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Liz Warren-Pederson
Eller College of Management

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Economic Outlook and Developments in Mortgage Markets — Eller College Distinguished Speaker Series presents Susan Bies, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Thursday, January 18, 2007

What: The Eller College of Management is privileged to host Governor Susan Schmidt Bies who will present “Economic Outlook and Developments in Mortgage Markets" — a timely topic for everyone involved in finance, accounting, real estate, and economic growth as we kick off the New Year. Dr. Susan Schmidt Bies is a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Who: Dr. Bies was appointed to a 10-year term on the Federal Reserve Board in 2001. Before becoming a member of the Board, she was executive vice president for risk management and auditor at First Tennessee National Corporation in Memphis, Tenn. Prior to her long career with First Tennessee, Dr. Bies was an associate professor of economics at Rhodes College, an assistant professor of economics at Wayne State University, and an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. She has been active in leadership positions for many organizations, and has served on boards of numerous businesses, professional, academic, civic, and charitable organizations.

Where: Berger Auditorium, McClelland Hall, The University of Arizona, 1130 East Helen St., Tucson, Ariz.

When: Thursday, January 18, 2007, 5:15 p.m.

Note: The lecture and reception following are free and open to the public. Space is limited. Free parking is available after 5:00 p.m. in the Zone 1 parking lot directly across Helen St. from McClelland Hall and at the parking meters.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program #11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program #48 in the U.S. The College is among the leaders of business schools generating grant funds for research. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the 25th ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,800 undergraduate and 750 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and a satellite campus in Phoenix.

Press Contact:
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management

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