The University of Utah is the state's oldest and largest institution of higher education and is a tier 1 research university. The various departments and colleges within the university are overseen and administered by the following organizations.


Academic Affairs

Ruth V. Watkins

Office of the President

President David W. Pershing

Health Sciences

Vivian S. Lee


John E. Nixon


Chris Hill

Equity & Diversity

Kathryn B. Stockton

General Counsel

Elizabeth D. Winter

Government Relations

Jason Perry

Global Engagement

Michael L. Hardman

Human Resources

Jeff C. Herring

Marketing & Communications

William J. Warren


Andrew S. Weyrich

Chief of Staff

Patti Ross

Student Affairs

Barbara H. Snyder