Sports team owners, Council of Learned Societies president at dedications

September 16, 1997

Sports team owners, Council ofLearned Societies president at dedications

ANN ARBOR—The name of New York City’s legendary Preston Robert Tisch, co-chairman of Loew’s Corp. and co-owner of the New York Giants, will be the first in University of Michigan history to be displayed on buildings on both the academic and athletic campuses. Students, staff, faculty and the arts, humanities and sports communities are invited to join with Tisch, his family and friends to dedicate Tisch Hall, the U-M’s “front door to the humanities” at 12:30 p.m., Sept. 25. A reception will follow at 1 p.m. Tisch Hall is located near the U-M Diag between Angell Hall and Haven Hall. The U-M community and friends also are invited to the dedication of the Preston Robert Tisch Tennis Building, 2250 South State Street, at 2:30 p.m. on the same day. A reception will follow at 3 p.m. An 11 a.m. symposium on “The Future of the Humanities” will precede the Tisch Hall dedication. The symposium will feature John H. D’Arms, president of the Council of Learned Societies and former dean of the U-M’s Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, as well as Domna C. Stanton, professor of Romance languages and of women’s studies, and Prof. Thomas R. Trautmann, the Mary Fair Croushore Professor and director of the U-M Institute for the Humanities. The symposium will take place in the Rackham Amphitheater, 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor.

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