OHSU Commencement Planned for Friday, June 4

05/06/04    Portland, Ore.

Oregon Health & Science University 2004 Commencement will be held Friday, June 4, at 8 p.m. at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1001 S.W. Broadway Ave, Portland.

Keith Thomson, chairman of the OHSU Board of Directors, is the commencement speaker. He is a retired vice president of Intel Corp. He joined the OHSU board in 2001 following OHSU's merger with Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology (now OHSU's OGI School of Science & Engineering). Thomson began his career with Intel in 1969, one year after the company was founded, and he was responsible for selecting Oregon as an Intel site. He serves on several civic and corporate boards and committees, and he is a trustee of the OHSU Foundation.