University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Founders Day tickets on sale

The 2013 Founders Day banquet will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Memorial Union Ballroom.  A reception with music by The Popejoy/Strand Jazz Duo will begin at 5:15 p.m. The banquet will begin at 6 p.m.

Founders Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the legislation establishing UND in Grand Forks, the official birthday of the University. The first celebration of Founders Day was held in 1904, and this year the celebration will coincide with UND’s Spirit Week.

Retirees, 25-year honorees, department and faculty award winners will be recognized during the banquet.

Banquet tickets for the Founders Day banquet are only $20 each and must be purchased by noon Friday, Feb. 22. To purchase tickets, please call 777.2724, send a fax to 777.2596, or stop in 307 Twamley Hall. E-mail requests can be sent to

You can print a registration form at and mail it to Stop 7140. For department tables please use the table reservation form provided on the web site.

-- Dawn Botsford, special events coordinator, Ceremonies and Special Events, 777.6393,

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