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Portch To Deliver Last “State of The System” Address

Atlanta — November 12, 2001

WHO: University System of Georgia Chancellor Stephen R. Portch

WHAT: Annual “State of the System” Address

This address, general delivered every September to coincide with the launch of the new academic year, was postponed this year because of the national tragedies that befell our nation on September 11. It was rescheduled to coincide with the last official board meeting of the year for the Board of Regents, which also will be the last for Portch, who leaves his post on December 31, 2001.

WHEN: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2001

WHERE: Board of Regents’ Offices
270 Washington Street, 7th Floor Boardroom
Phone: (404) 656-2250 or (404) 656-2318

Also Available Via Webcast Beginning at 1 p.m. at:

WHY: Chancellor Portch has provided periodic assessments of the University System of Georgia throughout his tenure. Past addresses have ranged from critical “grading” of the status of public higher education in the state, to blunt assessments of Georgia’s educational shortfalls.

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