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U Donor, Founder of HCI Jon Huntsman Sr. Dies at 80

U Donor, Founder of HCI Jon Huntsman Sr. Dies at 80

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

February 2, 2018

Utah billionaire and prominent philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. died Friday at the age of 80, confirmed by a statement released by the Huntsman Cancer Institute. At the apex of Huntsman's often-bumpy journey, he found himself one of America’s wealthiest people and among the nation’s top 25 all-time...

U Board of Trustees Agrees to Proposed HCI Memorandum of Understanding

U Board of Trustees Agrees to Proposed HCI Memorandum of Understanding

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

October 5, 2017

The University of Utah's Board of Trustees approved a supplemental memorandum of understanding between the U and Huntsman Cancer Foundation in regards to the operation of Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) on Thursday. All agreed to the terms of the agreement with the exception of Vice Chair Phillip...

In the Aftermath of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Debacle, It’s Clear Money Talks at the U

In the Aftermath of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Debacle, It’s Clear Money Talks at the U

By Connor Richards

May 22, 2017

For weeks now, the University of Utah has been in a whirlwind of unrest, confusion and controversy. In late April, U students, faculty and the greater Salt Lake City community were caught off guard by the sudden firing of Dr. Mary Beckerle, head of the Huntsman Cancer Institute. After days of outrage...

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