9 12, 2021

Research Tackles Barriers for Adult Utahns Pursuing College Degree, Career Change

By |2021-12-10T09:25:16-07:00December 9th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Cost, family and existing time commitments rank as top challenges SALT LAKE CITY (December 9, 2021) – Western Governors University (WGU) believed there was a gap between what prospective adult learners saw as barriers to education and what institutions saw the barriers to be. To better understand those questions, WGU, in partnership with the Utah System of [...]

20 08, 2021

Increasing Access to Education to Keep Up with the Economy

By |2021-09-09T13:46:32-07:00August 20th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber convened business leaders and community advocates on August 12, 2021, for a summit to address critical shortages in the workforce. The Workforce Summit included a keynote address by Commissioner David R. Woolstenhulme of the Utah System of Higher Education, which focused on the importance of removing obstacles that prevent Utahns from [...]

17 08, 2021

Speaking on Business: Utah System of Higher Education

By |2021-08-18T13:06:12-07:00August 17th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Utah System of Higher Education

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah System of Higher Education This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. The pandemic has taken a toll on the health and wellness of our citizens and economy. Dave Woolstenhulme, Utah’s commissioner of higher education, is here to tell us how returning to school is helping Utahns [...]

16 08, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Hosted Workforce Summit: Removing Barriers and Building Skills Together

By |2021-08-16T14:44:51-07:00August 16th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (August 16, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber convened business leaders and community advocates yesterday for a workforce summit to address critical shortages in the workforce.  The summit included a keynote address by Commissioner David R. Woolstenhulme of the Utah System of Higher Education, followed by three panel discussions focused on [...]

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