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President Brad Mortensen speaks to WSU faculty and staff during a virtual town hall. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

COVID numbers up, enrollment numbers down

Catie Weimer January 14, 2022

COVID-19 was once again the main topic of discussion at the Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall meeting on Jan. 13. Weber State University President Brad Mortensen spoke of the need for sufficient on-campus...

Students participating in the sit in at the Shepherd Union on Nov. 4 Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Calling out campus contention

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 2021

Protestors set up in the Shepherd Union on the morning of Nov. 4 in response to the white supremacist posters put up in at least the Shepherd Union and the Student Services building on the morning of Nov....

University President Brad Mortensen and Executive Director of Marketing and Communication John Kowalewski Photo credit: Marisa Nelson

Conversing toward a change in campus climate

Jennifer Greenlee November 5, 2021

Following the protest on Nov. 4, University President Brad Mortensen scheduled an impromptu meeting on Nov. 5 in the Diversity and Inclusion Center with protestors and campus diversity leaders and advocates....

Sen. Mitt Romney addresses questions from viewers and from other panelists. Many of these questions are about the vaccine and Chinese influence in Utah. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Sen. Mitt Romney holds town hall on China relations

Adam Rubin March 31, 2021

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition held a virtual town hall with Sen. Mitt Romney regarding the foreign relations between China and the U.S. on March 30. The town hall dove into how these topics impact...

This weeks Town Hall Meeting is about equality, diversity and inclusivity.  Members were split into teams and each team works on the strategy for each plan.  Nikki Dorber / The Signpost

A force for equity in WSU’s future

Joshua Kamp February 12, 2021

Weber State University is navigating toward a more equitable and successful future for students as its strategic planning to meet new goals nears finalization. The process, which began in February 2020,...

Brad Mortensen and other professors held a town hall to address student concerns and announce exciting news. (Steven Clift / The Signpost)

Resilience of student organizations and election civility at town hall

Joshua Kamp November 2, 2020

President Brad Mortensen acknowledged the difficulties of this school year so far and showed appreciation to student organizations that have carried on in spite of restrictions during a Town Hall meeting...

Slide showing student learning preferences from the virtual faculty & staff town hall Photo credit: Catie Weimer

As COVID cases climb on campus, the university faces new difficulties

Catie Weimer October 7, 2020

Weber State University President Brad Mortensen, during the afternoon of Sept. 28, reported at the faculty and staff virtual town hall meeting that a new record had been set by WSU, but not a record to...

Strategic town hall meetings help create an open process for faculty and students to participate in. (Joshua Kamp/The Signpost).

WSU remains “in good shape” as strategic planning continues

Joshua Kamp September 21, 2020

WSU President Brad Mortensen led a campus town hall meeting via Zoom on Sept. 15 as part of Weber State’s ongoing strategic planning process to shape the university’s priorities and goals for...

A look into the new normal when going back to class in the midst of a global pandemic. Photo credit: Pexels

Critical information for students returning to campus

Marisa Nelson August 22, 2020

Students going back to school during fall 2020 may be nervous about what the semester will look like because of COVID-19 restrictions. On Aug. 12, Weber State University sent an email to all current students...

Difficult but necessary conversations

Marisa Nelson July 20, 2020

Panelists at the July 2 student town hall meeting addressed questions and discussions with Weber State students about race, inclusion diversity and issues that people of color face on a daily basis. The...

Professor Scott Senjo resigns a second time

Marisa Nelson July 1, 2020

On June 1, Professor Scott Senjo posted on Twitter making racist and threatening tweets to members of the press and protesters attending the recent Black Lives Matter Protests. Later that week, Senjo announced...

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