Utah Tech University

Office of the President

“UTAH TECH is living its motto of active learning. active life.”
– President Richard B. Williams


It is an exciting time to be here and I congratulate you for choosing to further your education at an institution that is on the rise. We embrace and celebrate a culture of values and we take pride in fostering a spirit of service, citizenship, diversity, ethics and collaboration – all of which are hallmarks of a true university.

As your new president, I look to continue the forward momentum of university growth, while building upon the rich heritage, legacy, and the Utah Tech Spirit that has sustained this institution for more than 100 years. I wish you the very best in your academic pursuits and look forward to celebrating your success.

President Richard B. Williams, PhD, ATC


As the 18th president in Utah Tech’s rich and storied history, Dr. Williams is eager and qualified to help the university carve out its niche. He recognizes the importance of moving quickly and methodically when deciding what programs and offerings the institution should focus on, build, and add.

About the President

Presidential Inauguration

Learn more about the October 23, 2014 inauguration of President Williams.

Presidential Inauguration

History of the Office

Read about past presidents from the “Father of Utah Tech” 1911’s Hugh M. Woodward to the present day President Williams.

History of the Office

Share your comments & ideas

Please share your thoughts, comments and ideas with the president.

Share your comments

Richard B. Williams

University President

Email: president@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-652-7502

Office: South Admin
Utah Tech University
225 South University Avenue
St. George, UT 84770