July 31, 2014

Cynthia Woods News Conference Scheduled

Contact: Frank Griffis or Rod Davis regarding the investigation
(979) 458-6023
frank.griffis@tamu.edu,
rod.davis@tamu.edu
Griffis cell: (979) 571-9877; Davis cell: (979) 587-2778

Contact: Karen Bigley regarding Texas A&M University at Galveston
(409) 740-4830, bigleyk@tamug.edu

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Jay Kimbrough, deputy chancellor and general counsel of The Texas A&M University System, has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17 regarding the investigation into the sinking of the sailing vessel Cynthia Woods. It will be held in Room 107 of the Physical Education Building (Building 3018) on the campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston. Kimbrough will make a brief statement and take questions from the news media.

Directions to TAMUG: From I-45, take a left on 51st Street to Pelican Island. Cross the Pelican Island Causeway on Seawolf Parkway. Turn right on Texas Clipper Road. Turn right at the first road, then right again at the tennis court. Parking is available in the lot next to the Physical Education Building. A campus map is at: http://www.tamug.edu/police/TAMUG_main_campus.pdf

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