Utah Leaders Ask President

School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration /Education News Roundup

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s new Bears Ears National Monument captures more than 100,000 acres of non-public land held in trust for public schools, and state leaders are asking President Barack Obama to promptly address the issue by making Utah’s school children whole through an exchange of comparable lands. . . . → Read More

Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations

Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees Nominating Committee . . . → Read More

Utah K-12 Schools to Receive $45.8 million

Highland High School Freshmen Success program.

Elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the state will receive $45.8 million in School LAND Trust funds for the 2015-2016 school year, up 17 percent over last year. The School LAND Trust Office of the Utah Board of Education will distribute the record $45.8 million in annual interest and dividends from the $2 billion Permanent School Fund. . . . → Read More

School Trust Fund Board of Trustees

SALT LAKE CITY – Richard K. Ellis, Utah State Treasurer, today announced the appointment of the School Trust Fund Board of Trustees. Mr. Ellis will chair the five person board, and will be joined by: Kent Misener, CFA, appointed to a 6 year term; David Nixon, CFA, appointed to a 5 year term; Duane Madsen, appointed to a 4 year term; and John Lunt, appointed to a 3 year term. . . . → Read More