WMU News

Public sessions for presidential candidate Beggs

April 14, 1998

KALAMAZOO -- Public sessions for WMU presidential candidate Dr. Donald L. Beggs, chancellor at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, will be Thursday, April 16. During his visit, Beggs also will meet with constituency groups and tour the campus. The sessions are:

Public presentation: Beggs will make a public presentation at 4:15 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium of Schneider Hall, which will be followed by questions from the audience. A public reception will follow.

Dinner with the Board of Trustees: Board discussion with Beggs will take place at dinner with the Board of Trustees at 6:30 p.m. in the President's Dining Room of the Bernhard Center.

Board of Trustees interview: The board will interview Beggs in a public session at 7:30 p.m. in the Room 157 of the Bernhard Center.

Audio output: Audio connections will be available at both the public presentation and the Board of Trustees interview.

To arrange or confirm coverage, media should contact Matt Kurz, Marketing, Public Relations and Communications, at (616) 387-8400. More information on the WMU presidential search is available on the World Wide Web at <www.wmich.edu/wmu/news>.

Media contact: Matt Kurz; matt.kurz@wmich.edu

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