before the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, and its impact on the school today, plus his advice to the new presidents coming in at UI and BSU.
Bob Kustra #InspireExcellence Podcast // Episode 25
Inspire Excellence Podcast
"This has been the best job of my life." Dr. Bob Kustra recently stepped down as president of Boise State University after serving for 15 years as the Boise State University President. During his presidency at BSU , Bob led the university in a time of dynamic growth in student enrollment, graduate college and doctoral programs, new construction, fundraising and research. In this episode we reflect on the past, talk about what Bob is doing now and what is to come. With a long and distinguished career in public service, Dr. Kustra served two terms as Illinois lieutenant governor following 10 years in the legislature. He also chaired the Illinois Board of Higher Education, responsible for funding and oversight of the state’s nine public universities. Dr. Kustra’s background in radio includes four years as host of a talk show on WLS-AM in Chicago and now he is the host of the weekly Boise State Public Radio Show - "Reader's Corner". Listen to this episode to hear so much more! ----------------------------------------------------------- Connecting with the community is a priority for BVA. The goal of this podcast is to have conversations that shed new light on different perspectives to create a dialog that inspires excellence. The Inspire Excellence podcast is an Idaho based show that is hosted by Kevin Miller of KIDO Talk Radio and Tommy Ahlquist the CEO of BVA. Each episode features different guests and we discuss a variety of different topics all ending with the question, “What inspires you?”. Leave a review on whatever platform you decide to listen on and tell your friends! Follow Us Online At: Anchor: https://anchor.fm/inspireexcellencepo... Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/bvadev/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bvadev/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/bvadev LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bva-... Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs0R...