Academic & Student Affairs

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.

Policies Section 4.  Academic Affairs (R400 – R499)

Contact Us

Phone: 801.321.7122 Fax: 801.321.7199

Elizabeth Hitch, Associate Commissioner for Academic & Student Affairs

Trina Weller, Executive Assistant for Academic & Student Affairs

Blair Carruth, Assistant Commissioner for Academic Affairs

Gregory Benson, Assistant Commissioner for Academic & Student Affairs

Julie Hartley, Assistant Commissioner for Outreach & Access

Cyd Grua, Director of Instructional Technology

Jessica Miller, Director of Completion Initiatives

Megan Kubarych, Project Manager

Maria Martinez, College Access Grant Manager

Carrie Beckman, Scholarship Manager

Erika Norton, Utah Scholars Program Manager

Richard Gonzalez, Outreach Coordinator

Lindsey Salgado, Senior Scholarship Specialist

Denise Carter, Scholarship Specialist

Sydney Cadenillas, Scholarship Specialist

Melinda Bowles, Scholarship Specialist

Ashlee Blackham, Scholarship Specialist