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Feb. 1, 2002 -- No. 63

Moeser available for questions about Qatar business program decision

Friday, Feb. 1, 3 p.m.

Video Room, Visitorsí Center

Morehead Building, UNC campus

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor James Moeser will be available to respond to questions about a final decision regarding a proposed undergraduate campus in Doha, Qatar.

Moeser will be available at 3 p.m. in the Visitorsí Center video room, located adjacent the Visitorís Center desk in the Morehead Building on the UNC campus. The Morehead Building is off East Franklin Street. Enter the right-hand side nearest the McCorkle Place quadrangle. News Services also will provide a news release about the decision just before the availability begins.

Joining the chancellor will be Robert Sullivan, dean of the Kenan-Flagler Business School.

The university has been discussing the proposal for more than a year with representatives from the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. The proposal involved establishing a campus of UNCís Kenan-Flagler Business School in Qatarís capital city, Doha, to award the bachelor of science in business administration degree.

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