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Provost to be first speaker in breakfast series

Sept. 24, 2009

KALAMAZOO--Dr. Timothy J. Greene, Western Michigan University's provost and vice president for academic affairs, will kick off the 2009-10 Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series Friday, Oct. 2.

Greene's talk, "WMU--Providing Higher Education Leadership," begins at 8 a.m. in the Dean's Conference Room in Schneider Hall, home of the WMU Haworth College of Business. The event begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and is free and open to the public.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the college dean's office at (269) 387-5050. Parking is available in the nearby Fetzer Center parking lot.

Greene came to WMU in 2005 as the dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and was appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs in May 2008. Previously, Greene was assistant vice president for research and academic affairs at the University of Alabama from 2004-05. He also served as engineering dean there from 1999-2004.

The provost oversees academic policies and activities throughout the University and is responsible for long-range planning, as well as coordination of the administrative and support functions of the University's academic enterprise.

Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series

The Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series is underwritten through the generosity of Keystone Community Bank. The series provides an opportunity for the local community to hear prominent business leaders, WMU faculty, alumni and friends of the Haworth College of Business discuss current business issues and corporate strategies as well as key information regarding the continuing progress of the college.

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Media contact: Valorie Juergens, (269) 387-5964, valorie.juergens@wmich.edu

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