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For Immediate Release: Friday, December 26, 2003

Regents' Town Meeting in Sioux Falls Rescheduled for Jan. 5

SIOUX FALLS - A town meeting on South Dakota public higher education-postponed due to inclement weather-has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 5, at USDSU in Sioux Falls.

State lawmakers from districts 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 will host the meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. in rooms 178-179 at USDSU, located at 2205 Career Drive. Representatives of the South Dakota Board of Regents, its staff, and public university presidents will be on hand to visit with area residents.

Demographic shifts occurring across South Dakota mean fewer traditional college-age students in the future, along with more non-traditional students and a significant increase in South Dakota's older populations.

Local legislators, who extended the invitation to the Regents to meet in Sioux Falls, said the ideas exchanged at this meeting would help South Dakota's public higher education system better plan for the future.


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