Media Advisory: The Future of the WVU Institute of Technology

August 17th, 2004

WHO : GalanLannyJaneksela, Interim President and Vice President for Academic Affairs, WVU Institute of Technology; Jo Harris, President, WVU Tech Community and Technical College; Gerald Lang, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, West Virginia University

WHAT : Press briefing to announceThe Future of the WVU Institute of Technology,a report of the WVU Institute of Technology Strategic Planning Task Force

WHEN : 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004

WHERE : Private Dining Room, WVU Tech Student Center, Montgomery, WV (Parking available in one of the two lots adjacent to the Private Dining Room, left side of Student Center.)

WHY : Challenged by reductions in statewide funding, increasing costs and fewer students, a 20-member panel is recommending some bold action steps designed to redefine and refocus the resources and direction of the Montgomery campus.