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June 21, 2007

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mason To Meet With Group of UI Students Friday

Newly named University of Iowa President Sally Mason will meet with a selected group of undergraduate, graduate and professional student leaders from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Friday, June 22 to discuss student issues and concerns. The meeting will take place in the Student Organization Office Suite (Room 206B) of the Iowa Memorial Union.

Media are invited to photograph, videotape and otherwise cover the event but are asked to withhold questions until after the conversation between Mason and the students.

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, named Mason the university's 20th president this afternoon, effective Aug. 1. Mason is currently provost at Purdue University.

STORY SOURCE: University Relations, 101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1000.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Parrott,, phone 319-335-0552, cell 319-530-6972