FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Loyola University Chicago to Sponsor Public Symposium on Economic Outlook
CHICAGO, November 23, 2004 On Thursday, December 2, 2004, Loyola University Chicago will host a free public symposium entitled, Economic Outlook for 2005. George G. Kaufman, the John F. Smith, Jr. Professor of Finance and Economics in the School of Business Administration at Loyola University Chicago, will moderate. The symposium will occur on Loyola’s Water Tower Campus between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Rubloff Auditorium of 25 East Pearson Street and will be followed by a reception.
Guest speakers will include: William Hummer of Wayne Hummer Investments, Paul Kasriel of Northern Trust, William Testa of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and David Mirza, professor of Economics at Loyola. Hummer will speak on the stock market and investments, while Kasriel will cover the Federal Reserve and interest rates, and Testa will forecast the economy as a whole.
The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period as well as a chance for guests to speak with the panelists. The symposium will be sponsored by Loyola’s Center for Financial and Policy Studies, Economics Forum and School of Business Administration.
For additional information contact George G. Kaufman Ph.D. in the School of Business Administration, at 312. 915.7075.
About Loyola University Chicago
Committed to preparing people to lead extraordinary lives, Loyola University Chicago was founded in 1870 and is among the largest of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Loyola has a total enrollment of more than 15,000 students, which includes 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 foreign countries. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy. Loyola also serves as the U.S. host university to the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies in Beijing, China. Loyola’s nine schools and colleges include arts and sciences, business administration, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, professional studies, and social work. Loyola offers 69 undergraduate majors, 77 master’s degrees, 36 doctoral degrees, and three professional degree programs. Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the “top national universities” in its annual publications. For more information, please visit our web site at www.luc.edu.