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Published June 12, 2013
LESSONS LEARNED: In West Palm Beach, Hal Habib noted FAU AD Pat Chun said that the school has "no leads on a new sponsor" for the $70M football stadium, after the GEO Group in April withdrew plans for naming rights. Chun added that by the fall he hopes to "announce the creation of a bowl game at FAU." Although details are "to be worked out, he expects the bowl to have a tie-in to Conference USA, which FAU officially joins July 1." Chun: "I told our staff, 'In the long history of FAU, this'll be a small bump in the road and we've got to make sure that we learn our lessons from this and make it the best thing that ever happened to us.' It was unfortunate that we lost the gift, but we've got to learn lessons from it." He added, "The gift was vetted, any way you cut it" (PALM BEACH POST, 6/12).