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Media Memo: Missing UW-Eau Claire student David Rodgers

June 18, 2013

TO: News Editors and Directors

FROM: Julie Poquette

DATE: June 18, 2013

SUBJECT: Missing UW-Eau Claire student David Rodgers

The following email message was sent this afternoon to the UW-Eau Claire campus community from Brian Carlisle, dean of students:

Dear UW-Eau Claire campus community,

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department has informed me that the body of David Patrick Rodgers was recovered Monday evening from the Chippewa River. David, a sophomore mathematics education major, fell into the river April 19.

I have been in close contact with the family over the last two months, and I spoke with David's parents last evening, sharing with them our campus community's continued support. Please keep David's family in your hearts during this difficult time.



Brian A. Carlisle, J.D. 
Dean of Students
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Room 240D Schofield Hall
105 Garfield Avenue, Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004 


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