Board Role & Responsibilities

Relevant Statutes & Policies

Although other statutes and policy are sometimes applicable, the work and responsibilities of the Utah Board of Higher Education (“Board”) are generally covered by Utah Code Title 53B and Board Policies.

Relevant Law & Policies


To find a specific statute, go to From the list, click on the relevant chapter, then click on the relevant part, then the relevant section.

To find a specific policy, go to and click on the Board Policies folder. From there, click on the relevant numbered folder. Policies are divided into folders and numbered based on subject matter. For example, R120 is in folder 1. System Governance.


Board members may refer questions about law or policy to General Counsel Alison Adams.