30 10, 2019

University Presidents and Business Community Discuss Dual-Mission Programs

By |2019-10-30T18:11:04-07:00October 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 30, 2019) – Three of Utah’s higher education institutions -- Utah Valley University, Weber State University and Dixie State University -- came together today with state business leaders to discuss the increasing industry demands for an educated workplace, as well as access to education to meet the demands of a [...]

15 07, 2015

Dream Weber-A Model for Improving College Access and Completion

By |2017-03-07T15:06:52-07:00July 15th, 2015|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care|0 Comments

The rising cost of education is killing college dreams for many Americans. Colleges across the country have increased tuition and fees due to sharp reductions in state funding and subsidies since the Great Recession. Spending cuts in state budgets hit higher education especially hard, in some cases doubling the student’s share of tuition. This trend [...]