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September 10, 2014

Three Higher Education Segment Leaders to Headline Panel at Silicon Valley Leadership

Group Education Summit September 12

Panel discussion open to media representatives

WHAT: The three leaders of California’s public higher education segments will discuss Preparing 21st Century Graduates in a panel discussion to be moderated by Carl Guardino, president/CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and Rosemary Turner, president of UPS Northern California. The topics to be addressed include: maintaining quality, affordability and access; workforce readiness; and how private industry can support a qualified pool of higher education graduates. Media representatives are invited to cover the panel discussion. There will be no structured media availability for interviews with the panelists.

WHO: University of California President Janet Napolitano

California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White
California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris
WHEN: Silicon Valley Leadership Group Education Summit Friday, September 12, 2014 from 1:45-2:45 p.m. Panel discussion: Preparing 21st Century Graduates

WHERE: 1065 La Avenida Street (Building 1), Mountain View, CA 94042

CONTACTS: Silicon Valley Leadership Group (Education Summit contact):

Steve Wright (408) 501-7853, cell: (408) 839-4625,
University of California Contact:
Steve Montiel (510) 987-9157, cell: (510) 406-9503,
California State University Contact:
Stephanie Thara (562) 951-4804, cell: (562) 233-3859,
California Community Colleges Contact:
Paige Marlatt Dorr (916) 327-5356, cell: (916) 601-8005,