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UW-Eau Claire Blugold Breakfast, opening meeting set for Aug. 21

August 15, 2012
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Dr. Gilles Bousquet
EAU CLAIRE — During his state-of-the-university speech Aug. 21, Interim Chancellor Gilles Bousquet will discuss his goal to help the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire prepare for new leadership by continuing the forward momentum of new facilities projects and opportunities to expand global learning for students.

The speech will be part of the university's all-employee Blugold Breakfast and academic year opening meeting in Zorn Arena. Bousquet also will present the annual faculty and staff excellence awards.

Breakfast will be served starting at 7:30 a.m., and the opening meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. Employees are welcome to come and go during the meeting as their schedules require.

A live Web video stream of the event will be accessible during the meeting. Those who wish to view the video can test their media players beforehand.

University offices will remain open during the breakfast and opening meeting. Departments should make arrangements for student employees or designated staff or faculty members to provide office coverage while the meeting is in session.

An agenda for the opening meeting and a schedule of other campus activities for the opening days of the academic year can be viewed online.

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