A private comprehensive liberal arts college in Salt Lake City, UT, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in liberal arts and professional programs. Website
Assessment / Goals

Assessment / Goals


The annual theme and common read support the college’s strategic goals and learning outcomes by striving to achieve the following objectives:

  • Enhance student engagement
  • Improve student retention, particularly of first-year students 
  • Help students make the transition to college
  • Demonstrate for new students the value of different viewpoints
  • Participate in collaborative learning
  • Develop reflective capacities and critical thinking skills
  • Give upper-class students leadership and mentoring opportunities
  • Make connections across disciplines
  • Increase the sense of campus community
  • Create exciting experiential learning opportunities
  • Highlight the college’s unique location through distinctive programming