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Published October 06, 2010, 07:21 PM

UND Planning "Major" Announcement

The University of North Dakota is planning a very big announcement to be unveiled at their "Ignite the Spirit" event this Friday.

The University of North Dakota says they will be making a very big announcement on Friday at their "Ignite the Spirit" event.

President Robert Kelley promised a big announcement for UND in his state of the university address, and first lady Marcia Kelley even made a YouTube video to invite people to attend the event.

Vice President for University Relations Peter Johnson says the buzz around the announcement is exciting, and shows UND is a good place for students.

He did offer one clue to the secret announcement. He says it will literally ignite the spirit.

"In my 22 years with UND this is one of the biggest, if not the biggest announcements we've made at the University of North Dakota. That's a long period of time!" Johnson said.

The announcement is scheduled for 3 pm on Friday at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Wdaz will be there and bring you the latest when it happens on wdaz.com.