Charter Day festivities celebrate the anniversary of the University of Montana’s chartering by the Montana Legislature in 1893. Charter Day also honors the strong connections between the University community and the Missoula community.
An awards ceremony is held each year to honor the University and its dedication to excellence by recognizing exemplary campus and community members. Nominate a colleague for one of the following awards:
- George M. Dennison Presidential Faculty and Staff Awards for Distinguished Accomplishment
- Tom Boone Town and Gown Award
- President Royce Engstrom Endowed Prize in University Citizenship
- Other Charter Day Awards
The University of Montana celebrates its 126th birthday on Wednesday, February 27. Charter Day awards