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UNI offers 'Community Builders' presentation

June 26, 2003

Stacey Christensen, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-3170

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is offering a presentation for community organizations called 'Community Builders.'

The 20-minute presentation given by UNI President Robert Koob, or other UNI faculty and staff, focuses on the importance of higher education in contributing to Iowa's economy. It covers community leadership and the responsibility Iowans have in shaping the state's future.

The presentation also highlights ways in which college graduates contribute to the financial, social, and political wealth of Iowa's communities. The relationship between attitudes and education will be discussed along with information on workforce statistics, benefits of an educated workforce, wealth creation, and current legislative issues affecting colleges and universities.

For more information about this or other presentations offered by UNI, contact Stacey Christensen, community relations manager, University Marketing & Public Relations at (319) 273-3170.