Media Advisory: UM System president to visit Springfield as first stop on statewide tour


Christian Basi

April 17, 2017

WHAT:                 University of Missouri System President Mun Choi will make the first visit of a statewide tour of Missouri in Springfield on Wednesday, April 19th.

WHO:                   Dr. Mun Choi, 24th president in the history of the University of Missouri System, will visit with community and business leaders, former curators, and key alumni and donors during a day-long visit to Missouri’s third largest city.

WHEN:                 Wednesday, April 19, 2017. All events are open to media.

WHERE:               Investor meeting and lunch – Springfield Business Development Corp. (Noon – 1 p.m.)

                            Springfield Chamber of Commerce

                             202 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway


                            Business visit (2-3 p.m.)

                            SRC Electrical

                            2401 E. Sunshine Street


                            Visit with regional staff and supporters  (3:20 – 4:15 p.m.)

                            Springfield Botanical Center/Greene County Office of MU Extension

                            2400 Scenic Avenue


Media is welcome to attend all visits, where there will be opportunities for video, photos and interviews with President Choi.