USHE enrollment grows at technical colleges

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Systemwide enrollment surpasses 218K In its second annual data release, the Utah System of Higher Education shows enrollment at Utah’s public technical colleges rose 2.05% compared to last year—putting systemwide enrollment at more than 218K. USHE technical colleges saw the largest gains in adult enrollment (8.61%), while high school dual enrollment decreased slightly over last […]

USHE enrollment grows at degree-granting colleges and universities

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Technical college enrollment data to be released later this month SALT LAKE CITY, October 17, 2023 – In its annual release, data from the Utah System of Higher Education shows enrollment at Utah’s degree-granting public colleges and universities rose 1.80% compared to last year. Systemwide, enrollments grew in each category: Concurrent Enrollment (5.9%), undergraduate (0.30%) […]

Utah partners launch CNC Machining Youth Apprenticeship program

A bold step to boost state workforce and manufacturing Beginning this academic year, Utah partners launched the CNC Machining Youth Apprenticeship program, sponsored by the Utah Manufacturers Association. In collaboration with USHE’s Talent Ready Utah, the Department of Workforce Services, the Utah State Board of Education, Granite and Weber School Districts, Ogden-Weber Technical College and […]

New 10-member Utah Board of Higher Education holds inaugural meeting 

Senate confirms last gubernatorial appointment, Cydni Tetro  The Utah Board of Higher Education convened its first meeting of the newly reconstituted Board, made up of 10 members, on Aug. 10 in Salt Lake City. The meeting was marked by each member taking their oath of office and the election of Amanda Covington as Chair and Steve […]

USHE’s Talent Ready Utah Awards $1.8M in Deep Tech Funding

Talent Ready Utah, housed within the Utah System of Higher Education, is pleased to announce the approval of four new Deep Tech Initiative awards for spring 2023, providing funding for expanded deep tech programs at USHE institutions.  Grants totaling $1,800,091 will be used to fund the following purposes at Utah colleges: Artificial Intelligence and Machine […]

Utah Senate Confirms Governor’s Appointments to Board of Higher Education

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The Utah Senate confirmed nine of Governor Cox’s appointments to the Utah Board of Higher Education on June 14 during day one of the 2023 2nd Special Session at the Utah State Capitol. Board members confirmed include: Javier Chavez Jr., founder of Cerveza Zólupez Beer Company Amanda Covington, chief corporate affairs officer for Larry H. Miller Company […]

USHE’s Talent Ready Utah awards $873k in grants to Utah colleges

Funds to serve more than 275 Utah students Talent Ready Utah, housed within the Utah System of Higher Education, awarded $873,090 in funding to Salt Lake Community College, Bridgerland Technical College and Weber State University under its Utah Works and Talent Ready Connections initiatives.  Grants totaling $710,930 will be used to fund three new Utah Works […]

Three finalists named in Snow College presidential search

Public meetings with finalists April 12; presidential appointment expected April 14 After an extensive national search, the Snow College Presidential Search Committee has recommended three finalists to the Utah Board of Higher Education for the position of Snow College President: Courtney R. White, Kirk D. Young and Stacee Y. McIff.  “There were numerous applications that […]

Utah Board of Higher Education begins search for 17th USU president

Search committee to be named in coming days The Utah Board of Higher Education has begun a national search for the 17th president of Utah State University following President Noelle Cockett’s announcement last month that she plans to step down effective July 2023.  The search committee will be co-chaired by Utah Board of Higher Education member Richard […]

USHE transfer initiatives seek to increase college completion of Utah students

Latest updates come closely following National Student Transfer Week The Utah Board of Higher Education released the latest updates regarding its transfer initiatives today following National Student Transfer week, which is celebrated annually throughout the country during the third week of October. The Board of Higher Education has prioritized streamlining transfer within the Utah System […]