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National Summit on Dual-Mission Institutions in Higher Education: Sparking Success

  • EXAMINE the role of dual-mission institutions in higher education.
  • LEARN what it takes to be successful in that role.
  • NETWORK with higher-education professionals who are experts in dual-mission learning environments.

Featured Guests

Brad Mortensen
Brad L. Mortensen
President, Weber State University

Dr. Brad L. Mortensen was named the 13th president of Weber State University in December 2018. Mortensen joined Weber State in 2004 as associate vice president for Support and Government Relations. Beginning in 2007...

Richard B. Williams
Richard B. Williams
President, Dixie State University

As the 18th president in Dixie State’s rich and storied history, Dr. Richard B. Williams is eager and qualified to help the university carve out its niche. He recognizes the importance of moving quickly and methodically when...

Astrid S. Tuminez
Astrid S. Tuminez
President, Utah Valley University

Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez (pronounced tooMEE-nez) was appointed the seventh president of Utah Valley University in 2018 and is the institution’s first female president. Tuminez brings to UVU a broad and rich experience...

David Woolstenhulme
David R. Woolstenhulme
Interim Commissioner, Utah System of Higher Education

Dr. David R. Woolstenhulme became interim commissioner of higher education in July 2019. Previously, he served as vice president of statewide campuses for Utah State University, a position he held since 2018....

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Constance L. Jenkins
Brigadier General Constance L. Jenkins
Keynote Speaker

As the mobilization assistant to the commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Brig. Gen. Constance L. Jenkins assists the commander in leading a team of approximately 8,100 personnel...

Summit Details

The Dual-Mission Summit will be held Oct. 7, 2019, in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms at Weber State University from 9:30 a.m.–7 p.m., with registration and continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

Register online now through Oct. 6. Early-bird pricing ($149) is available through Oct. 2. Regular pricing ($175) is available online Oct. 3–6. In-person registration will be available on the day of the event.

The summit will provide different perspectives on operating successful dual-mission institutions. Panels include:

Panel 1: Student Perspectives
Panel 2: Workforce and Regional Business Development Perspectives
Panel 3: Faculty and Administrative Perspectives
Panel 4: Governance Perspectives

For a complete schedule of events, please click the link below.

Attending the Summit

Weber State University is pleased to offer parking at no cost to summit attendees. Parking is located in the public pay lot adjacent to the Shepherd Union Building. Click on the link below for a downloadable map.

Travel Accommodations

Any necessary travel and hotel accomodations are at the participant's expense.

Selected Area Hotels

Information coming soon.

ADA Accommodations

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accomodations (including auxillary communicative aids and devices) during this event should contact (801) 395-3474.

Our Partners

The National Summit on Dual-Mission Institutions in Higher Education is presented by:

Weber State University
Utah Valley University
Dixie State University
Utah System of Higher Education