Contact: Meredith Dickenson 214-768-7654

April 30, 2004

TATE LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS MICHAEL DELL AT SMU MAY 10

WHO: Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Computer Corporation, will participate in the 2003-04 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series at SMU.
WHEN: Monday, May 10.
STUDENT FORUM:

Dell will participate in a question-and-answer session for students from SMU and area high schools. It will be held from 4:30-5:15 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater, 3140 Dyer St. (west of Airline Road) on the SMU campus.

Media interested in covering the Student Forum may park in front of Patterson Hall to the east of the student center on Dyer Street. Parking spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Videotaping is permitted at the Student Forum.

EVENING LECTURE:

The Tolleson Lecture of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series begins at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium on the SMU campus. Dell will be interviewed by Alan Webber, co-founding editor of Fast Company Magazine.

Photography using available light will be permitted only during the first 15 minutes of the evening lecture. Videotaping will not be permitted.

CONTACT: Media wishing to cover the evening lecture should contact SMU’s Office of News and Communications at (214) 768-7650 by Friday, May 7.

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