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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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FGCU to Hold Service for Former President Bill Merwin

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) will hold a service on Monday, May 23 to celebrate the life and accomplishments of former President Bill Merwin, who passed away on May 6 after a lengthy illness. The program will be held at 2 p.m. in Alico Arena, and the community is invited to join FGCU students, faculty and staff for this special occasion.

Members of Dr. Merwin's family will be in attendance at this opportunity for the University community to pay tribute to his years as FGCU's president from 1999 to 2007, and to recognize his important legacy in the life of the University.

For more information, contact Chief of Staff & University Spokesperson Susan Evans at (239) 590-1057 or

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