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Board of Regents meeting scheduled for March 18 (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=d813f5dfda&e=3f3e17c0c9)
The Utah State Board of Regents will convene at Salt Lake Community College – South City Campus in Salt Lake City on Friday, May 18, 2018. Agenda items of interest:
* Elections of Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Regents
* Discussion on the Board of Regents’ Strategic Initiatives for 2018 (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=fc1c181249&e=3f3e17c0c9) , including automatic acceptance notifications, tuition policy review and evaluation, and targeted college-readiness outreach, as well as several longer-term initiatives and projects.
* Revision of Regents’ policy R513, Tuition Waivers and Reductions (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=94533f2e8f&e=3f3e17c0c9) , which establishes definitions for merit and need-based tuition waivers, determines limits on tuition waivers for both resident/non-resident waivers, provides that a portion of the resident waivers be used for need-based aid, and requires USHE institutions to regularly assess and report on their use of tuition waivers to ensure they are being used in support of the Board’s strategic goals.
* USHE 2018-19 Performance Funding Model and Allocations (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=c452a5cc6e&e=3f3e17c0c9)
* Adoption of Regents’ policy R211, Emeritus Status (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=a9e3b7f8fb&e=3f3e17c0c9) , and designation of David W. Pershing as President Emeritus of the University of Utah
* Ten-year enrollment forecasts (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=2543b5e0b4&e=3f3e17c0c9) for the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE)

The complete downloadable agenda is available online (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=05ee38b330&e=3f3e17c0c9) , as well as audio streaming during the President’s Report and the Committee of the Whole portions of the meeting.

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Commencement 2018: SLCC, U of U, USU, and UVU graduation recap (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=4d4092573d&e=3f3e17c0c9)
Utah’s colleges and universities have been celebrating the accomplishments of their graduates with commencement ceremonies the last few weeks.

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Did you know?
8 out of 10 Utah high school graduates who go on to college, enroll in a USHE institution.

The vast majority of Utah high school graduates who go on to college attend a USHE institution. 80% of Utah high school graduates attended a USHE institution, 11% a Utah private institution, 5% public out-of-state, and 5% private out-of-state.

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May 14
New commission begins talks on long-term visions for higher education in Utah (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=5c1c0d0af6&e=3f3e17c0c9) KSL

May 13
National higher-ed summit at UVU to discuss "dual-mission" education model (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=fd29dfe11e&e=3f3e17c0c9) Daily Herald

May 11
New approach to apprenticeships (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=2e4d735855&e=3f3e17c0c9) Inside Higher Ed

How a University of Utah grad balanced having 5th child, studying law with husband deployed (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=c8e54e62d5&e=3f3e17c0c9) Deseret News

May 10
Multiple math pathways and college completion (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=3ab9f91be1&e=3f3e17c0c9) Inside Higher Ed

May 9
How college can help STEM students think more broadly (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=fc3596276c&e=3f3e17c0c9) The Chronicle of Higher Education

Focusing on the finish line (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=108fcda62a&e=3f3e17c0c9) Inside Higher Ed

USU-Brigham City gets new executive director (https://higheredutah.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=686932729319ef83ab576b66a&id=3206b452f4&e=3f3e17c0c9) Deseret News
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