athletics

Senate Summary | January 2020

If you missed the January Academic Senate meeting, then read all the highlights here.


Senate Summary | December 2019

If you missed the December Academic Senate meeting, then read all the highlights here.


Enhancing the fan experience

The Ken Garff family donates $17.5 million to the Rice-Eccles Stadium expansion.


NCAA graduation success rates

Ninety-five percent of U student-athletes graduate within six years of enrolling in school.


Safety is crystal clear

The U has adopted a clear bag policy at all athletic events.


GOING OUT IN STYLE

Chris Hill didn’t want much fuss on his last day, but Athletics sent him off in fitting style.


NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JOINS THE U

President Ruth V. Watkins has appointed Mark Harlan as the university’s new director of athletics.


SEARCH FOR U ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

U President Ruth V. Watkins announced the members of a search committee to find a successor to retiring Athletic Director Chris Hill. Ventura Partners, a national executive search and talent management firm with a specialty practice in intercollegiate athletics, has been retained by the university to assist in the search.


HILL LEAVES A LEGACY

NCAA’s longest tenured athletics director announces decision to retire this spring.


PAIN IN THE BACK

The College of Health at University of Utah Health has been awarded a six-year, $6.5 million grant to study non-drug treatment of back pain among active duty members of the military.