CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0552; fax (319) 335-0558
Release: Jan. 22, 2002
Photo: University of
Iowa President Mary Sue Coleman.
Coleman will give UI update to Iowa City service clubs
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. 24 at the Radisson Hotel (Highway 1 and I-80).
Coleman's presentation will focus on the both the
challenges faced by the UI in 2001, as well as its progress and innovations
over the year. Coleman will also address general issues about support for
public higher education.
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.