Committee Recommends Name Change for “Dixie State University”

As reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education, a committee at Dixie State University recommended the institution change its name to Utah Polytechnic State University. The move follows recent debates across the nation, including Washington and Lee University’s decision to keep its name amid student, faculty, and alumni initiated requests to change it. The article discusses the support and opposition to the measure in Utah, a state not typically associated with the American south.