Posted: Thursday, 19 July 2007

EDITORS/NEWS DIRECTORS: On July 27, there are a number of events taking place on Troy University’s Troy Campus. Because of these activities, and in an effort to help facilitate your organization’s coverage, Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr., has invited members of the working media to join him at the commencement luncheon honoring summer commencement speaker Max Roberts, president of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers. A commencement press release is available at http://www.troy.edu/news/archives/2007/july/07162007_commencement.html.

Please RSVP to the University Relations Office no later than Friday, July 20, so that reservations may be made for your reporters and photographers. You may respond via email to clusk@troy.edu or by calling 334-670-3196.

The schedule of events on July 27 is:

10:30 a.m.: Summer Commencement Noon: Luncheon (by invitation only) 1:45 p.m.: Ribbon cutting for Trojan Village (new dorms)

2:30 p.m.:     Ribbon cutting for new Barnes and Noble on-campus bookstore

3:15 p.m.: Board of Trustees meeting – Trojan Center Ballrooms

Items on the Board of Trustees agenda are:

  • Finance Report
  • Approving 2007-2008 Budget
  • Ratification of Bond Issue for College of Education Building
  • Athletics Report
  • Naming Athletic Tower
  • Nominating Committee Report
  • Election of Officers