University Convocation set for Monday, Aug. 17
Student move-in is Monday, Aug. 17-Sunday, Aug. 23; Classes begin Monday, Aug. 24
Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato President Richard Davenport will welcome faculty back to campus and discuss his vision for the 2020-2021 academic year during the annual president’s convocation address, which will be held online via Zoom this year from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17.
Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Matt Cecil will deliver the provost’s convocation address following Davenport’s remarks.
A recording of the convocation will be available on the University website later in the day after the conclusion of the convocation.
Media coverage opportunities from Aug. 17-24:
- Monday, Aug. 17 – President’s convocation from 9-10 a.m. on Zoom.
- Monday, Aug. 17 – Students will begin moving into on-campus housing by appointment through Friday, Aug. 21 and at any time on Aug. 22-23.
- Friday, Aug. 21 – Between approximately 10:30-11 a.m., new students will participate in the new student rally virtually on Facebook Live at facebook.com/mnstatemankato
- Monday, Aug. 24 – First day of fall classes.
Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,297 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.