President Watkins

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

Message of support ahead of SCOTUS decision on DACA

University leaders reaffirm commitment to supporting “DACAmented” students awaiting a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.

A message of gratitude

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

Hitting a high note

The U’s Chamber Choir has performed all over the world to international acclaim, but performances at home are just as memorable.

Inauguration recap

The inauguration for Ruth V. Watkins, the 16th president of the University of Utah, was held Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Kingsbury Hall.

Celebrating inauguration

In conjunction with President Watkins’ inauguration ceremony, the U will hold a variety of events across campus to celebrate the occasion.

Save the date: Presidential inauguration

Ceremony for President Ruth V. Watkins to be held Sept. 21, 3 p.m. in Kingsbury Hall.


President Ruth V. Watkins’ back-to-school message for students, faculty and staff.


A letter from Ruth V. Watkins addressing the search to fill the roles of senior vice president for Academic Affairs and senior vice president for Health Sciences.

Welcome back to campus

Incoming class follows on the heels of record-breaking graduating class and an increase in the U’s six-year graduation rate.