Tuesday, January 30, 2001

UM TAPS SHIRLEY RAINES FOR PRESIDENT

The UK Vice Chancellor will be UM's First Female President

Posted By on Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 4:00 AM

A web-exclusive announcement: Sources close to the Flyer have revealed that Charles Manning, Chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, will announce University of Kentucky Vice Chancellor Dr. Shirley Raines as the 11th president of the University of Memphis. According to the UM web site: "On Tuesday, Jan. 30, the Board of Regents will hold a conference call at 1 p.m. to annouce their decision. You can listen to the conference call in room 136 of the Fogelman Executive Center." Dr. Raines will serve as UM's first female president.

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