Hassenfeld to Chair 2001 World Scholar-Athlete Games
KINGSTON, R.I. -- October 31, 2000 -- Hasbro CEO, Alan Hassenfeld,
has been named Chairman of the 2001 World Scholar-Athlete Games. Mr. Hassenfeld's
appointment as Chair marks the seventh consecutive year that he has overseen
the Institute for International Sport's renowned scholar-athlete program.
Dan Doyle, Executive Director of the Institute, stated of Mr. Hassenfeld's
appointment, "We have been blessed that Alan has chosen to continue
to lead our scholar-athlete program. Not only has he been an incredibly
effective chair, but he is truly one of the finest men I have ever had the
pleasure of working with on any project."
Under Mr. Hassenfeld's leadership, the Scholar-Athlete Games program,
including the World Scholar-Athlete Games, the United States Scholar-Athlete
Games and the Rhode Island Scholar-Athlete Games have flourished. In all
cases, and based on Mr. Hassenfeld's able leadership, no scholar-athlete
program has ever finished with a deficit, and the Institute's Scholar-Athlete
Games programs have serviced over 6,000 young leaders from 158 countries
and all 50 states.
To learn more about the Institute for International Sport and the 2001
World Scholar-Athlete Games, visit the Institute's web site at www.internationalsport.com
or call the Games hotline at 1-800-THE-WSAG. Nominations for scholars aged
15-19 are now being accepted for the 2001 Games to be held June 22-July
1 in Kingston and Newport, R.I., USA.
Contact: Ramsey Baker, 401-874-5061