Press Release for Monday, January 12, 2004

UNF Media Tip Sheet (Jan. 12-26, 2004)

(904) 620-2115

Each week we prepare a “TIP SHEET” for Jacksonville-area media highlighting events and activities of interest to the community. Please feel free to contact the Office of Media Relations and Events at (904) 620-2115 for additional information on any event. Information also can be obtained by visiting the UNF Web calendar at Individuals attending all events on campus are reminded that $2 parking permits are required and can be purchased at the Information Booth as they enter campus.

Ambassador to Speak Jan. 12

Kishore Mahbubani, Singapore's U.N. ambassador, will speak on "The U.N. After Iraq: Up or Down?" on Monday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Center on the UNF campus. Mahbubani has served in Cambodia, Malaysia, Washington, D.C., and New York. He is the author of "Can Asians Think? Understanding the Divide between East and West." His talk is sponsored by the World Affairs Council and UNF.

UNF Board of Trustees to Meet Jan. 15

The UNF Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, Jan. 15, at 2:30 p.m. in the Board of Trustees Room at the University Center. During the meeting, the portrait of former UNF President Anne Hopkins will be presented. Hopkins will be present at the meeting.

Agenda items include consideration of the master of arts in practical philosophy and master of science in rehabilitation counseling; approval of child care center fees; approval of activity and service, health and athletics fees; and an update on the University marketing and branding initiative. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by visiting

Anyone requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting may contact Valerie Reynolds at (904) 620-2500 at least three working days before the meeting.

University to Close for King Holiday

UNF will be closed Monday, Jan. 19, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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