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Media Advisory: Dr. Thomas C. Meredith To Be Inaugurated

Atlanta — June 7, 2002

Dr. Thomas C. Meredith To Be Inaugurated
Wednesday, June 12, As University System’s 10th Chancellor
House Chamber Site of Historic Event

WHO: Dr. Thomas C. Meredith
Chancellor, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

WHAT: This ceremony marks the formal investiture of Meredith as the 10th chancellor of the University System of Georgia. The event will feature remarks from Gov. Roy E. Barnes, greetings from the presidents, faculty, staff and students of the University System, an investiture, the presentation of a special medallion to the chancellor and the chancellor’s Inaugural Address.

WHEN: 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2002

WHERE: The inauguration will take place in the House of Representatives Chamber at the Georgia State Capitol, a rare use of this historic, completely refurbished facility. A reception will follow in the Capitol Rotunda at 3:30 p.m.

The ceremony also may be viewed via a live webcast that begins at 2 p.m. at:

WHO: Regent Hilton H. Howell Jr., chair of the Board of Regents, will preside. In addition to members of the Board of Regents, presidents and representative faculty of the University System of Georgia, the staff of the University System Office, and a number of invited guests and higher-education delegates will attend the ceremony.

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