Duncan to attend AASCU meeting in San Antonio, TX


American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)


U.S. Education Secretary to Address AASCU Meeting in San Antonio


State college and university presidents will meet next week with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to discuss key issues such as $4 billion in new stimulus bill funding for education and the legislation moving through Congress on student loans and grants. The secretary will also be available for media questions following his address to annual meeting of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).


DATE: November 24, 2009

TIME: Address to the general session 7:45 a.m., media availability 8:40-9:00 a.m.


LOCATION: Grand Hyatt San Antonio?600 E Market Street ?San Antonio, TX


CONTACT: If you are interested in attending please contact:

Susan Chilcott, 202-478-4661 (o)

                         703-332-9351 (cell)



Gretchen Cook, 202-478-4665



Jennifer Herrera, 202-478-4665





AASCU is the leadership association of 430 public colleges and universities Delivering America’s Promise through their common commitments to access, affordability and educational opportunity. Enrolling more than 3 million students, these institutions fulfill the expectations of a public university by working for the public good through education, stewardship and engagement, thereby improving the lives of people in their community, their region and their state.