Media Advisory: 2004 President’s Fall Address and Annual University Picnic

What:     President Larry Edward Penley will share his annual message and his continuing vision for the university with thousands of members of the university community, Fort Collins, and alumni and friends during his annual fall address. Attendees will enjoy a complimentary barbecue lunch immediately following the address and will show their ram pride by wearing Green and Gold.

When/Where: The event begins at 11:15 a.m., Tuesday, September 14th, Colorado State University’s historic Oval. Dr. Penley will deliver his remarks from the south end of the Oval at 11:30 a.m. The university picnic will be served immediately following Dr. Penley’s address through 1:30 p.m.

Details: The annual all-university event provides an opportunity for the campus community to celebrate accomplishments of the past year and look ahead to future endeavors. A detailed press release will be sent to the media next week with more information.

SPECIAL NOTE TO THE MEDIA: Media are invited to attend. Please RSVP so special arrangements for your parking can be made; the Oval will be closed to all other traffic. A multiple outlet box will be provided during Dr. Penley’s address. Print quality photographs, broadcast-quality audio clips and excerpts from Dr. Penley’s speech will be available for media to download at approximately 2 p.m. on the day of the event at For more information, please call Dell Rae Moellenberg at 970-491-6009 or e-mail

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