MEDIA ADVISORY:
Start of UNH's Murkland Hall Renovation Celebrated June 5

By Erika Mantz
603-862-1567
UNH News Bureau

May 30, 2002


WHAT: Murkland Renovation Celebration Program to mark the start of renovations and to celebrate the success of the KEEP-NH initiative and its impact on the University of New Hampshire

WHEN: Wednesday, June 5, 2002, from 3-4 p.m.

WHERE: Murkland Hall courtyard

DETAILS: This event will signal the kickoff of extensive renovations to Murkland Hall, home of UNH's College of Liberal Arts. In addition, President Joan Leitzel, USNH Board of Trustee's Chairman John Lynch, N.H. Senate President Arthur Klemm and N.H. Representative Ed Smith will briefly discuss the KEEP-NH campaign and its importance to UNH and education in the state.

After the brief introduction, the program will move inside to Richards Auditorium where Marilyn Hoskin, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, will talk about why Murkland Hall needs to be saved. David Andrew, professor of art history and the humanities, will provide an overview of the architectural history of the building in a slide presentation.

Following Andrew's presentation, President Leitzel will remove a piece of the stage flooring to signal the start of renovations. A reception in the dean's suite will follow. The Murkland Renovation Celebration program is by invitation only, but media are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to Erika Mantz.

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