President Davenport Tribute


After 19 years as President of Minnesota State University, Mankato, President Davenport will retire on June 30, 2021. This is our tribute to him and the positive changes that have taken place under his leadership.

Thank you, President Davenport!

Notable Moments

In his 19 year tenure, President Davenport has brought doctoral programs to our institution, grown diversity on campus, and guided campus through new building projects—to name a few.

President Davenport's Virtual Tribute Wall

For 19 years, President Davenport has positively impacted students, faculty, staff, the campus, the community and the Minnesota State system. Share your tributes, thoughts, memories and stories as we celebrate President Davenport's tenure at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Messages for Davenport

Please use the form linked from this page to leave a retirement message for President Davenport.