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The University encourages and recognizes service to one’s academic discipline, professional organizations, and the University. Tenure-line faculty should refer to your specific department (or college) RPT criteria for service requirements in reviews.

University Mission & Values for Service:

The University of Utah fosters student success by preparing students from diverse backgrounds for lives of impact as leaders and citizens. We generate and share new knowledge, discoveries, and innovations, and we engage local and global communities to promote education, health, and quality of life. These contributions, in addition to responsible stewardship of our intellectual, physical, and financial resources, ensure the long‐term success and viability of the institution.

Core Values on Service:

  1. The U maintains a strong sense of community among students, faculty, and staff, and cultivates meaningful university, neighborhood, city, region, state, and global partnerships.
  2. The U engages students, faculty, staff, and the larger community in conversations that lead to positive transformation at the local, state, national, and global levels.

Faculty Service Awards:

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

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Lowell Bennion Community Service Center

The Bennion Center was established to help the University help the community through Community Engaged Learning and student driven projects.

University Neighborhood Partners

University Neighborhood Partners brings together University and Salt Lake City Westside resources for reciprocal learning, action, and benefit.