Connecting People & Ideas to Advance Mutual Interests in U.S.-Asia Relations

Seth Bodnar

Seth Bodnar currently serves as the 19th President for the University of Montana where he is working to ensure students from all walks of life and backgrounds have access to a quality education that prepares them for successful careers and lives as engaged, service-minded citizens.

Before coming to the University of Montana, President Bodnar was a senior executive at the General Electric Company. Prior to GE, President Bodnar served on faculty at West Point where he taught economics. President Bodnar graduated first in his class from West Point, received both the Rhodes and Truman scholarships, and earned two master’s degrees from the University of Oxford. President Bodnar had a distinguished military career, serving in the 101st Airborne Division and the U.S. Army’s First Special Forces Group.