2015 Legislative Summary

Overview In preparation for the 2015 Legislative Session, the Board of Regents established a multi-layered budget strategy to continue addressing the most critical needs of USHE institutions as well as […]

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Utah College Application Week: 2014 Overview

Last November 2014, the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) sponsored Utah College Application Week events at high schools around the state. Higher education leaders, partnering with K-12, worked with thousands […]

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2015 Legislative Update – Week 6

2015-2016 Budget The Executive Appropriations Committee approved its first round of funding items on Thursday. For higher education, initial items include a beginning 2% merit increase in compensation, $8 million […]

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2015 Legislative Interns (Part 2)

As mentioned in a previous post, while the Utah State Legislature is in session, 93 college students from around the state of Utah get the opportunity to intern for state legislators. […]

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Setting the stage for student success in Utah

In addition to helping facilitate student success in regards to access, retention and completion, leaders in the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) are committed to ensuring students receive a […]

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2015 Legislative Update – Week 5

2015-2016 Budget With revised revenue projections announced last week, significant budget decisions continue to loom before a final budget takes shape, including Medicaid expansion and possible gas tax revisions. There […]

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