Utah System of Higher Education releases 2018 Annual Report

The Utah System of Higher Education released its 2018 Annual Report, which details the work of USHE and the Board of Regents over the past year. A college education is more important than ever before, but challenges in college attainment in Utah remain. 95% of new jobs created since the Great Recession require a college education, […]

Board of Regents to adopt major governance revisions in 2017

The 2017 Legislature adopted some of the most sweeping governance revisions for the Board of Regents since its establishment in 1969 through SB 238, Higher Education Governance Revisions (Millner/Wilson). The legislation puts into the law significant areas of existing policy and practice of the board, including board member selection, board duties, the selection of institution […]

Annual update for Engineering and Computer Science Initiative

STEM Engineering

The Technology Initiative and Advisory Board (TIAB) recently released its 15th annual update to the Engineering and Computer Science Initiative. Established in 2001 with support from then-Governor Leavitt and the State Legislature (SB 61, Sen. Hillyard), the initiative’s primary objective is to increase the number of students graduating from engineering, computer science, and related technology […]