U academic advisor appointed to Salt Lake City school board

Michelle Tuitupou, from the Department of Geology and Geophysics, will fill the board seat through 2020.

Michelle Tuitupou, an academic advisor in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, has been appointed to a seat on the Salt Lake City School District Board of Education for the remainder of 2020.

Tuitupou, a first-generation Samoan, is also a member of the State of Utah Multicultural Commission and Pasifika Enrichment of the Arts in Utah, and a participant in the Westside Leadership Institute, according to a Salt Lake City School District release. Three of her four children have graduated from the school district, and one is a middle school student.

“So’o le fau ma le fau,” she said in the release. “In working together, we can accomplish great things.”

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