Winter 2017-2018

LAB Preschool$10 Million Gift to Expand UM's Education Programs

Building a better education for Montana: That's one of the primary goals of the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. Since 1985... Read More

Maryfrances Shreeve and sonA Lasting Tribute: Gift Creates Two UM Academic Chairs

This summer, academic chairs honoring two exceptional regional educators were established at the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences. The... Read More

Cindy WilliamsA Message from our President and CEO, Cindy Williams

Dear Friends, New Years are about new beginnings, and this year will bring many opportunities to the University of Montana Campus. President Seth Bodnar... Read More

Seth BodnarUM Announces 18th President

After a nationwide search, Seth Bodnar accepted the Montana University System's offer to be UM's next president.  Bodnar comes to UM from Chicago...
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The EcksIntroducing Dennis and Gretchen Eck Hall

At Homecoming, we celebrated two very special Montanans: Dennis and Gretchen Eck.  In August, the Ecks commited $2.2 million to support... Read More

Hall of ChampionsFeist Family Foundation Makes $2 Million Gift to Grizzly Athletics

The Missoula-based Feist Family Foundation has committed $2 million to the University of Montana athletic department. The gift benefits... Read More

Champions CenterGo Griz! Washington-Grizzly Champions Center Ready for Student Athletes

The privately funded Washington-Grizzly Champions Center opened in time for the fall football season. The 51,000-square-foot... Read More

Eliot GrahamPhilanthropy in Action: Fostering Student Success at the Davidson Honors College

Last October, UM alumnni Ian and Nancy Davidson set out to revolutionize honors education at UM. The couple who... Read More

UM StudentsDonors Support UM in Record-Breaking Numbers

Donors stepped up to support the University of Montana in a big way this year. In fiscal year 2017, 14,464 donors gave $84.5 million in private support. Read More

Missoula CollegeMissoula College on the Banks of the Clark Fork

The new Missoula College building is the envy of students everywhere. The facility, funded through a State appropriation and the generosity of donors...
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Richard FieldProfessor of 40 Years Leaves Legacy of Respect and Generosity

When Richard Field came to UM in the 1970's to teach chemistry, he brought with him a philosophy of respect for his students. It's one that... Read More

Estate and Gift Planning Corner

Charitable IRA Rollovers--A total of up to $100,000 can be transferred directly from your individual retirement account to the... Read More

Barstad in YemenHonoring a Dream Deferred

Travis Barstad and Dean Pratt met in middle school and quickly became close friends. On long summer nights down the Bitterroot Valley...
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Bailey DurnellGrizzlies Going Places

My parents love UM.  I grew up watching Grizzly football every Saturday. This campus and community have provided me with more support... Read More

Asia CaluoriFellowship Kick-Starts Career

Since Asia Caluori came to UM, she's been busy. Caluori is a management information systems major at the School of Business Administration. She has... Read More