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Ambrose to Deliver First State of the University Address Aug. 23

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG, MO (Aug. 9, 2010) – Setting the tone for a new academic year, Dr. Charles Ambrose will present his first State of the University address as president of the University of Central Missouri Monday, Aug. 23.

Dr. Charles Ambrose
Dr. Charles Ambrose

Members of the university community and other interested individuals are welcome to attend the event at 3:30 p.m. in Hendricks Hall in UCM’s Administration Building. Ambrose officially began his duties as UCM’s 15th president Aug. 1.

The address will be broadcast live over KOKO radio station, 1450 AM.

The State of the University address is traditionally given the same week classes begin at UCM, but Ambrose will mark the opening of the semester, Aug. 17, by representing the university at Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s Higher Education Summit in Jefferson City.

Individuals will have an opportunity to meet President Ambrose during a reception at the university quadrangle immediately following his address. In case of inclement weather, the reception will be moved indoors to Elliott Union 240.