Hires & Promotions


Jennifer Mayer-Glenn joins the U

The U appoints a new director of University Neighborhood Partners and special assistant to the president for campus-community partnerships.


New to U public safety

Eight new members have been added to the U’s Department of Public Safety, including a detective specializing in interpersonal violence and a victim advocate.


Diverse student advocacy

Meet Dr. Tawanda Owens, the executive director for diverse student advocacy—a new position created to advocate for students and programs served by the Office for Equity and Diversity at the U.


Utah Athletics hires Paul Kirk

University of Utah deputy athletics director Scott Kull announced today the appointment of Paul Kirk as associate athletics director for strategic communications.


Law professor steps up to the plate

Randy Dryer elected as the first career-line faculty member to lead the Academic Senate.


New Senior AVP for enrollment management

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Daniel Reed is pleased to announce that Steve Robinson has been selected as senior associate vice president for enrollment management. Robinson is currently assistant vice president and chief of staff for student services and enrollment management at the University of Oregon. He will assume his position on July 15, […]


New senior AVP for enrollment management

Steve Robinson will lead the university’s efforts to continue the expansion and diversification of its student body and assumes his position on July 15, 2019.


Lori McDonald named vice president for Student Affairs

McDonald, who is currently associate vice president and dean of students at the U, will assume her new position on July 1, 2019, and succeeds Barb Snyder, who is retiring in June.


New VP for student affairs

U President Ruth Watkins announced that Lori K. McDonald has been named vice president for student affairs.


New College of Science dean announced

Peter Trapa, current chair of the U’s Department of Physics & Astronomy, selected as the new dean.