* WHAT :* A news conference to announce West Virginia Universitys 23rd president, following an emergency meeting of the WVU Board of Governors. The two finalists are Gregory H. Williams, president of The City College of New York, and James P. Clements, provost at Towson University (bios and photos available at http://presidentialsearch.wvu.edu/ ).

* WHEN :* Friday, March 6, at approximately 4:30 p.m.; reception to follow remarks

* WHERE :* New Erickson Alumni Center Ruby Grand Ballrooms B&C. For directions, go to http://alumni.wvu.edu/eac/directions .

* PARKING :* Free parking, including space for television satellite trucks, will be available in the lot adjacent to the Erickson Alumni Center.

* WORK AREA :* Reporters are encouraged to use the pre-convene area (just inside the main entrance, to the right).

* WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS :* A temporary guest account will be available for reportersuse the day of the announcement. E-mail ” janey.cink@mail.wvu.edu rel=nofollow> janey.cink@mail.wvu.edu for log-in information.

* BROADCAST MEDIA :* Risers will be available for television cameras, and a mult box will be provided. Portions of the news conference will be uplinked Friday from 6:15-6:45 p.m. on the following:


Satellite: HORIZONS 2

Transponder: 12

Orbital slot: 74 degree WL

Downlink frequency: 12160 (H)

Trouble phone number: 304-293-0570

* LIVE WEBCAST :* http://webcast.wvu.edu/

* NOTE :* WVU s president-elect may take a limited number of questions from press following the announcement and prior to the reception.

News and Information Services will be gathering reaction quotes and photos of the news conference immediately following the announcement. Check http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/ for updates late Friday afternoon/early evening. A video message and photo slide show will also be posted to http://presidentialsearch.wvu.edu/ .