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MEDIA ADVISORY: Mizzou to announce major milestone

December 13th, 2017

Story Contact: Cailin Riley, 573-882-4870,

WHAT: An announcement regarding a major milestone for the Mizzou: Our Time to Lead Campaign will be made Wednesday morning. Fundraising efforts for the campaign prioritize endowment, signature centers and institutes while supporting a campus renaissance.

WHO: Speakers include:

  • Chancellor Alexander N. Cartwright
  • Mark Wilkins, managing director, the Wilkins Group of St. Louis; cabinet member, Mizzou: Our Time to Lead Campaign
  • Susan Empson, Richard G. Miller Chair of Mathematics Education
  • Alicia Curran, project coordinator, the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Tom Hiles, vice chancellor for advancement

9 a.m Wednesday, Dec. 13
Jesse Hall Rotunda

NOTE: Select speakers will be available for interviews following the announcement. Reporters interested in speaking with presenters are encouraged to contact Cailin Riley by Tuesday afternoon at or (573) 882-4870.

Parking will be available for media on Level 3 of the Turner Avenue Parking Garage between 8:45 and 10 a.m.