Minnesota State University, Mankato President Richard Davenport will welcome faculty back to campus and discuss his vision for the 2019-2020 academic year during the annual president’s convocation address from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19 in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom. A reception for faculty and staff will be held prior to the president’s address from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday in the CSU Ballroom lobby. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 26.