President

Aerial photo of the John R. Park Building at the University of Utah

4 lessons learned from COVID-19

U President Ruth Watkins shares her insights on constructing a vibrant, equitable and affordable future for higher education.


Why the U is making the ACT and SAT optional

The decision recognizes the difficulties many students are encountering in taking the tests due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Faculty selected for presidential leadership program

The program’s goal is to foster talented, emerging leaders with administrative potential.


Return to Campus: Testing, tracing, and metrics that matter

Faculty, staff and students attended the third webinar on the University of Utah’s Return: Testing, tracing, and metrics that matter.


Return to Campus webinar for faculty and staff – HR issues

A full transcript of the video is included.


U project advances in American Dream challenge

Well-being Elevated is a cost-effective app, website and support group for preventative mental health promotion.


U creates George Floyd Memorial Fund

The fund is among specific actions and strategies the U is developing to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion is a primary focus on campus.


A return to campus in fall

Our success in meeting the challenges before us requires a shared commitment to abide by our guidelines, to be agile and flexible as needed and to treat each other with patience and kindness.


How to succeed in college

President Watkins asked the outgoing ASUU leaders to reflect on successes, challenges and advice on how to get the most out of college.


A message of gratitude

President Ruth Watkins offers heartfelt gratitude for the achievements of the campus community.