UM to Kick Off New Academic Year at State of the University Address Aug. 20

August 05, 2019

UM News Service

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. Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the Montana Theatre of UM’s Performing Arts and Radio/Television Center.

The University community, members of the public and the media are invited to attend. Coffee and tea will be available in the lobby prior to the event.

The address will be streamed live online at

“The State of the University Address is a chance for our Griz family to gather and celebrate as we look toward a new academic year,” Bodnar said. “Join us as we honor our new and recently tenured and promoted faculty and embark on the shared work of the coming year.”


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