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Adapt academic and professional education to careers of tomorrow

This letter from the president also appeared in the Idaho Statesman this week. Gov. Butch Otter’s new task force on higher education is another step forward toward supporting, funding and maintaining a sustainable system that ensures future generations have the … (Read More) Adapt academic and professional education to careers of tomorrow

What the Sea of Blue Means for the Future — 99th Commencement Ceremony Dec. 17

This winter marks our 99th commencement ceremony, but this year we’ll look different. It’s the first time all of our undergraduates will walk in Boise State blue regalia — a new tradition that is designed to culminate this achievement and … (Read More) What the Sea of Blue Means for the Future — 99th Commencement Ceremony Dec. 17

Why Fine Arts Must Be a Top Priority for Boise State

The arts and humanities are vital and crucial to the success of our city, state and region now more than ever before. For a decade, the university has focused on boosting the science, technology, engineering and math degrees urgently needed … (Read More) Why Fine Arts Must Be a Top Priority for Boise State

Look to Boise State Students for Reassurance of a Bright Future

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with 16 randomly-chosen, first-year students who I asked to have lunch to discuss their first few months here at Boise State. Plain and simple, I want to hear from our students early … (Read More) Look to Boise State Students for Reassurance of a Bright Future

October 2015

It’s October and our students are busy getting ready for the Homecoming Parade and football game vs. University of Wyoming next Saturday, the 24th. Homecoming week is a great time on campus, all about building traditions for our students, honoring … (Read More) October 2015