06/11/2003 07:00:00

Former NIH Director Harold Varmus to be Caltech Commencement Speaker

WHAT: The 109th commencement ceremony at the California Institute of Technology.

WHEN: 10 a.m. June 13

WHERE: Beckman Lawn south of Beckman Auditorium in the center of campus.

STATS: Numbers of graduates: 242 bachelor's recipients, 111 master's, and 137 Ph.D. recipients, for a total of 490 graduates.

SPEAKER: Nobel laureate Harold Varmus, former National Institutes of Health director and currently the president and chief executive officer of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

RSVP: Media should contact Jill Perry, Media Relations Director, at (626) 395-3226 if planning to attend

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MEDIA CONTACT: Jill Perry, Media Relations Director (626) 395-3226 jperry@caltech.edu

Visit the Caltech media relations web site: http://pr.caltech.edu/media

Written by Jill Perry