September 16, 2011
New board member sworn in at State Board of Regents meeting
(St. George) — Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Robert W. Prince, DDS, as a new member of the State Board of Regents to fill the vacancy left by former Regent Jerry Atkin who completed two terms. Prince took his oath of office Friday at the State Board of Regents meeting held at Dixie College.
“Dr. Prince is a tremendous business leader to the southern Utah community. His previous service as a board member of the Dixie College Alumni Association has given him grass-roots experience in higher education,” said Regent Chair David Jordan. “I am confident that his contribution to the Board of Regents will prove invaluable.
Prince grew up in St. George where his father was Southern Utah’s first orthodontist. He holds degrees from Dixie College and the University of Southern California. Prince currently owns a private orthodontic practice with offices located in St. George and Beaver. He is past president of the Utah Association of Orthodontists and currently serves on the Council on Orthodontic Health Care for the American Association of Orthodontists. Prince is known throughout Utah for his high standard of dental care; in 1999 he received honors for excellence by the Utah Dental Hygiene Association.
About The Utah System of Higher Education: USHE includes all of Utah’s eight public colleges and universities: The University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State University, Southern Utah University, Snow College, Dixie State College, Utah Valley University and Salt Lake Community College. For more information on the Utah System of Higher Education, visit our website at http://www.higheredutah.org.
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