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Monday, April 5, 2010

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Former Bush adviser to speak at IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs

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April 5, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Allan B. Hubbard, an Indiana business owner and top policy adviser to President George W. Bush, will speak Tuesday (April 6) at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

The lecture, from 4-5 p.m. in the SPEA Tavis Smiley Atrium, will focus on health care reform. It is free and open to the public. Hubbard will be available to speak to news media immediately after the talk.

Hubbard is chairman and CEO of E&A Industries Inc., a privately held corporation in Indianapolis that purchases established manufacturing companies. From 2005 to 2007, he served President George W. Bush as the president's assistant for economic policy and director of the National Economic Council. He also served as deputy chief of staff to Vice President Dan Quayle, and as executive director of the President's Council on Competitiveness in the George H.W. Bush administration.

He is a member of the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs Dean's Council. He has served on a number of for-profit and not-for-profit boards, including WellPoint Corp.

Hubbard received both his J.D. cum laude and Master of Business Administration with distinction from Harvard University, and his Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Vanderbilt University.

About SPEA
The Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs is a world leader in public affairs and the environmental sciences and is the largest school of public affairs in the United States, each year awarding 500 bachelor's degrees and 250 graduate degrees. In the 2009 "Best Graduate Schools" by U.S. News & World Report, SPEA ranks second and is the nation's highest-ranked graduate program in public affairs at a public institution. Six of its specialty programs are ranked in the top 10 listings, including nonprofit management, ranked No. 1.

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