CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0552; fax (319) 335-0558
Release: Jan. 12, 2000
President Coleman will give UI update to Iowa City service clubs Jan.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa President Mary Sue Coleman will give
the annual "condition of the university" speech to a joint meeting
of Iowa City service clubs at noon Thursday, Jan. 20 at the Radisson Hotel
(Highway 1 and I-80).
Titled "The University of Iowa 2000: The Next Horizon," Coleman's
multimedia presentation will focus on the university's goals and plans for
the next five years.
The annual speech by the UI president is a long-standing Iowa City tradition
and is designed to strengthen the "town-gown" relationship between
the university and the surrounding communities, including Iowa City, Coralville,
North Liberty, Clear Creek and Solon.
Local service clubs participating in the event are: Altrusa Club of Iowa
City; ABWA Golden Hawks and Grant Wood chapter; Business and Professional
Women of Iowa City; Iowa City/Coralville Jaycees; Eastside, Golden K, Noon,
Old Capitol, and Coralville Hawkeye Kiwanis clubs; the Noon, Host Noon, and
Evening Lions clubs of Iowa City; The Optimist, Noon Optimist and Sunrise
Optimist clubs of Iowa City; Morning and Noon Coralville Optimist clubs; Optimist
clubs of Clear Creek/Amana, North Liberty and Solon; the Pilot Club of Iowa
City; Iowa City A.M. and Noon Rotary clubs and the Rotary Club of Coralville/North
Corridor; and the Old Capitol and University of Iowa Sertoma clubs.