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Press Advisory: Scholarship Plan to be Announced Monday

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John Fougere

Chief Communications Officer

University Relations

Nov 10, 2006

Contact: Jennifer Hollingshead

Office: (573) 882-0601

E-mail: hollingsheadj@umsystem.edu

University of Missouri President Elson S. Floyd and Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman will hold joint news conferences on Monday, Nov. 13, in Columbia and Rolla to announce a new scholarship program for UM's four-campus system. The scholarships will be for Missouri families saving for college through MOST, Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan, which is run by Treasurer Steelman's office.

Monday's Columbia news conference will be at 11:30 a.m. in the Child Development Lab (Room 53, Red Door) at Stanley Hall, just east of Memorial Union on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. Monday's Rolla news conference will be at 2:30 p.m. in the Turner Room of the Havener Center on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus.

Contacts: Scott Charton of UM, 573-882-9724 or (cell) 573-864-9672; Mark Hughes of the Treasurer's Office, 573-751-7595 or (cell) 573-356-9490.