Woolstenhulme Unanimously Confirmed as UCAT Commissioner

The Utah State Senate unanimously confirmed a former UBATC President as the Commissioner of Technical Education for the Utah College of Applied Technology this week, making him UCAT’s first in that position. The senate’s approval of Dr. David R. Woolstenhulme follows his unanimous selection by the UCAT Board of Trustees and approval from Governor Gary Herbert. “I am honored to have the support of the Governor, Board of Trustees and the Utah State Senate,” shares Dr. Woolstenhulme. “The UCAT system provides world-class, market-driven technical education and I look forward to reaching new heights as we pursue partnerships and advocate on behalf of our students, trainees, faculty and staff.” Dr. Woolstenhulme is currently the Executive Vice Provost at USU but will take over his new duties as UCAT Commissioner onNovember 1st.

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