Leadership Panel 2021
Feb. 18, 2021
Dr. Davidson and MSU Denver leaders discuss inclusive, transformative and servant leadership during extraordinary times.
As MSU Denver's ninth president, Janine Davidson, Ph.D., is leading the University to new heights.
Janine Davidson, Ph.D., has served as president of Metropolitan State University of Denver since 2017. She is a national thought leader in higher education and on topics such as public service, U.S. foreign policy and national security.
As president of Colorado’s third-largest public university, Davidson is a fierce advocate for MSU Denver’s 19,000 students. From her first days on campus, she has championed the role public universities play in “holding the line on the American dream.” She has staunchly supported the DREAM Act and MSU Denver’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students, as well as its minoritized students and military and veteran students.
To celebrate the invaluable contributions of faculty, staff and student employees, help us recognize outstanding Roadrunners that highlight amazing work happening across the University.
President Davidson and Dr. Samuel Jay discuss issues impacting faculty, students and staff at the University and the decision making that goes into leading within higher education.
As leader of the third-largest university in Colorado, President Davidson is a tireless advocate for higher education speaking on national panels, sharing her expertise with local and national media and ensuring Roadrunners have the tools necessary to achieve the American dream.
From interviews to editorials, President Davidson has lent her voice to local and national news outlets – highlighting the University's efforts in becoming the preeminent public urban institution in the country.