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University responds to Hurricane Katrina

In a message released August 31, President Seligman expressed concern for those affected by Hurricane Katrina, including the hundreds of alumni living in the Gulf Coast region. "The almost unimaginable impact of Hurricane Katrina directly affects our academic community. . . . Our hearts reach out to the victims. I know that many of you will want to help. . . . Let me salute the many academic leaders and students around campus who have already begun to respond," wrote Seligman. To read the message in its entirety, visit the president's Web site at

For links to several relief agencies accepting donations for hurricane victims as well as the latest updates on efforts taking place at the University, visit

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