David R. WoolstenhulmeCommissioner of Higher Education, Utah System of Higher Education

    Dave Woolstenhulme became Commissioner of Higher Education on July 1, 2020, after serving as Interim Commissioner of Higher Education since July 2019 for the Utah System of Higher Education. Previously, he served as vice president of statewide campuses for Utah State University, a position he held since 2018. Prior to that he served as the Utah commissioner of technical education where he was the CEO for the Utah System of Technical Colleges, providing state-level leadership and oversight for the eight technical colleges in Utah. He also served as executive vice provost at USU, as well as president of Uintah Basin Applied Technology College. Dr. Woolstenhulme received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Utah State University, and his doctorate of education from the University of Wyoming. He has served as a WICHE Commissioner from July 2019 to the present.  The Utah State Higher Education system with its ten public colleges and universities are members of the Interstate Passport Network.

    Headshot of Belle Wheelan