Skip to main content

Join President Marlene Tromp for State of the University Address Aug. 21

Dr. Tromp in front of the B

Boise State President Marlene Tromp will deliver her inaugural State of the University address to faculty and staff at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, on the main stage of the Morrison Center.

Dr. Tromp will provide an overview of recent accomplishments and a look ahead to the opportunities, priorities and goals for the near future. This annual message is intended for the entire campus community, and the general public is welcome to attend.

The Morrison Center prohibits large bags, water bottles and coffee mugs, and security screening will be in place at all entrances. Please arrive early if you can. Both the campus-side and river-side doors will be open.

The president’s annual picnic will follow the State of the University address on the Quad. Other activities this week include:

Welcome Students to Boise State
3:15 p.m. 
Friday, Aug. 23, Taco Bell Arena

Celebrate students’ official welcome to Boise State by lining the path from Taco Bell Arena to Albertsons Stadium, where they’ll make the B on the Blue.

University Foundations Welcome Back
8:30-9 a.m. coffee, 9-11 a.m. meeting, Monday, Aug. 19, Multipurpose Classroom Building, Room 101

University Foundations welcomes back to campus instructors of UF 100 and 200 who teach the two common courses for all Boise State students (approximately 6,000 students annually). The meeting will update faculty on instructional and assessment goals and professional development opportunities. This is a chance for instructors to ask questions and discuss issues with colleagues.

College Meetings

Faculty and staff in each college are invited to join their dean for a college-wide meeting.

College of Arts and Sciences
9-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, Jordan D/E, Student Union

College of Business and Economics
1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301

College of Education
1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, Jordan Ballroom, Student Union

College of Engineering
1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, Ruch Engineering Building, RUCH 110

College of Health Sciences
1-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, Jordan Ballroom, Student Union

College of Innovation and Design
11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 20, Albertsons Library 201F

Graduate College
9-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, Jordan A/B, Student Union

School of Public Service
10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, Simplot B/D, Student Union