DEC 00] UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK NEWS
Warwick University In Clinton Coup
President of the United States Bill Clinton is to visit the
University of Warwick on Thursday as part of his final official
visit to the United Kingdom.
will be making a keynote speech in the Arts Centre as part of a
visit which is a major coup for the university.
Clinton is paying a short trip to the UK as his final trip to
Europe before his term of office ends in January.
him will be senator-elect Hillary Clinton, and the couple’s
Minister Tony Blair will be joining the president, whose other
engagements for the day are a trip to Chequers and to Buckingham
big clean-up operation is under way in preparation for the
visit. University Vice-Chancellor Sir Brian Follett will greet
President Clinton and his entourage.
Clinton is visiting Ireland today in a bid to shore up the
faltering peace process.
Warwick he will deliver a major speech on foreign policy. it is
expected to cover debt relief and AIDS, and setting a new agenda
for the future.
Brian Follett, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick
University of Warwick is honoured to be hosting this exciting
historic event. We look forward to welcoming the President
Clinton and his family on his final visit to the UK as
announcing the visit to the University of Warwick the
President's National Security Adviser Sandy Berger said:
University is one of Britain's newest and finest research
universities, singled out by Prime Minister Blair as a model
both of academic excellence and independence from the
spokesman Peter Dunn added that everyone was thrilled that
Warwick had been selected to be host to the president.
were among several universities being considered for this and
we are delighted to have been chosen.
there are three things you should do when visiting the UK: go
to Chequers, Buckingham Palace and the University of Warwick!”