University Events

University Events is responsible for planning and executing all events hosted or sponsored by the president of the University, including Founders Week, held every October. We also consult with all constituencies of the University to plan events large and small.

Management of the T. Sue Gladhill Board Room in the Health and Human Services Library is now managed by HS/HSL Administration. Request use of the Board Room.

What we do

University Events provides event and protocol expertise to the campus community and collaborates with the schools and business units to implement major campus events. The office is responsible for developing, scheduling and planning all major campus events hosted or sponsored by the President, including Commencement, a series of five Founders Week events, and other special programs and activities to promote and benefit the University and greater community.


  • Campuswide Event Management
  • Commencement
  • Development Events
  • Founders Week
  • Meeting Space Management
  • Special Event Expertise and Guidance
  • UMBF and Government Affairs
  • University Business Outreach

President's Upcoming Signature Events

Women’s History Month

UMB welcomes School of Medicine professor and best-selling author Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH!

Open House

Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Southern Management Corporation
Campus Center

Employee Recognition Luncheon

(Invitation only event)

State of the University Address

Thursday, April 24 at 3 p.m.
School of Nursing auditorium
Reception follows in Southern Management Corporation Campus Center Elm Ballroom

Registration is open!