U Students to Honor VIPs at Civic Engagement Conference

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2011 ASUU Advocate of Higher Education Awards will go to Lt Gov, State Senator, Assoc Commissioner of Higher Ed



  • Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU)
  •  Dave Buhler, associate commissioner of higher education – presenter
  • Robert Gehrke, Salt Lake Tribune reporter – presenter


ASUU Advocate of Higher Education awards ceremony and civic engagement conference


4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, September 2


Hinckley Institute of Politics,
255 Orson Spencer Hall, University of Utah campus


The 2011 Civic Engagement Conference, sponsored by ASUU, will provide students with valuable information about how to make an impact in society through civic dialogue and government participation.

Presenters at this conference include Associate Commissioner of Higher Education David Buhler and Salt Lake Tribune reporter Robert Gehrke. They will instruct student leaders from across the state about how to help fellow students work effectively with legislators and the media to increase the impact of student involvement. The Advocate of Higher Education awards — honoring Buhler, along with Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell and State Senator Lyle Hillyard — will be presented at a private dinner that evening at 7:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Don Willie, director of ASUU government relations at dwillie@asuu.utah.edu or 801-859-5094.