WMU News

President Floyd to speak at Issues in Education Forum

March 1, 2000

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University President Elson S. Floyd will help launch the first Issues in Education Forum of the new millennium as the event's keynote speaker Thursday, March 16, in the Fetzer Center on the WMU campus.

Floyd, WMU's sixth president, will share his vision for the College of Education and its role in preparing future educators. Discussion also will focus on continued growth in University and College of Education-supported community programming and on promotion of the use of technology in the classroom.

The Issues in Education Forum is part of a series sponsored by WMU's College of Education Alumni Society and designed to provide information on some of the important issues confronting educators today. The March 16 event will begin with registration and a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by a dinner. Floyd will present his remarks at 7 p.m.

Cost of the evening is $20 per person. Reservations should be made by March 10 and may be mailed to: The College of Education, Dean's Office, Sangren Hall, Kalamazoo, MI, 49008. For more information, call Janice Varasteh at (616) 387-2960.

Media contact: Marie Lee, 616 387-8400, marie.lee@wmich.edu

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