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  • Salt Lake Tribune Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024

    Higher education makes for happier, healthier Utahns, analysts say

    The benefits of higher education in Utah are “relatively overwhelming,” the president of the state’s flagship university said Wednesday.

    “What I’ve always loved about higher education is it has this remarkable transformational power in individuals,” University of Utah President Taylor Randall said during an event at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.

    Randall and presidents of three other public, postsecondary institutions spoke about the value of a degree or certificate for people and the broader community following a quick presentation of the Gardner Institute’s new policy brief.

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