Jeffrey M. Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond , will give a public speech at West Virginia University at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, marking his first public comments since Chairman Alan Greenspan’s Jan. 31 st retirement. Lacker’s speech is part of the Acordia/Royal&SunAlliance Distinguished Lecture Series. Reporters, photographers and videographers are invited to attend the talk and Q&A to follow. Also, a media availability session for local reporters is scheduled before the speech at 4 p.m. at the College of Business and Economics, 4th floor Dean’s Suite Board Room. Please call if you are interested in attending: Tim Terman (304) 293-7760.

Topic: Transition and Continuity at the Federal Reserve in 2006

When: February 14, 2006

Where: West Virginia University

College of Business and Economics

Lecture Room 459

Time: President Lacker is scheduled to begin speaking at 7 p.m.

The speech will be followed by an audience Q&A.

Media: Local media availability at 4 p.m.


Text: Embargoed copies of the speech text will be available to the media about 30 minutes in advance at