Whitworth Communications

For Immediate Release

October 19, 2007

Secretary of State Sam Reed to Present Lecture Nov. 1 at Whitworth University

What: A lecture by Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed

When: Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m.

Where: Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall at Whitworth University

Cost: Admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-4263.

During his presentation Reed, the Republican incumbent candidate for secretary of state, will discuss his position and how it has played a significant role in tightly contended races such as the Christine Gregoire/Dino Rossi 2004 governor's election. Reed's campus visit is part of Political Awareness Week, Oct. 30-Nov. 2 at Whitworth. The week will feature a series of events coordinated by students in Professor of Political Science Julia Stronks' American Political Parties class. Students are organizing activities throughout the week to raise political awareness among Whitworth's student body.

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private, liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The university, which has an enrollment of 2,600 students, offers 53 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


Julie Shanholtzer, Speakers and Artists Series and psychology department program assistant Whitworth University, (509) 777-4263 or jshanholtzer@whitworth.edu.

Julie Riddle, public information officer, Whitworth University (509) 777-3729 or jriddle@whitworth.edu.


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