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USD President Abbott to Deliver State of the University Address Sept. 27

Photo of USD President Jim Abbott. President Abbott will deliver the State of the University address Wednesday, September 27.

VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota President James W. Abbott will deliver the annual State of the University address on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

The address will begin at 4 p.m. in Aalfs Auditorium, which is located inside Robert L. Slagle Hall on the USD campus. The address is open to the public and students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend.

The State of the University is live-streamed online on the USD webpage.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
USD News