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Brad Mortensen was named the new president of Weber State University on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Brad and his wife Camille Mortensen were formally introduced in an announcement Thursday evening.
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30 years of WSU presidents

Adam Rubin January 4, 2020

Since 1990, there have been four presidents to lead Weber State University. Each of them have had an impact on WSU and have helped to lead it toward the future.Dr. Brad Mortensen, formerly WSU’s...

Miller Administration Building at WSU Ogden campus (Wikimedia Commons).

New president incoming

Nic Muranaka November 30, 2018

After nearly a year, Weber State University is ready to declare its next president.Well, almost; the presidential search is set to conclude next week. The public finalists were announced today and on Dec....

WSU announces final president candidates

WSU announces final president candidates

Daryn Steed November 30, 2018

In a press release sent out on Nov. 30, Weber State University announced the four finalists for the position of university president.The university has gone through a closed search since the end of the...

President Chuck Wight announced his resignation on Jan. 18. Photo credit: Weber State University

Weber State University President Charles Wight announces resignation

Kara Mitchell January 19, 2018

After announcing his plans to step down as the Weber State University President, Charles “Chuck” Wight and his wife Victoria Rasmussen left the auditorium with tears in their eyes on Jan. 18.Wight...

The panelists Chuck Wight, Ann Millner, and Mike Vaughn discussed things like Bernie Sanders free tuition idea and the overwhelming student debt problem in America on April 5. (Abby Van Ess / The Signpost)

College tuition panel held at WSU

Keela Disterhaft April 5, 2016

During the 2016 presidential run for the White House, one candidate presents the issue of college tuition as part of his platform. Bernie Sanders, candidate for the democratic nomination, plans to make...

Weber trae el daltonismo a la vista

Keela Disterhaft October 13, 2015

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, profesor de Sociología de la Universidad de Georgetown, visitó a los estudiantes de Weber State el viernes para discutir el tema de la ceguera al color en los Estados Unidos. “El...

Weber brings color blindness into view

Keela Disterhaft October 12, 2015

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, sociology professor from Georgetown University, visited Weber State students on Friday to discuss the issue of color blindness in America. “Color blindness, in a racial sense,...

El ayuntamiento de Ogden lee por segundo año la proclamación del mes de la herencia hispana

Paula Ninataype October 9, 2015

El año pasado el ayuntamiento Ciudad de Ogden junto con el alcalde Mike Caldwell hicieron historia al proclamar del 15 de septiembre al 15  de octubre el mes de la herencia hispana en Ogden, esta proclamación...

Hispanic Heritage Proclamation read at city council for second time

Paula Ninataype October 8, 2015

Last year the Ogden City Council, along with Mayor Mike Caldwell, made history by proclaiming Sept. 15–Oct. 15 Hispanic Heritage Month in Ogden. Tuesday evening the proclamation was read at the council...

Graduates to honor 'persons of influence' in degree completion.

April 21, 2015

Through the Student Involvement and Leadership, Weber State University graduating students are given the opportunity to honor those who have played influential roles in their academic lives. The Putting...

Open letter from President Wight: 'I thank King Abdullah'

January 25, 2015

From our Weber State University students to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their families, I would like to extend condolences on behalf of our university in regard to the recent death of King Abdullah...

Annual Mount Ogden hike kicks off homecoming

September 30, 2014

Following the tradition that started in 1922, Weber State University students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members will hike to the summit of Mount Ogden to celebrate homecoming week. The first...

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