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Media Advisory: WIU Ferguson Lecturer Interview Opportunity

March 23, 2009

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Media Advisory – Interview opportunity

TO: Macomb-area media

FROM: Teresa Koltzenburg
University Relations, WIU

DATE: March 23, 2009

RE: Richard Longworth, author of "Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalism," Western Illinois University's College of Business and Technology's 2009 Ferguson Lecturer

Richard Longworth will present the College of Business and Technology's Ferguson Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 in the University Union Grand Ballroom. His lecture will address how globalization is transforming the Midwest, how the international culture of business impacts this region of the U.S. and how Midwestern businesses can better compete in the global economy. (For more information, see

Longworth will be available for questions from the media at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, in the University Union Prairie Lounge.

Please confirm your attendance by contacting Margie Carle in WIU's College of Business and Technology at (309) 298-2442 or

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Office of University Communications & Marketing