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Taste of UIS series examines “Integrity in Leadership”

October 31, 2005

SPRINGFIELD – The University of Illinois Alumni Association at UIS will present “Integrity in Leadership,” the third program in this fall’s Taste of UIS: Distinguished Faculty/Alumni Lunchtime Lecture Series, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 17, at Maldaner’s Upstairs, 222 South Sixth St., Springfield. Reservations are required and should be made no later than Thursday, November 10.

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Featured speaker will be B. Joseph White, who became 16th president of the University of Illinois in February 2005.  Dr. White is former interim president and dean of the Business School at the University of Michigan. His additional experiences as an executive in the private sector and as a corporate board member give perspective to his current role.  Dr. White will share personal insights and beliefs on the role integrity plays in academic leadership, as well as in society today.

Cost of the program -- $20 per person, $15 for Alumni Association members and their guests -- includes a hot lunch. Make reservations by calling Alumni Relations at (217) 206-7395, registering on-line at www.uiaa.org/spfld/, or e-mailing alumni@uis.edu.

 

    The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.
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