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David Pershing Inauguration as President of the University of Utah



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Event Title: Inauguration of the 15th President of the University of Utah
Presentation Title: David Pershing Inauguration as President of the University of Utah

David W. Pershing proudly celebrates more than three decades of service to the University of Utah.

President Pershing joined the University of Utah as an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering in 1977. He was named a Presidential Young Investigator by the National Science Foundation in 1984, and became Dean of the College of Engineering in 1987. In 1998, Dr. Pershing was named Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

A gifted teacher and prolific researcher, President Pershing is the recipient of the University of Utah’s Distinguished Teaching and Distinguished Research Awards and the U’s Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence. He was named Engineering Educator of the Year by the Utah Engineering Council in 2002 and is a winner of the Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology.

President Pershing holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona, both in chemical engineering.

Host Organization: The University of Utah
Original Presentation Date (USA): Thursday, 25 October 2012
Presentation Start Time: 11:00 am MDT | 17:00 GMT
Duration: 1hr : 9min
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Copyright: 2012 The University of Utah
Use Restrictions: Unless specifically exempted, the reproduction, re-purposing, or re-distribution of materials found, contained, or provided via this program event is prohibited.
Primary Language: English
Accessibility Features: This program is Closed Captioned.