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Release: Immediate

President Coleman schedules fifth "fireside chat" for March 31

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The fifth in a series of "fireside chats" between University of Iowa students and President Mary Sue Coleman is scheduled for Monday, March 31, from 7-9 p.m. in the Triangle Ballroom at the Iowa Memorial Union.

The chats, which are co-sponsored by President Coleman and the UI Student Government, are designed to UI students an opportunity to talk directly with the president, asking questions or relating their concerns about university issues.

Invitations will be sent to 500 students chosen at random from the list of current students on record in the Office of the Registrar. The same process will be followed for issuing invitations to a fireside chat to be held in April.

David Skorton, UI vice president for research, will accompany President Coleman at the March 31 chat.