Major Book Contract to be Announced at News Conference

WHAT:   News conference in which the Southeast Missouri State University Press will announce a major book contract with a top boxing authority. WHO

  • Wayne Smith, vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the Southeast Missouri University Foundation
  • Tom Cushman, a 1956 graduate of Southeast, author of Muhammad Ali and the Greatest Heavyweight Generation, former sports editor and columnist of the San Diego Union-Tribune and currently a free lance writer and frequent contributor to San Diego Magazine. Cushman is also a former editor of the Capaha Arrow and a former reporter with the Southeast Missourian.
  • Dr. Susan Swartwout, publisher and editor of the Southeast Missouri State University Press 

WHEN:  3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9 WHERE:  Kem Statuary Hall, Wehking Alumni Center, 926 Broadway, Southeast Missouri State University