UM Leaders to Deliver State of the University Address Aug. 24

August 21, 2018

MISSOULA – University of Montana President Seth Bodnar, Provost Jon Harbor, UM’s academic deans and shared governance leaders will host the annual State of the University Address at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24.

The University community, members of the public and the media are invited to the event, which will be held in the Montana Theatre of UM’s Performing Arts and Radio/Television Center. Coffee and tea will be available in the lobby prior to the event.

The address will be streamed live online at!local-live/cchx.

“The State of the University Address marks the beginning of a new academic year and the continuation of our collective efforts to provide an excellent education for every student who joins our family,” Bodnar said. “We will celebrate our new and recently promoted faculty, and we will turn our attention to the exciting year ahead.”


Note to media: President Bodnar and other UM leaders will be available for brief media interviews in the Meloy Gallery of the PAR/TV Center immediately following the address.


Contact: Paula Short, director of communications, UM Office of the President, 406-243-2311,