Commencement 2017: Snow, SUU, USU, and UVU graduation recap

Utah’s colleges and universities have been celebrating the accomplishments of their graduates with commencement ceremonies the last few weeks. See 2017 commencement photos from DSU, SLCC, U of U, and WSU. Snow College: 1,065 graduates Diploma/Award: 1 Certificates: 50 Associate: 1,043 Bachelor’s: 22 Southern Utah University: 1,925 graduates Certificates: 16 Associate: 371 Bachelor’s: 1,130 Master’s: 408 Utah State University: 5,046 graduates Associate: 1,296 […]

Dr. Noelle Cockett named new President of Utah State University

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The Board of Regents have selected Dr. Noelle Cockett as the 16th President of Utah State University. Dr. Cockett will succeed Dr. Stan Albrecht, who is retiring after a long, successful career in higher education. “Dr. Cockett is well-respected and brings extensive institutional knowledge, experience and proven professionalism that will be an expanded asset to […]

Four finalists named in Utah State University presidential search

After a nationwide search and a review of nearly 40 applicants, the Utah State University Presidential Search Committee has recommended four finalists to the State Board of Regents for the position of Utah State University President: Dr. Don Blackketter, Dr. Noelle Cockett, Dr. Keith Miller, and Dr. Mark Rudin. “The Utah State University Presidential Search […]

New report demonstrates earning value of liberal arts degrees in today’s workforce

A new analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, a leading job market analytics firm, surveyed over 500 million job listings. The study confirms findings the firm initially published in 2013: Employers consistently value the “soft skills,” or social/interpersonal skills, that a liberal arts education provides. According to Burning Glass CEO Matthew Sigelman, “the reality is the liberal […]

Commencement 2016: U of U, USU, DSU and SLCC celebrate their graduates

Utah’s colleges and universities have been celebrating the accomplishments of their graduates with commencement ceremonies over the past two weeks. See photos from UVU, SUU, WSU & Snow College. University of Utah: 8,359 graduates Bachelor’s: 5,683 Master’s: 2,193 Doctorate: 695 Juris Doctorate: 124 Doctors of Medicine: 81 Doctors of Pharmacy: 57 Utah State University: 6,039 graduates Associate: 1,080 […]

USU receives visit from NCAA president

The president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Mark A. Emmert, addressed hundreds of Utah State University student athletes, students and faculty in a visit to the USU Logan campus on Thursday, April 14. President Emmert spent the morning meeting with 400 student athletes as well as coaches and athletics staff. He toured the […]

USU Presidential Search Committee announces public meeting schedule

The Utah State University Presidential Search Committee will host six public meetings to obtain input from members of the USU community and the general public on the presidential search. The committee will host in-person meetings in Logan, Vernal, and Price, Utah, as well as provide opportunities for several of USU’s regional campuses to participate in […]