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University of Calgary

September 26, 2011 13:58 ET

University of Calgary to release new strategic direction

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2011) - The University of Calgary will release its new strategic direction at a special celebratory event for the entire campus community on Wednesday, September 28.

Students, faculty and staff have been invited to hear President Elizabeth Cannon share the results of Project Next, a months-long strategy planning process that included the most extensive consultation ever undertaken on campus. The result is a collective strategic direction for the next five years, leading to the university's 50th anniversary in 2016.

Cannon will be joined by student leaders, Chancellor Jim Dinning and other university representatives.

Media are invited to attend this special event and learn about the university's new strategy.

What: Celebratory event for the University of Calgary community to launch the university's new strategy
When: Wednesday, September 28, 2011.
Doors open at 11:45 a.m.
Program 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Interview and photo opportunities with key university representatives available from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: MacEwan Hall A/B (first floor of MacEwan Hall)
2500 University Drive N.W.
Parking available in the loading area on the south side of Mac Hall, access from University Drive N.W.

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Contact Information

  • University of Calgary
    Grady Semmens
    Associate Director – Media Relations
    403.220.7722 or Cell: 403.651.2515
    gsemmens@ucalgary.ca