U of M President Robert Bruininks to give final State of the University Address Thursday, March 3, 2011, at 3 p.m.; Videocast at Crookston Campus in Dowell 220

University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks will deliver his 2011 State of the BruininksCurrentHeadShot.jpgUniversity Address on Thursday, March 3, at 3 p.m. in Coffman Memorial Union Theater on the Twin Cities campus.

The event will be videocast via ITV to the coordinate campuses, and a brief question-and-answer period will follow the address.  On the Crookston campus, the address will be available for viewing in 220 Dowell Hall.

The State of the University Address will available online. For more information, go to the State of the University Address Web site.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

Contact: Andrew Svec, director of communications, 218-281-8438 (asvec@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)