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President Janine A. Davidson

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.


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Advocacy & Leadership

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.

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From cabinet meetings and interviews to welcome messages, updates, and the President's Speaker Series, these videos showcase daily life as a Roadrunner and all that MSU Denver has to offer.

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In the News

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.

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President's Correspondence

Updates and correspondence from the Office of the President and the University.

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