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University of Iowa News Release

Dec. 20, 2004

Parents Named To University Of Iowa Parents Association Board

(Name of person/s) from (Hometown) has been selected to serve on the University of Iowa Parents Association for a four-year term beginning Fall 2005.

The University of Iowa Parents Association is a vital link between parents and the University. All parents and guardians of undergraduate students are automatically members of the Parents Association, which is dedicated to addressing needs that affect the quality of a student's experience at UI.

Established in 1955 as the Dad's Association, the organization was transformed into the current UI Parents Association in 1971. It was created to bring about a closer relationship among parents, students and the university. It is a two-way communication link that helps parents learn more about the university and its goals. In turn, this provides a better understanding of the opportunities the university is providing in the education of their students.

The Association's on-campus office serves as a connection to the UI departments and offices that can answer specific questions and respond to the concerns of parents.  Contact parents-association@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-3557.

NOTE TO EDTIORS: Receipt of this press release indicates that one or more of the following people is from a town or city in your circulation area. The new board members are:

Jim and Carolyn Lipcamon of Council Bluffs, Iowa

Joleen Green of Fort Dodge, Iowa

Daniel and Joyce M. Conner of Channahon, Illinois

David and Mary Hughes of St. Charles, Illinois

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Snee, 319-384-0010, tom-snee@uiowa.edu.