The Utah Board of Higher Education recently approved adding Juneteenth to university calendars, following the creation of the state and federal holiday that sets aside June 19 as a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.
In recognition of this anniversary, EDI encourages each of us to pause and consider our role to learn more about what we can do as an individual, team, academic unit or division to educate ourselves and become part of the solution to name and dismantle hate in all of its various forms.
UIT has signed a university master services agreement with Salesforce that allows the University of Utah and University of Utah Health entities to engage with the company on equal terms without the need to negotiate department- or college-specific contracts.
Because of disruptions caused by COVID-19, the U first made standardized tests optional for applicants in 2020 for a two-year trial period. Now, that period has been extended through fall 2024 to broaden student access and allow further study of the impact test scores have on the application process.
As chair, Reed leads the board that serves as an independent advisor to Congress and the president on science and engineering policy, and that governs and sets policy for the National Science Foundation.