President Elson S. Floyd


Elson S. Floyd, Ph.D. - 10/2/09

State of the University, 2009

First, I would like to express my thanks to all of you who took the time to attend, or to watch the video-stream of, the State of the University speech Thursday. This is an important opportunity for me to provide an update on what is happening at our university, to highlight our successes and to discuss our challenges. I know that members of the university community care deeply about this institution, so I am never surprised that the speech attracts an attentive and involved audience.

Second, I would like to express special appreciation to university faculty and staff who helped put on this event. Facilitating the State of the University speech and reception represents no small effort, and, from my point of view, it went forward flawlessly.

 For those of you who might be interested, I would like to provide a link to my prepared remarks. The video-stream of the speech, as presented, is also archived at

Thanks again for all you do for our university.

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