Media Advisory
From the Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis

For Your Information
February 15, 2008
Contact: Kenneth Besserman
512-463-0113

MEDIA ADVISORY
Senator Ellis to Host Tele-Town Hall with the Texas Southern University and University of Houston Presidents

(HOUSTON) State Senator Rodney Ellis will host a Tele-Town Hall meeting on Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. Ellis, who is the first state official to hold such a town hall using this innovative technology, has invited Texas Southern University President Dr. John Rudley and University of Houston President and Chancellor Dr. Renu Khator to join the town hall, as well as representatives from each university's board of regents. The meeting will introduce constituents to the new university presidents and focus on issues in higher education.

Members of the media are welcome to listen to the Tele-Town Hall meeting by dialing the following number to the companion line: 209-244-7073; ext. 10858#


WHAT:Senate District 13 Tele-Town Hall
WHO:Senator Rodney Ellis, Texas Southern University President Dr. John Rudley, University of Houston President and Chancellor Dr. Renu Khator, and a representative of their board of regents
WHEN:Sunday, February 17, 2008, 4:30 p.m.
WHERE:The homes of thousands of Houston constituents.

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