President Ruth Watkins

EDI in action

The U’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Executive Committee will submit its initial findings and recommendations to the President’s Cabinet in late January 2021.


University of Utah and parents of Lauren McCluskey announce settlement agreement

The agreement includes a settlement payment to the McCluskeys and a charitable donation to the Lauren McCluskey Foundation.


Welcome to fall semester!

It will take all of us working together to stay together.


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.


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.


My message to students: Keep going

Stay on your academic paths. The rewards for doing so will last a lifetime, long after the coronavirus pandemic fades.


‘U Rising’ podcast from President Ruth Watkins

LIsten up for unique access to people at the University of Utah and a supplement of other information channels used to keep campus members and community stakeholders apprised of university news.


University of Utah to host 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the University of Utah has been selected to host the vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020, at Kingsbury Hall. This is the first time a national debate will be hosted in Utah.


Let’s get this celebration started!

Welcome to a new academic year. Whether you’re a student starting your first year at the U or a colleague returning to campus after a well-deserved summer break, you’ve worked hard to be here.


RUTH 66 ROAD TOUR: MOAB

President Ruth V. Watkins visited Moab and Green River on the third stage of the “Ruth 66 University for Utah Road Tour.”