Ruth V. Watkins

U President Ruth V. Watkins accepts top post at Strada Impact

The Utah State Board of Regents selected Watkins as the 16th president of the university on Jan. 18, 2018.


Top stories of 2020: Member of campus community tests positive for COVID-19

Information to protect the campus community.


VP Debate: That’s a wrap, folks

A look at how the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate played out at the U.


Circuit Breaker & VP Debate FAQ

What you need to know about access to campus from Sunday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 11.


Our plan for a successful semester

We look forward to being able to come together soon and, in the meantime, we are encouraged by the creative ways we have learned to engage as a community through virtual and distanced strategies.


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

4 lessons learned from COVID-19

U President Ruth Watkins shares her insights on constructing a vibrant, equitable and affordable future for higher education.


Sew your colors

Universities, colleges and technical institutes are rallying together to take the project across the finish line.


Why research universities matter

At the University of Utah, at least 100 research groups are currently studying causes and consequences of COVID-19.


Supporting our health care heroes

We are grateful for all their hard work.


Temporary hiring freeze announced

The freeze is due to economic uncertainty in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak.