Hires & Promotions

New leadership for PBS Utah

James Morgese will retire from his role as PBS Utah’s General Manager at the end of January, and a new team of managers will assume leadership of the station on Feb. 1, 2020. Maria O’Mara, currently the general manager of KUER, will assume the duties of executive director of both PBS Utah and KUER. James […]


University of Utah announces new chief sustainability officer

Kerry Case will begin in early March 2020.


University of Utah appoints first chief safety officer to lead campus-wide improvements

Marlon C. Lynch will serve as the university’s first chief safety officer.


Open forums with Chief Safety Officer candidates

The final candidates for the Chief Safety Officer position will be on campus. If your schedule permits, we hope that you will take the opportunity to meet all four candidates.


Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library appointed

Catherine B. Soehner has been appointed associate dean for research and director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.


New associate vice president for student development and inclusion

Bryan Hubain joins the university in a slightly modified position from the previous associate vice president for student development role.


New Dean of Students

Jason Ramirez has been appointed associate vice president and dean of students. He will assume his role Sept. 23.


Permanent CISO named

After serving as interim since July, Corey Roach has been named the U’s permanent chief information security officer effective Oct. 1.


Leading the conversation on access, diversity and excellence

Mary Ann Villarreal, the U’s VP for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, has been selected to serve on the APLU’s Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence for the next three years.


James Gagnon named as Mario Capecchi Endowed Chair

The prestigious three-year faculty appointment will allow Gagnon to continue his work using gene-editing technology with zebrafish to study vertebrate lineage and cell fate choice, cell signaling and genome engineering.