MEDIA ADVISORY: TROY board of trustees to meet, dedicate building

Posted: Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Opera performance

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 17 and 18, 7 p.m.: "The Flourishing Arts," an opera composed in 1685 and set during the reign of Louis XIV of France, will be performed in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus. These performances are free and open to the public.

Board of Trustees and Patterson Hall Dedication on Saturday

Saturday, Nov. 19, 9:30 a.m.: The Troy University Board of Trustees will meet at 9:30 a.m. in in the third-floor conference room in Patterson Hall.

The meeting's agenda includes:

    Chancellor's Report
    President Pro-Tem's Report
    Committee Reports
    Newman Center update
    Alabama Forensics Center update and commendation
    Retiring faculty and staff update and commendation

Immediately following the trustee's meeting, Troy University will formally dedicate Patterson Hall.

Salute to Armed Forces football game

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2:30 p.m.: The Troy Trojans will take on Florida Atlantic University, in the annual "Salute to Armed Forces" game at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Since 2000, the University has designated one home football game in November to honor current and past members of the Armed Services of the United States. Active duty service members with valid military ID will receive a complimentary ticket. Any military family member or veteran with valid military ID may purchase a discounted ticket for $8 at Gate 1. In addition, a special halftime tribute by the Sound of the South Band will recognize veterans, active duty and reserve military personnel as they parade across the field during the performance of their service song.

Media Availability

Troy University's Visiting Scholar, the Venerable Penh Vibol, a Buddhist monk from Cambodia, is available for interview. Venerable Penh is an educator and advocate for peace. He will return to Cambodia at the end of the fall semester. To schedule an interview, contact Clif Lusk via email at or cell at 334-268-9982