2023-24 Student Board Member application now open

Student Board Member The Utah Board of Higher Education is the governing body for the Utah System of Higher Education. The Utah Legislature grants the Board the power to control, manage, and supervise USHE. The Board’s major responsibilities include selecting and evaluating institutional presidents, setting policy, reviewing programs and degrees, approving institutional missions, and submitting […]

Mindy Benson named as 17th President at Southern Utah University

The Utah Board of Higher Education selected Mindy Benson as the 17th president of Southern Utah University today, following an extensive national search. Benson will assume the position effective immediately. She succeeds Scott L Wyatt, who served as president from Jan. 2014-July 2021. Benson has served as interim president of SUU since July 2021. “I […]

USHE announces new collaboration with AAC&U

Collaboration will advance state-level evidence on civic and community-based engagement The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) announced today that it will collaborate with the Utah System of Higher Education on a statewide project to advance evidence on civic and community-based engagement in higher education. Involving all sixteen public colleges and universities in Utah—eight technical colleges and eight […]