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Bell, Frist to speak at Alumni Day, Feb. 22

Princeton alumni Peter Bell, president of CARE USA, and William Frist, U.S. senator from Tennessee and Senate majority leader, will speak on campus Saturday, Feb. 22, as part of the annual Alumni Day and Parents' Program. Attendance at the Bell and Frist lectures will be open only to alumni with tickets.

Bell, a 1964 alumnus of the Graduate School, will speak on "Where the End of Poverty Begins" at 9:15 a.m. in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. He is this year's recipient of Princeton's James Madison Medal.

Frist, a 1974 Princeton alumnus, will speak on "The Floor of the U.S. Senate as the Operating Theater: Is Transplanting Ideas Any Different From Transplanting Hearts?" at 10:30 a.m. in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. He is this year's recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Award.

Members of the University community who do not have tickets to the Bell and Frist lectures are invited to view them by simulcast in McCosh 50 or by live Webcast . If space becomes an issue, the lectures also will be simulcast in McCosh 60, 62, 64 and 66.

Details for media representatives are available in an advisory .

The Alumni Day and Parents' Program, which is coordinated by the Alumni Council, will begin at 9 a.m. with a variety of lectures, workshops and tours and will run through 6:30 p.m. While the event is not open to the general public, members of the University community are invited to attend. For a complete schedule, visit the Alumni Council Web site .

Contact: Ruth Stevens and Evelyn Tu (609) 258-3601

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