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Tackling the Future of Idaho’s Higher Education

Gov. Butch Otter created the Higher Education Task Force in February to improve higher education in Idaho, and it is being led by two hard-working Idahoans who care deeply about education in this state: longtime tech business leader Bob Lokken … (Read More) Tackling the Future of Idaho’s Higher Education

Breaking ground and breaking records at Boise State

On May 2, we broke ground for the new Center for Fine Arts and in the same week, broke records for participation and attendance at our 100th graduation ceremony. That night, we held the 18th Auction Gala raising funds for … (Read More) Breaking ground and breaking records at Boise State

“An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story”

Films can often be a source of profound inspiration. And if they’re particularly enlightening, we are forever changed by what we see. Film is a great medium for teaching, and we’re very fortunate at Boise State to have the opportunity … (Read More) “An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story”

Higher Ed in Rural Idaho – A Boise State Priority

There was a time when living in a rural area meant you’d have to leave home to pursue a college education. Today, online access opens doors to thousands of Idahoans who live and work in Idaho’s treasured rural areas. How … (Read More) Higher Ed in Rural Idaho – A Boise State Priority

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