Public Invited to University of Idaho Presidential Candidate Open Forums

Friday, January 30 2009


Jan. 30, 2009 NOTE TO MEDIA: The Moscow Open Forum will have press box capability for audio feed for broadcast media. Onsite media contact for all locations is Mark Browning via cell, (208) 631-2724. MOSCOW, Idaho – The general public is invited to attend any of the statewide open forums scheduled for University of Idaho presidential candidates Duane Nellis and David Dooley. Both candidates will visit university locations in Coeur d’Alene, Moscow, Boise and Idaho Falls. These forums are open to the university community and general public. Kansas State University Provost Nellis will visit statewide University of Idaho locations Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 2-4:
  • Coeur d’Alene Monday, Feb. 2, 3:30-5 p.m. Nellis Open Forum and Reception University of Idaho, Coeur d’Alene Center 1000 W. Hubbard St.
  • Moscow Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1-2:30 p.m. Nellis Open Forum and Reception University of Idaho, Horizon Room, Idaho Commons
  • Boise Tuesday, Feb. 3, 6:30-8 p.m. Nellis Open Forum and Reception University of Idaho, Boise Water Center 322 East Front St.
  • Idaho Falls Wednesday, Feb. 4, 9:30-11 a.m. Nellis Open Forum and Reception University of Idaho, Idaho Falls Center Bennion Student Union Multipurpose Room 1784 Science Center Dr.
Montana State University Provost Dooley will visit statewide University of Idaho locations Sunday through Tuesday, Feb. 8-10:
  • Coeur d’Alene Sunday, Feb. 8, 3:30-5 p.m. Dooley Open Forum and Reception University of Idaho, Coeur d’Alene Center 1000 W. Hubbard St.
  • Moscow Monday, Feb. 9, 1-2:30 p.m. Dooley Open Forum and Reception University of Idaho, Horizon Room, Idaho Commons
  • Boise Monday, Feb. 9, 6:30-8 p.m. Dooley Open Forum and Reception University of Idaho, Boise Water Center 322 East Front St.
  • Idaho Falls Tuesday, Feb. 10, 9:30-11 a.m. Dooley Open Forum and Reception University of Idaho, Idaho Falls Center Bennion Student Union Multipurpose Room 1784 Science Center Dr.
All interested members of the public and media are invited to attend. More information about the presidential search is available online at: http://www.uidaho.edu/presidentialsearch.aspx More information about the Board of Regents for the University of Idaho is available online at: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov. # # # About the University of Idaho Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s flagship higher-education institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year; the University of Idaho is the only institution in the state to earn the prestigious Carnegie Foundation ranking for high research activity. The university’s student population includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars. Offering more than 150 degree options in 10 colleges, the university combines the strengths of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu. Media Contacts: Tania Thompson, University Communications, (208) 885-6567, taniat@uidaho.edu; Mark Browning, State Board of Education, (208) 332-1591, mark_browning@osbe.idaho.gov



About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho helps students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to 70 research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. It is home to the Vandals, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.