Messages from the president

In this time of crisis please know President Ruth V. Watkins is providing guidance. See her statements here.

April 3, 2020: President Ruth Watkins, Lori McDonald, vice president for Student Affairs, and Milan Oxspring, a presidential intern and resident advisor, express appreciation to the University of Utah’s HRE staff and support for students.

March 25, 2020: This year’s presidential interns are exceptional. I am so grateful for the many ways they have stepped up to represent the U. Students, here is a message from two interns—Michelle Valdes and Alexander Becraft.

March 24, 2020: A huge thank you to our staff for all they have done to keep the U operating as smoothly as possible in this challenging time. Here is a message of appreciation from senior leaders Cathy Anderson and Jeff Herring.

March 24, 2020: My message to students: keep going

March 23, 2020: Limits on on campus housing due to COVID-19

March 18, 2020: 


March 16, 2020: Measures being taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 to the university community


March 14, 2020: Member of campus community tests positive for COVID-19

March 12, 2020: A message for our faculty and staff

March 12, 2020: