Presidential Statements & Reports

State of the U - 2019

By nearly every measure, the University of Utah is on the rise—from graduation rates to research project funding and prestigious national rankings and recognitions. And that is why President Ruth Watkins uses one word to describe the U’s future: boundless.

In her first State of the U address, Watkins highlighted accomplishments of the past year and goals for the future. Watkins spoke Jan. 7, 2019, to a group that included faculty, deans, students, staff, trustees and donors.

Click here to read a transcript of the event and watch the video below.