|(above) Magness Arena will host the first presidential debate next year|
Chancellor Coombe hosted a press conference about the announcement this afternoon. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock also spoke at the Press conference.
The national and international spotlight will be on the University of Denver during this historic event. It will be the first Presidential Debate ever held in Colorado.
After the debate at DU there will be one on Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., and the final debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla., on Oct. 22 — about two weeks before Election Day.