MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH State of the University Address Presented Feb. 4, 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020

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WHAT: University of New Hampshire President James W. Dean Jr. and members of the university community will present the State of the University address and review the university’s progress on The Future of UNH strategic plan. They will share their vision for the university’s key priorities and initiatives in the year ahead.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, 12:40-2 p.m.

WHERE: Hamel Recreation Center

BACKGROUND: Following the initial presentation, members of the UNH community will be invited to ask questions and visit four stations where they can talk with UNH leaders about each of the strategic plan’s four priority areas:

  • Enhance student success and well-being
  • Expand academic excellence
  • Embrace New Hampshire
  • Build financial strength

RSVP: Erika Mantz, (603) 862-1567;

The University of New Hampshire inspires innovation and transforms lives in our state, nation and world. More than 16,000 students from all 50 states and 71 countries engage with an award-winning faculty in top-ranked programs in business, engineering, law, health and human services, liberal arts and the sciences across more than 200 programs of study. As one of the nation’s highest-performing research universities, UNH partners with NASA, NOAA, NSF and NIH, and receives more than $110 million in competitive external funding every year to further explore and define the frontiers of land, sea and space.