The annual convocation by the president is 10:30 a.m., Aug. 16 in the Founders Hall Auditorium, Saint Paul Campus. This will be the inaugural convocation from new Metropolitan State President Ginny Arthur.
Convocation will be followed by a faculty and staff picnic at noon in the Great Hall. The picnic is annually sponsored by the Metropolitan State University Foundation and is to welcome faculty and staff of the university to the new academic year.
An all-university session at 2:30 p.m., in the auditorium will provide updates on:
- FY 2016-2017 budget
- FY 2018 budget process
- FY 2017-2018 goals and objectives
- University website
- Academic & Student Affairs reorganization
- Higher Learning Commission: site visit preparations