UNH Hosts Nation's First Student-Led Summit on Promoting Responsible
Celebrations Sept. 19-21
Contact: Kim Billings
Jennifer MurrayKeynote speaker Daniel Wann, associate professor of psychology
at Murray State University, will present “Understanding Sports
Spectator Violence,” Friday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in Huddleston
Hall. His presentation is open to the public. A question and answer
period will follow.
There will be a press briefing Saturday, Sept. 20, from 5:30 to
6:15 p.m. in the MUB Granite State Room. Members of the media will
have an opportunity to speak with team members participating in
Bruce Mallory, UNH provost and executive vice president for academic
affairs, will present a summary of findings at the conclusion of
the summit Sunday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. in the MUB Strafford Room.
This presentation is open to the public.
UNH Media Relations
Sept. 9, 2003
WHAT: The University of New Hampshire hosts the
nation’s first “Student Summit: Promoting Responsible
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19-21, 2003
WHERE: Huddleston Hall, the Memorial Union Building
(MUB) Granite State Room and Strafford Room
DETAILS: There are three events open to press coverage.
BACKGROUND: The goal of the summit is to build
a deeper understanding, develop constructive ideas, and identify
traditions that promote healthy celebrations. It will bring together
teams of students, university administrators, faculty and community
members from universities across the United States to discuss such
things as the role of campus climate and culture and the enforcement
of campus codes and criminal laws. According to UNH President Ann
Weaver Hart, “It is the first step in the process of change,
which will take a long-term, multifaceted approach led by students
and supported by the university and community.” For more information,