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Media Advisory: New UM President Gary Forsee Takes Office Monday


Christian Basi

February 15, 2008

Gary Forsee takes office on Monday, February 18, as the 22nd President of the University of Missouri System. Mr. Forsee will be available to visit with reporters at 1 p.m. Monday in the large conference room of the Old Alumni Center, located just west of University Hall across Carrie Francke Drive (adjacent to the clubhouse of A.L. Gustin Golf Course). A mult box will be provided. Video from the media availability will be available by satellite later Monday afternoon; satellite coordinates and other information will be provided on Monday morning. Audio from the media availability will be posted Monday afternoon on the UM System home page, at www.umsystem.edu.

On February 21, Mr. Forsee will address Missouri publishers and editors during the Missouri Press Association-Associated Press Day at the Capitol. Mr. Forsee is to speak and take questions from 9:45 a.m. until 10:20 a.m. in the Senate Lounge on the third floor of the Missouri State Capitol Building. For more information on MPA-AP Day, contact Doug Crews, Executive Director of the MPA in Columbia, at (573) 449-4187.