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Nigerian Educators Donate Art to UAlbany

Contact: Michael Parker (518) 437-4980

ALBANY, N.Y. (April 30, 2004)

Who:
Kunle Lawal, High Commissioner of Education of Lagos State, Nigeria
Abisogum Leigh, Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University
Ayodeji Badejo, Lagos State University
John R. Ryan, Interim President, University at Albany
Katharine Briar-Lawson, Dean, School of Social Welfare
Shirley Jones, Distinguished Professor, School of Social Welfare
Janet Riker, Director, University Art Museum

When:
Monday, May 3, 2004, 11 a.m.

Where:
University Art Museum, University at Albany uptown campus

Background:
Kunle Lawal, High Commissioner of Education of Lagos State, Nigeria and the Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University and delegation will present two original paintings to the University at Albany. Lagos State University hosted UAlbany’s student and faculty during their visit to Nigeria in August 2004.


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