Release Date: April 8, 2010
Wolf Blitzer, CNN's award-winning lead political anchor and host of "The Situation Room," will be available to talk with local media from 5:30-5:45 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, April 9) in Slee Hall's Green Room, 208 Slee Hall, on the UB North Campus.
Blitzer will be in town to receive UB's Distinguished Alumni Award, given in recognition of exceptional career accomplishments, community or university service, or research and scholarly activity. The host of "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," he received a SUNY honorary doctorate in humane letters in 1999 and in 2003 he endowed the UB David Blitzer Lecture Series in Jewish Studies in honor of his late father, David, a Jewish Polish refugee.
Press arrangements: John DellaContrada in the UB Office of Communications at 361-3006 and Barb Byers at 870-5650, and onsite.