Education
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Ruth Watkins to be first female president of the University of Utah
Ruth Watkins has been selected as the 16th president of the University of Utah, the first woman to serve in that role.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Weber State University president to step down June 30
Charles Wight, president of Weber State University, announced Thursday that he will step down effective June 30 because he is a finalist in other presidential searches.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Lawmakers talk school funding, Medicaid expansion in advance of session
Legislative leaders and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox weighed in Wednesday on a pair of issues that may end up going before voters in November as ballot initiatives — tax increases for schools and Medicaid expansion.