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REF NO.: 161

SUBJECT: Voting opens for alumni representatives on Memorial University's Board of Regents

DATE: April 28

A total of 40 Memorial University alumni are vying for six alumni positions on the Board of Regents, the governing body of the university. Voting opens today, Monday, April 28 and closes on Friday, May 23.
To learn more about each of the nominees and to vote online, visit
Alumni must log in using their student number or the number that appears on the address label of their winter 2014 issue of Luminus, the alumni magazine. Paper, mail-in ballots are also available upon request by calling the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development at 1-877-700-4081 or 709-864-4354.
Election results for all candidates will be tabulated under the direction of the chief returning officer and posted to on a date to be determined following the close of voting on May 23.
Alumni representatives are elected for a three-year term, commencing Sept. 1.

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For more information, contact David Penney, communications co-ordinator, Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University, at (709) 864-3447 or


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