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October 17, 2005

Make your reservations for symposium, investiture, dinner

Reservations are going fast, but seats are still available for Chancellor Denton's investiture on Friday, November 4, and for a two-day academic symposium that week on "Achieving Excellence Through Diversity."

Reservations may also still be made for the weekend's annual Scholarship Benefits Dinner, an annual event that raises badly needed funds for undergraduate and graduate students.

To register online for any or all of these events, please go to:

The events are:

Symposium--Achieving Excellence Through Diversity: Shirley Ann Jackson, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will lead a discussion on the best practices in diversity, access, and inclusion. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2:30 p.m., Media Theater, and continuing at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, at College Nine/College Ten, with breakout sessions, including one with UC President Robert C. Dynes. For more information:

Investiture of Chancellor Denton: UC President Dynes will preside over a brief ceremony investing Denice D. Denton as UCSC's ninth chancellor. Chancellor Denton's inaugural address will follow. Friday, Nov. 4, 1:30 p.m., Music Center Recital Hall. For more information:

Scholarships Benefit Dinner: The third annual Scholarships Benefit Dinner will celebrate the successful conclusion of the Cornerstone Campaign, while raising additional money to fund scholarships and fellowships. Saturday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m., University Center. For more information:

Regional events: UCSC is collaborating with partners throughout the region to host a variety of events this fall that offer the public additional opportunities to join in the celebration of the chancellor's arrival. For more information:


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