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CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0557; fax (319) 335-0558
e-mail:steven-parrott@uiowa.edu

Release: April 29, 1999

 

NEWS ADVISORY

WHO:
Representatives of the University of Iowa American Indian Student Association, Asian-American Coalition, Black Student Union, and Latino Student Union
WHAT:
News briefing and rally
WHEN:
Noon to 1 p.m., Friday, April 30
WHERE:
University of Iowa Pentacrest, in front of the Old Capitol Museum

Representatives of four University of Iowa groups – the American Indian Student Association, Asian-American Coalition, Black Student Union, and Latino Student Union – will explain their opposition to a proposal to develop a single multicultural center for members of the groups instead of maintaining the current cultural houses for each group.

The group representatives will be available to talk with and answer questions from members of the news media beginning at noon. At about 12:30 p.m. they will make public comments.