Academic Senate

New website highlights search for senior vice president for academic affairs/provost

A national search is underway for a new senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. A new website provides information about the timeline for the search, a detailed job description, process for applying and members of the search committee. The search committee is being chaired by Phyllis Vetter, university vice president and general counsel, and Stuart Culver, dean of the College of Humanities. Application materials are due by July 22, 2022.


waterfall cascades over a cement sculpture which features a Block U in the center.

Senate Summary | May 2022

Read up on the highlights from the final meeting of the academic year.


May 2022 Academic Senate meeting

The final meeting of this year’s Academic Senate is Monday, May 2, from 3-5:30 p.m.


Commuting and parking around Commencement 2022

Here’s everything you need to know to navigate busier roadways and crowded parking lots.


Senate Summary | April 2022

Read up on the highlights from the meeting.


waterfall cascades over a cement sculpture which features a Block U in the center.

Senate Summary | March 2022

Read up on the highlights from the meeting.


photo of the large, red, block U sculpture on the University of Utah campus.

New Presidential Societal Impact Scholar Awards available

Nominations are due March 31.


Campus to celebrate inauguration day with blood drive

Blood donations have dropped by 10% nationwide since the pandemic began.


University of Utah to inaugurate 17th president, Taylor R. Randall

Live event will be livestreamed for those not able to attend in person.


5 crucial questions for U faculty

Survey responses will provide key input to better inform the sound, long-term strategic decisions affecting the future of the university.