Interim West Virginia University President C. Peter Magrath has been invited by the Faculty Senate to give the State of the Campus address at 3:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at the National Research Center for Coal and Energy on the Evansdale Campus.

The remarks will be webcast ( ) so that employees on WVU s main and regional campuses can tune inas well as alumni, donors, friends and the general public.

An Engaged University: WVU s Role as a 21st Century Land-Grant Universitywill be the title of the approximately 30-minute talk. Magrath said it will focus on a more modern approach to the traditional three-pronged mission, which he refers to as learning, discovery and outreach/partnerships.

Following these remarks, Magrath will be joined by a representative from the faculty (Virginia Kleist), staff (Terry Nebel), student body (Jason Parsons) and Board of Governors (Carolyn Long). Each will make brief remarks, and there will be time for audience questions and participation.

The WVU NewsReala multimedia production of news clips and headlines from the past year featuring University researchers, faculty, students, alumni, donors and otherswill also be shown.