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“There are no better opportunities in higher education and health care in this country than what lies in front of the University of Utah. I am deeply humbled to lead and serve the U and its phenomenal faculty, staff and students as we seek to elevate our stature as a public university and health care system. As a third-generation professor, my commitment to the university runs deep. The University of Utah transformed me as an undergraduate student and gave me a crucial head start in my career and sustained me as a researcher—a scenario I hope to replicate over and over again for future graduates of and faculty at the U.” – August 5, 2021

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About President Randall

Taylor R. Randall, Ph.D. was selected as the 17th president of the University of Utah by the Utah Board of Higher Education on August 5, 2021. Prior to his appointment as president, Randall led the nationally ranked David Eccles School of Business for 12 years. Under his innovative and dynamic leadership as dean, the Eccles School grew five-fold, creating significantly greater opportunity for students, faculty, and the community.

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