Hires & Promotions

A global retirement

After more than three decades at the University of Utah, and a long and distinguished record of accomplishments, Chief Global Officer Chris Ireland will retire in 2021.


Safety standards

New position leads Campus Security, public safety compliance and accreditation efforts.


Department of Theatre interim chair named

Associate professor and associate dean for research, Sydney Cheek-O’Donnell, Ph.D., comes to the role with a vast amount of well-earned support, respect and gratitude for her willingness to serve.


Sorenson Impact Center names impact investor Geoff Davis CEO

Davis is a seasoned entrepreneur turned social entrepreneur turned impact investor.


New leaders to focus on equity and diversity

The University of Utah has created two new leadership positions that focus on equity, diversity and inclusion—an assistant vice president for faculty equity and diversity, and a deputy chief diversity officer. Myra Washington will start July 1 as the U’s new assistant vice president for faculty equity and diversity. Among her first responsibilities is collaborating […]


U alumna takes helm of the Office of Alumni Relations

Longtime educational engagement leader Linda P. Dunn, B.S. ‘81, M.S. ’97, has been named the interim chief alumni relations officer of the U.


New director of financial aid to focus on access, student success

Anthony Jones will join the team in mid-August.


College of Nursing names new dean

Retired Col. Marla De Jong, will assume the post on Aug. 17.


Growth, leadership and partnership

Greg Hill joins the University Asia Campus as chief administrative officer and dean of faculty.


A focus on growth and diversity

John Marfield joins the U as the new executive director of admissions.