Baylor To Break Ground On Bear Habitat Complex

Feb. 3, 2005

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Baylor University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on the Bill and Eva Williams Bear Habitat Complex at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the Bear Plaza across from the Bill Daniel Student Center on M.P. Daniel Esplanade. A reception will follow immediately in The Den on the first floor of the student center.

Participating in the groundbreaking will be the Williams family of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr.; Betsy B. Willis, senior lecturer in accounting and faculty adviser for the Baylor Chamber of Commerce; Robert L. Reid, emeritus professor of history and longtime Chamber adviser; Charles Lucenay, a senior from Dallas and bear trainer; and Cathy Pleitz, director of special projects and the Baylor/Waco Foundation.

Parking in the Fifth Street garage is limited. Guests and any faculty, staff members or students coming from off-campus are encouraged to use the Baylor shuttle service, which will run on its usual routes. A schedule can be found here:

For more information about the Bill and Eva Williams Bear Habitat Complex, visit Bear Habitat. For more information on the Williams' gift, link to the announcement story, click here.

For media information, contact Lori Fogleman, director of media relations, at (254) 710-6275 or mobile (254) 709-5959.

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