CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: May 5, 2000
UI Alumni Reunion for classes of 1960, 1955, 1950 and prior set for June
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Alumni Association is inviting
UI classes of 1960, 1955, 1950 and prior to its Alumni Reunion Weekend 2000
June 8-11 at the UI campus.
A variety of events are planned, including a golf tournament, the all-class
banquet, a big band dance, and tours of the UI campus. A highlight of the
reunion is the Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony and luncheon June 10.
Honorees include: W.A. "Bill" Krause, owner, president and CEO of
Krause Gentle Corp.; Alfred Hinton, a mixed media artist and professor of
art at the University of Michigan; and Jin Wu, a Distinguished Professor of
Engineering at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, Republic of China
and former Minister of Education for Taiwan,
Alumni can also rediscover learning on the UI campus through Alumni College
2000. Sessions will be held on papermaking and bookbinding, women mystery
writers, foil stamping, exercise, and a video presentation on UI women's athletics.
A tour of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch
is set for June 9.
Also June 9, the Iowa Voyagers will present "Tour 2001," a sneak
peak into upcoming destinations and tour programs, including the Alumni Campus
The UI colleges of business, liberal arts, engineering, law, education,
medicine, nursing and pharmacy are also sponsoring alumni dinners and activities.
Festivities conclude with a June 11 Farewell Brunch at the Iowa Memorial Union.
The registration deadline for Alumni Reunion Weekend is May 25. For a full
schedule of events and more information, contact the UI Alumni Association
at (319) 335-3294 or (800) IOW-ALUM, or visit its web page at http://www.iowalum.com/srw00/