Summer 2017

Lucile SpeerGift Honors Legendary Librarian and Civic Volunteer Lucile Speer

Thanks to private support, the University of Montana has its first endowed chair in the humanities. The Lucile Speer Research Chair...Read more

Davidson Honors CollegeDavidson Honors College Included in Estate Plan with $2 Million Gift

An anonymous couple has included a $2 million gift to the UM's Davidson Honors College in their estate plan. This is the largest...Read more

Cindy WilliamsUM Foundation's New President and CEO

Dear Friend, It's an honor to write to you as the UM Foundation's new president and CEO.  In my ten years with the Foundation, I've...
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Kit FieldhouseSmart. Focused. Going Places.

An exceptional math and science student at Hellgate High School, Kit Fieldhouse had his pick of colleges. He chose the University...
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Skyler Anderson Friends of UM Step Up to Give Students a Leg Up

“We want our support to be more than just financial,” he says. “We want to provide opportunities, advice, guidance, experiences and any other resources... Read More

Sara Rinfret Honoring Educators Who Make a Difference

What would a University be without its faculty? Professors teach, inspire, engage and mentor. A single class can have a profound impact...
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Beth Cole

Estate and Gift Planning Corner

Having seen the impact of their giving on UM students, the Washuts decided to make a permanent difference. This spring, they funded a...
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Alexis Carrier Grizzlies Going Places

I didn’t really know I was going to be a composer; it just sort of happened. When I was younger, I would play these little piano pieces for the talent show...
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