The unveiling of a portrait painted by Judith Reeve of Yung Wing, the first person from China to graduate from an American university (Yale) in 1854, will take place Friday. Media coverage is limited to the unveiling ceremony only. No interviews with the speakers will be possible following the ceremony.
Date: Friday, May 5, 2000
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Place: Yale President Richard C. Levin’s residence 43 Hillhouse Avenue
Guests: Richard C. Levin, President of Yale University Consul General Zhang Hongxi Frank Yung (Yung Wing’s grandson) David A. Jones Jr., Chairman of the Yale-China Association Professor Jonathan Spence Ruth Harkin, Vice President of United Technologies
Note: Please call 432-1333 before 11 a.m. to confirm your attendance at this event.