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Messages from the president

The latest from President Ruth Watkins.

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

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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: