Summary of the 2017 Legislative Session

The 2017 Legislative Session concluded on March 9, 2017. There were over 100 bills impacting public higher education during the 2017 Legislative Session on a variety of issues including mental […]

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SLCC hosts third-annual Title IX Symposium

Last Friday, March 3, Salt Lake Community College hosted the third annual Title IX Symposium at its Jordan campus. This year’s event, Not Alone: Best Practices and Building Bridges Towards Inclusivity, […]

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Apply to be the 2017-18 Student Regent

Every year, the Governor appoints a student from an institution in the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) to represent Utah students on the State Board of Regents. The Student […]

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2017 Legislative Update – Week 6

2017-2018 Budget The Executive Appropriations Committee approved its first round of funding items on Friday. For higher education, initial items include: Compensation: 2% labor market adjustment increase (plus funding for health […]

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2017 Legislative Update – Week 5

2017-2018 Budget With revised revenue projections announced last week, significant budget decisions continue to loom before a final budget takes shape. There is still a lot of work on the […]

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2017 Legislative Update – Week 4

Higher Education Luncheon Regents, Trustees, Presidents and student leaders gathered on Friday for the annual higher education luncheon in the Capitol Rotunda. Attended by over 75 legislators, including members of […]

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2017 Legislative Update – Week 3

Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee The Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee met for its final scheduled hearing this week, focusing on the Board of Regents’ budget priorities for USHE. The committee also […]

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