FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 17, 2000
Chuck McFadden (510) 987-9193
charles.mcfadden@ucop.edu


JUSTIN FONG APPOINTED UC STUDENT REGENT

Justin Fong, a graduate student in public policy at UCLA, has been named the student Regent on the University of California Board of Regents. The appointment is effective July 1.

Fong, 25, grew up in San Francisco and received his undergraduate degree in environmental sciences at UC Berkeley.

The student regent serves a one-year term on the 26-member board. Fong will replace Michelle K. Pannor, a UC Berkeley undergraduate.

Fong was picked from a field of nine finalists sent to the Regents by the University of California Student Association. The full board approved the appointment Thursday (March 16) after a special Regents' committee interviewed the finalists and recommended Fong's appointment.

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