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Media Advisory: Outstanding Business, Academic and Community Leaders Receive UAlbany Foundation's Highest Honor

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150

ALBANY, N.Y. (November 7, 2007)

Neil and Jane Golub, Price Chopper president and CEO and director of vendor income programs, respectively; George M. Philip, retired executive director and CIO of the New York State Teacher's Retirement System and UAlbany Officer in Charge; Paul A. Leonard, dean and professor of finance, School of Business, University at Albany; and Leonard A. Slade, Jr., director of doctoral and master's programs in humanistic and liberal studies, University at Albany, will be awarded 2007 University at Albany Foundation Citizen Laureate Awards.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007
Cocktails 6-7 p.m.
Dinner to follow

Hall of Springs, Saratoga Springs

Funds raised through this event, sponsored by the Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc., will be used to support a range of educational, research and public service initiatives set forth by the University at Albany and managed by The University at Albany Foundation. Established in 1967 to encourage philanthropic support, The Foundation today helps to advance the University's strategic goals. It also sponsors efforts to build the University's ties to the community.

The University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,000 diverse students in nine schools and colleges, and an honors college. For more information about this internationally ranked institution, visit theUniversity at Albany. Visit UAlbany's extensive roster of faculty experts.

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