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U of M President Kaler to visit Hutchinson Jan. 26

Who: U of M President Eric Kaler
What: Community visits in Hutchinson
When: Thursday, Jan. 26

Contacts: Jeff Falk, University News Service,, (612) 626-1720

January 24, 2012

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler, joined by U of M Extension Dean Bev Durgan, will visit Hutchinson this Thursday, Jan. 26, to meet with community leaders, Extension staff working in the McLeod County area and the Hutchinson Leader editorial board.

The university’s roots in the Hutchinson area run deep. This semester, 206 university students hail from Hutchinson, and nearly 800 alumni, accounting for nearly 1,000 degrees, live and work there. In addition, former U of M basketball all-star Lindsay Whalen is a native of Hutchinson.

The president’s public events:

12 noon Remarks and Q&A at the Hutchinson Rotary luncheon. Kaler will be introduced by Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Judge G. Barry Anderson, a U of M Law School graduate.

Crow River Golf Club
915 Colorado St. N.W.
2 p.m. Remarks and Q&A at a Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce event. Kaler will again be introduced by Judge Anderson.

Victorian Inn (Best Western)
1000 Highway 7

Tags: All administrative: President, Provost, etc.

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