SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

June 24, 2016 10:30 ET

Media Advisory: University of Calgary Town Hall

Topics include budget, financial position, compensation transparency, opportunities and challenges ahead

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - June 24, 2016) - The University of Calgary will hold a Campus Town Hall for students, faculty and staff on Friday, June 24 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. in Murray Fraser Hall. A media scrum will follow from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

President and Vice- Chancellor Elizabeth Cannon, Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Dru Marshall, and Vice-President (Finance and Services) Linda Dalgetty, will share information on the university's budget, current financial position, compensation transparency (the "sunshine" list), recent systems issues, and the opportunities and challenges ahead.

WHAT: Campus Town Hall and Media Scrum

WHEN: Friday, June 24, 2016 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Media scrum from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Murray Fraser Hall 162, University of Calgary main campus, 2500 University Drive NW

Recommended parking: Lot 1 or Arts Parkade

WHO: Dru Marshall, Provost and Linda Dalgetty, Vice President, Finance and Services

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is making tremendous progress on its journey to become one of Canada's top five research universities, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes.'

For more information, visit ucalgary.ca. Stay up to date with University of Calgary news headlines on Twitter @UCalgary. For details on faculties and how to reach experts go to our media center at ucalgary.ca/mediacentre

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