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Dave Woolstenhulme

Board of Regents appoints USU VP as Interim Commissioner of Higher Education

The Utah Board of Regents has appointed David R. Woolstenhulme, USU's VP of Statewide Campuses, to serve as interim commissioner of higher education until the Regents find a permanent replacement for retiring Commissioner David L. Buhler.

Bryce Frederickson, major in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science.

Gold Standard: Two USU Honors Students are 2019 Goldwater Scholars

Undergraduate Research Fellows Bryce Frederickson and Ethan Hammer receive prestigious national award

Rachel Nardo

USU Names New Dean of Caine College of the Arts

Rachel Nardo joins USU from California State University, Office of the Chancellor, where she has served as the director of the multidisciplinary, international Summer Arts program for the past seven years.

Recent Stories

Larry Smith

Smith, Berreau Take on New Administrative Roles

The recent appointment of David R. Woolstenhulme, Utah State University's Vice President of Statewide Campuses, to interim commissioner of higher education in Utah has necessitated additional administrative changes at USU.

Sky Drop contest

USU Physics Day at 30: Egg-travaganza Among Event's Popular Activities

Physics alumna Amanda Otterstrom '05 explains creation of 'Sky Drop' for aspiring scientists.

USU Eastern Police Academy graduates being sworn in.

USU Eastern Police Academy Links to Blanding in a First-of-its-Kind Program

The Utah State University Eastern Police Officer Academy has expanded to USU Blanding via video-conferencing in a new program that its director says is the first of its kind in the state and likely the nation.

Science Dean Maura Hagan

USU Science Dean Maura Hagan Named to National Academy of Sciences

Aggie physicist among 125 scientists elected internationally to premier scientific cohort.

USU President Noelle Cockettwith David Huntsman and Douglas Anderson.

Utah State's Huntsman School Establishes Fund for Faculty Excellence

The $15 million fund will create a permanent endowment for named professorships.

Brian Steed

Brian Steed, a Familiar Face at USU, Will Oversee Utah's Natural Resources

The new position will bring Steed back to Utah from Washington, D.C., where he has served as the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's deputy director for policy and programs since October 2017.