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Media Advisory

Chancellor to hold back-to-school briefing

17 August 2007

ATTENTION: Higher education reporters, general assignments desks and broadcast media

Contact: Yasmin Anwar
(510) 643-7944 yanwar@berkeley.edu

Robert Birgeneau, chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, will hold his annual back-to-school briefing for the news media. He will announce his agenda for the 2007-08 academic year and discuss new programs and activities, among other developments.

Press packets distributed at the event will include demographic details on the incoming undergraduate class, story tips and other noteworthy information. There will also be a Q & A session.

Thursday, Aug. 23, 10-11:30 a.m.

Chancellor's Conference Room, California Hall, 2nd floor, UC Berkeley campus. See campus map at http://www.berkeley.edu/map/

News media wishing to attend the chancellor's back-to-school briefing should R.S.V.P. to Yasmin Anwar at (510) 643-7944 or yanwar@berkeley.edu no later than Wednesday, Aug. 22, so that your name can be added to the guest list.