John R. Park
John Rockey Park (May 7, 1833 – September 29, 1900) was a prominent educator in the Territory and State of Utah in the late 19th century, and in many ways was the intellectual father of the University...
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Orson Spencer
Orson Spencer (March 14, 1802 – October 15, 1855) was a prolific writer and prominent member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in several highly visible positions wit...
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James C. Fletcher
James Chipman Fletcher (June 5, 1919 – December 22, 1991) was the president of the University of Utah from 1964 to 1971. He also served as the 4th and 7th Administrator of NASA, first from April...
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David O. Calder
David Orson Calder (June 18, 1823 – July 3, 1884) was a prominent early pioneer settler in Utah.
A native of Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, he joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day S...
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A. Ray Olpin
Albert Ray Olpin (June 1, 1898 – March 7, 1983) was president of the University of Utah from 1946 to 1964. During his presidency the university quadrupled in size and the enrollment tripled from 4,000...
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James E. Talmage
James Edward Talmage (September 21, 1862 – July 27, 1933) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1911 until his de...
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Bernie Machen
James Bernard Machen (born March 26, 1944) is an American university professor and administrator. Machen is a native of Mississippi, and earned multiple academic degrees before becoming a university ...
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University of Utah Presidents
The University of Utah Presidents includes all sixteen men who served as president of the University of Utah or its predecessor the University of Deseret, which was founded in 1850 just a few years af...
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Chase N. Peterson
Chase Nebeker Peterson (December 27, 1929 – September 14, 2014) was the president of the University of Utah from 1983 to 1991.
Peterson was born in Logan, Utah where his father, E. G. Peterson was...
John A. Widtsoe
John Andreas Widtsoe (/ˈwɪtsoʊ/; 31 January 1872 – 29 November 1952) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1921 until h...
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Michael K. Young
Michael Kent Young (born November 4, 1949) is the President of the University of Washington. On April 25, 2011, he was announced as the President of the University of Washington, succeeding Mark Emmer...
David P. Gardner
David Pierpont Gardner (born March 24, 1933) was the 15th president of the University of California and was also the president of the University of Utah.
Gardner was born in Berkeley, California, ...
Joseph T. Kingsbury
Joseph Thomas Kingsbury (November 4, 1853-April 10, 1937) was president of the University of Deseret, now known as the University of Utah, from 1892 to 1894. In 1894 he was replaced by James E. Talmag...
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