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WRITER: SARAH BURKE
CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
e-mail: gary-galluzzo@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

March 4 Reception to Honor of UI Liberal Arts Dean

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A reception will be held for Linda Maxson, dean of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts, Wednesday, March 4 at the Clarion Conference Center located at 1220 First Avenue, I-80 at Exit 242, Coralville. The 5:30 p.m. reception will precede a 6:15 p.m. program.

Sponsored by the Greater Iowa City Iowa Club and the University of Iowa Alumni Association, the reception is free and open to the public.

Maxson began her tenure at Iowa in August 1997. Prior to moving to Iowa City, she was on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, served as professor and head of the biology department at Penn State, and was the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and dean of undergraduate academic affairs at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

2/20/98