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Last modified: Tuesday, December 11, 2007

MEDIA ADVISORY: IU to make major announcment Wednesday

Dec. 11, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University on Wednesday (Dec. 12) will make an important announcement concerning a major gift to the institution. Here is information for media members covering the event.

WHAT and WHO: IU President Michael McRobbie and other university leaders will make the announcement in an event starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Ave. It will last approximately 30 minutes.

WHY THIS IS OF INTEREST: The news will have a long-term impact on faculty excellence in two major schools at IU and their legacies of preparing students for further career success in Indiana and worldwide.

EDITORS: In addition to the announcement being made, there will be additional visual elements and interviews available with faculty and students. Arrangements have been made to accommodate electronic media covering the announcement. Media truck parking will be available outside the Musical Arts Center. The university will provide a live video link of the event to all five television stations in Indianapolis. It also will be streamed live on the Internet at

For more information, contact Larry MacIntyre at 812-856-1172 or, or Ryan Piurek at 812-855-5393 or