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Friday, June 20, 2008

Regents to tour flood damage Monday

The following news release was issued Friday, June 20, 2008, by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa:


Contact: Robert Donley, Executive Director, Board of Regents, State of Iowa
(515) 281-3934

Board of Regents Representatives to Tour Flood Damage at University of Iowa

(URBANDALE, Iowa) – Board of Regents President David Miles, and President Pro Tem Jack Evans, will visit the University of Iowa on Monday, June 23, to observe the massive impact on the University from the historic flooding of the Iowa River. The Regents will be available to meet with the press at 2:30 p.m. in Room 2520D of the University Capitol Centre.

The visit will allow the Regents to view first-hand the significant damage to the University buildings, infrastructure and other property, as well as the results of the extraordinary University and volunteer efforts which protected the University from greater damage and disruption in response to this historic threat. The Regents will also observe the University’s efforts as it begins the massive clean-up and recovery work that will be ongoing in the months ahead.