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22 Davis Hall, 10 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 0288
Phone: 401-874-2116 Fax: 401-874-7872

Nominees sought for URI’s College of Business
Administration Hall of Fame

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Oct. 2, 2001 -- The University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration is seeking nominations for its fourth annual Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony.

The event, to be held on April 25, 2002 at the Crowne Plaza at the Crossings in Warwick, will honor individuals who have made substantial contributions to the mission and reputation of the College of Business Administration.

Primary consideration is given to the people who are alumni of URI, although non-alumni will be considered for induction. Some of the past inductees include: Robert S. Russell, chief executive officer, Rusco Steel; Robert E. Ligouri, managing partner, Adler, Pollock & Sheehan, Inc.; Alfred J. Verrecchia, president and chief operating officer, Hasbro, Inc.; Robert L. Crandall, retired chairman and chief executive officer, AMR Corporation / American Airlines; Cynthia M. Deysher, former chief financial officer and vice president, ArrowPoint Communications Inc.; and former U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell.

Nominations and applications should be forwarded by Nov. 1, 2001 to

Dean Edward M. Mazze
College of Business Administration
University of Rhode Island
201 Flagg Road
Kingston, R.I. 02881

Submissions may also be made by e-mail to EMAZZE@URI.EDU or by fax to 874-4312. For more information, call 874-4348.

For those individuals or organizations wishing to participate as a sponsor, opportunities are available for tables with seating for 10 at the following sponsorship levels. All sponsors will be recognized in the commemorative program, receive special mention at the event and have the opportunity to display their banner at the event.

Platinum Sponsor- $1,500 (table of 10)
Gold Sponsor- $1,000 (table of 10)
Individual Tickets $50 each

For Information: Dave Lavallee, 401-874-2116, Sarah Emmett, 401-874-2116

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