Franke Global Leadership Initiative LLC

Community Description

The Franke Global Leadership Initiative Living Learning Community enriches the experience of the Franke Global Leadership Initiative by giving its students the opportunity to think globally, but connect locally. GLI events are held in Miller Hall to create a genuine community experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to develop stronger friendships and engage in shared learning opportunities that will help shape your college career and beyond. 

Students in the Franke Global Leadership Initiative Living Learning Community can be of any major, however, they must be accepted into the Franke Global Leadership Initiative. Students will be required to take a Freshman Seminar and will share this academic experience with other students in the Living Learning Community. Students are accepted into the Franke Global Leadership Initiative on a first-come, first-served basis with priority given to those who are placed in the Living Learning Community.

Programs & Events

Programs for this community have included:

  • A faculty lecture series held in Miller Hall
  • GLI BBQs in the Miller courtyard
  • Service events in the Missoula Community
  • Advising sessions with Franke Global Leadership Initiative Director Jeanne Loftus and Program Coordinator Ashley Widtfeldt

Housing Location

The Franke GLI Living Learning Community is located in Miller Hall. Female residents live on the South wing and male residents live on the North wing of the 3rd floor.

How to Apply

To apply for the Franke Global Leadership Initiative LLC, you must apply to the Franke Global Leadership Initiative. Additionally, students should indicate the Franke GLI LLC preference on their online housing application. If a student has already applied to housing and is interested in this community, they can contact Casey Cronin or Jeanne Loftus about their interest in being assigned to the Franke GLI Community in Miller Hall. If a student leaves Franke Global Leadership Initiative, they may be moved to a room outside of the Franke Global Leadership Initiative community.

Contact for Additional Information

For additional information about the Franke Global Leadership Initiative Living Learning Community, please contact John Nugent, Assistant Director of UM Housing, or Ashley Widtfeldt, Program Coordinator of the Franke Global Leadership Initiative.