Portrait Julie Hartley

Julie Hartley

Associate Commissioner for Academic & Student Affairs

Dr. Julie Hartley is an Assistant Commissioner of Academic and Student Affairs. Prior to joining USHE, she was a faculty member, dean, and then a campus director at various institutions in Utah, Illinois, and Michigan.  She has bachelor’s degrees in anthropology and French and a master’s degree in American Studies/Folklore   Her Ph.D. is in anthropology from Columbia University.  Dr. Hartley currently oversees Utah’s statewide merit scholarships, college readiness partnerships with the Utah State Board of Education, the state’s coalition on Improving School Counseling, and USHE’s student success and college completion initiatives.