SALT LAKE CITY – The state Board of Regents of the Utah System of Higher Education has named a 22-member committee to search for the next president of Dixie State University.
Current President Stephen Nadauld, who announced his retirement in October, will remain in office until a new president of DSU is selected and takes office.
Regent Wilford Clyde will lead the committee, which is comprised of representatives from the board of regents, trustees, faculty, staff, students, and alumni of DSU, as well as community members from throughout Dixie State’s service region.
The search committee will hold several public meetings in early 2014 to obtain input from members of the DSU community and the general public on the presidential search.
Following is a complete list of the search committee membership:
|Board of Regents|
|Wilford Clyde||Search committee chair|
|DSU Board of Trustees|
|Steve Caplin||Trustee chair, search committee vice chair|
|David Clark||Trustee vice chair|
|Elizabeth Bingham||Trustee executive committee member|
|Carlos Morgan||DSU student body president 2013-14|
|DSU administration, faculty and staff|
|Nate Staheli||President-elect, faculty senate, accounting instructor|
|Debra Bryant||Business assistant professor|
|Brenda Sabey||Dean, School of Education|
|Eric Pedersen||Dean, Science and Technology|
|AmiJo Comeford||English associate professor|
|Ken Richmond||Exempt staff association president|
|Kathleen Briggs||Staff association president|
|Jerry Atkin||Chairman and CEO, Skywest Airlines|
|Terry Kane||Regional vice president, southwest region, Intermountain Health Care|
|Sheldon Wittwer||Local business owner|
|Sue Cox||Dixie alum and community member|
|Dan Ipson||Business and community (DTS Trucking)|
|Randy Wilkinson||DSU Foundation president|
|Margaret T. Marshall||Alumni board member|
For information about public meetings held by the search committee: Higher Ed Utah / presidential searches webpage
The Utah System of Higher Education is comprised of eight public colleges and universities governed by the state Board of Regents, assisted by local boards of trustees. The system includes research universities, regional universities, and community colleges. The eight USHE institutions are: University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State University, Southern Utah University, Snow College, Dixie State University, Utah Valley University, and Salt Lake Community College. Website: Higher Education Utah.
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