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AMERICAN DREAMING

June 18, 2018

On May 24, the U officially launched the American Dream Ideas Challenge, an effort to collect policy and technology innovation proposals with potential to boost Utah’s middle class.



RUTH’S ROUTE 66 ROAD TOUR

June 18, 2018

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins is taking a series of road trips this summer to meet with government, business, higher education and community leaders throughout the state and learn more about their needs and opportunities for partnerships.



NEW SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

April 30, 2018

Daniel A. Reed, computational science scholar and former Microsoft executive brings unique mix of academic and economic development experience to the U’s top academic position.



ACHIEVING THE AMERICAN DREAM

April 23, 2018

U selected by Schmidt Futures to participate in an ideas challenge initiative to lead a state-wide project aimed at strengthening the middle class.



SEARCH FOR U ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

April 23, 2018

U President Ruth V. Watkins announced the members of a search committee to find a successor to retiring Athletic Director Chris Hill. Ventura Partners, a national executive search and talent management firm with a specialty practice in intercollegiate athletics, has been retained by the university to assist in the search.