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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 5, 2003


Michael Reese
(510) 987-9179
Michael.Reese@ucop.edu


REGENTS' MEETING SET FOR JUNE 11 TO APPOINT NEW UC PRESIDENT

This is Notice of a Special Meeting of the University of California Board of Regents to consider the appointment of a president on Wednesday, June 11, beginning in closed session at 3 p.m. The open session of the meeting is tentatively scheduled for 4 p.m., followed immediately by a press conference.

The meeting will be held in Oakland, at 1000 Broadway, Suite 109 (enter on 11th St.), directly across from the UC Office of the President’s Franklin building. There, the regents will meet with the candidate and advisory committee members. Two additional teleconference sites for the meeting will be available in Los Angeles, at the James E. West Alumni Center on the UCLA campus, and in Sacramento, at the UC Office of State Governmental Relations, 1130 K St., Suite 340.
The press conference will be held at the Oakland site, with participation also available via teleconference. Details about media availability will be provided next week.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
A press room will be open across from the meeting room. Please register for credentials. The press room telephone number is (510) 208-7007.
Parking is available in the building garage (enter on 11th Street). The meeting location is adjacent to the 12th St.-City Center BART station, and an AC Transit stop is in front of the building. For route information: http://www.bart.gov/index.asp and http://www.actransit.org/riderinfo/mapsandschedules.wu.

NOTES:
-- The agenda for the meeting can be viewed at
http://www.ucop.edu/regents/regmeet/president.html

-- You may need the latest version of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, available at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html, to view the agenda.

-- Live audio broadcasts of the open session portion of the meeting will be available via the Internet. Please click on the above agenda link for more information.

-- Background on UC President Richard C. Atkinson’s retirement and the selection process of a new president is available at: http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/newpresident/pressrelease.html

This meeting notice is issued to comply with the state’s pertinent open meeting laws.

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