Mortensen named 13th president of Weber State

Brad Mortensen was named president of Weber State University on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Weber State University has a new president.

The Utah State Board of Regents voted unanimously Thursday to select Brad Mortensen as the university’s 13th president after spending the day interviewing four finalists.

Mortensen is the vice president of university advancement at Weber State.

Regent Jesselie Anderson, who co-chaired the search committee, says Mortensen was selected among 40 applicants for the position.

Mortensen says he is committed to ensuring college is affordable and accessible to students.

Mortensen has served Weber State since 2004, the past 11 years in his current position.

He was recently recognized as 2018 Chief Experience Officer of the Year.

Weber State University, founded in 1889, serves 28,247.

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