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California State University, Sacramento

Posted: April 14, 1999

Conference to Focus on Linking Government and Universities

A national conference on strengthening ties between state government and public universities will be hosted by California State University, Sacramento, April 28 to May 1 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and the Sacramento Convention Center.

The seventh annual LINKS conference will bring together academics, elected officials, policy specialists and students. Among other topics, they will address how state government and universities can improve policy-making, how they can prepare young people for civic life and how they can be more effective in an era of rapid technological change.

Keynote speakers will be Charles Reed, chancellor of the CSU system; Assemblymember Denise Moreno Ducheny, D-National City, who chairs the Assembly Budget Committee; and Charles Quigley, executive director of the Center for Civic Education.

Registration information is available by contacting Kolleen Ostgaard, the LINKS conference coordinator, at the Center for California Studies at 278-6906. More information is available at


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