The Academic and Student Affairs staff advises, engages, and supports the Board of Regents, Commissioner, colleges and universities, and other partners to ensure quality academic programs and student services are provided throughout the Utah System of Higher Education. These efforts include managing academic approval and revision processes, fostering statewide collaboration and coordination, contributing to regional and national organizations and projects, and overseeing state and federal programs.
More information on the work of Academic and Student Affairs is provided in the Useful Links section to the right.
Elizabeth Hitch, Associate Commissioner for Academic & Student Affairs
Blair Carruth, Assistant Commissioner for Academic Affairs
Gregory Benson, Assistant Commissioner for Academic & Student Affairs
Phyllis (Teddi) Safman, Assistant Commissioner for Academic Affairs
Gary Wixom, Assistant Commissioner for Career & Technical Education
Cyd Grua, Director of Instructional Technology
Jessica Lucero, UCAP Project Manager
Tamara Rāty, Executive Assistant