Chancellor Reed and Historian Malcolm Rohrbough Highlight Founders Week Activities


CSU Chancellor Charles Reed
Founders Week 1998 at California State University, Chico will include outstanding community events, important award ceremonies, and distinguished speakers' lectures during the week of April 18-26.

This year's theme—"On the Trail to the Millennium"—highlights a look to the region's past, via a lecture on the Gold Rush by a Pulitzer-Prize nominee, and a vision for the future, supplied by the California State Univer-sity's new chancellor, Charles Reed.
Malcom J. Rohrbough, author of
Days of Gold

Reed, who assumed the CSU chancellor's post March 1, will speak April 21. He is the former chancellor of the State University system of Florida. Malcolm J. Rohrbough, professor of History at the University of Iowa, will deliver his lecture on the Gold Rush April 20. He is the author of Days of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the American Nation.

Other noteworthy events during Founders Week include the ceremony commemorating the Community Appreciation Award to be given to the Chico Unified School District, and the Distinguished Alumni Dinner, which honors seven alums from CSU, Chico's seven colleges.

Founders Week celebrates the founding of the University in April 1887 and showcases student, faculty, and staff excellence as well as connections with the surrounding area. Local residents are invited to attend events along with members of the campus community. For information, call x4143.

JW


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