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Media Advisory: “Regents’ Awards For Excellence In Education Celebration” To Honor University System

Atlanta — January 25, 2006

WHO: Governor Sonny Perdue
Regent J. Timothy Shelnut, Chairman, Board of Regents
Ms. Corlis Cummings, Interim Chancellor, University System of Georgia
Mr. Erroll Davis, Jr., Chancellor-Designate, University System of Georgia
Members of the Board of Regents, University System of Georgia

WHAT: “Regents’ Awards for Excellence in Education Celebration”
University System of Georgia Foundation officials will present the 2006 “Elridge McMillan Lifetime Achievement Award” and honor outstanding University System faculty and alumni.
Special remarks will be delivered by Gov. Sonny Perdue and incoming Chancellor Erroll Davis.

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Saturday, January 28, 2006

WHERE: The Georgia Aquarium (Oceans Ballroom), 225 Baker Street, Atlanta

WHY: This event offers excellent opportunities to spotlight Georgia’s leadership honoring academic excellence. Attendees will include the Governor, Board of Regents Chairman Shelnut, Interim Chancellor Cummings, Chancellor-designate Davis, members of the board of regents, University System presidents, faculty and staff and alumni of the System’s 35 colleges and universities, elected officials, and state business leaders.

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