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Charles A. Wight Named New President of Weber State University

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About Weber State University

Founded in 1889, Weber State University is an exceptional teaching university providing associate’s, bachelor’s and master's degrees in business, education, health professions, liberal arts, technology and sciences to meet the needs of the region. WSU offers more than 250 undergraduate certificate and degree programs, and 11 graduate degrees. 

Serving more than 25,000 students, drawn predominately from Utah but also including representatives from all 50 states and 49 foreign countries, WSU takes pride in its student-centered environment, meeting the needs of both traditional and nontraditional students. WSU graduates are broadly educated, capable and prepared for meaningful careers, graduate and professional schools, and civic engagement. The hallmark of the university is excellent teaching with extraordinary interactions between faculty and students. 

A multi-campus institution, WSU's Ogden campus, 35 miles north of Salt Lake City, features 60 buildings on 526 acres. A second campus, Weber State University Davis in Layton, Utah, is growing to meet increased needs and demands of Davis County residents. WSU Online offers courses and degree programs using technology-enhanced learning to provide greater flexibility to meet the complex needs of students balancing family and work responsibilities. Situated in the western foothills of the spectacular Wasatch Mountains, outdoor recreation and extensive cultural opportunities abound.