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Regents name Weber State University administrator interim president

Ravell Call, Deseret News

FILE – Tracy Hall Science Center at Weber State University in Ogden. The Utah State Board of Regents has named Weber State University administrator Norm Tarbox as interim president of WSU, efficient May 1.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Regents has named Weber State University administrator Norm Tarbox as interim president of WSU, efficient May 1.

Tarbox, Weber State’s vice president of administrative services and products since 2002, will go back to his present position as soon as the board of regents completes the presidential seek and the brand new president is in position.

In January, WSU President Charles A. Wight introduced he would step down as a result of he’s a finalist in different college president searches. A brand new president is predicted to be in position via the top of the yr.

The regents appointed Tarbox as interim president all the way through its assembly in St. George on Friday.

“Dr. Tarbox is the longest-serving vice president at Weber State University and has experienced several administrative changes during his time at the institution. He is well prepared to serve Weber State in this role, and the board is confident he will successfully shepherd Weber State through this transition. We appreciate his dedication to the long-term success of the institution,” regents Chairman Dan Campbell mentioned in a ready observation.


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He prior to now served within the Utah System of Higher Education as affiliate commissioner for finance and amenities from 2000 to 2002 and assistant commissioner from 1996 to 2000.

Tarbox earned a doctorate level in instructional management and coverage from the University of Utah. He holds two levels from Brigham Young University, a grasp of commercial management and a bachelor’s level in communications. He additionally won an affiliate level from Snow College.

For extra details about the Weber State presidential seek, discuss with weber.edu/presidentialsearch.

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