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REF NO.: 35

SUBJECT: Memorial University to announce new president and vice-chancellor

DATE: Dec. 12

Note to editors

Members of the media are invited to join Iris Petten, chair of Memorial University’s Board of Regents, for an announcement of Memorial’s 13th president and vice-chancellor at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, in room 2007A at Signal Hill Campus, 100 Signal Hill Rd., in St. John’s.

Please be advised that this will be the only media availability with the president designate at this time.
The announcement will be live streamed and can be viewed on and on Memorial’s Facebook page.

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