University of Utah

University of Utah

About University of Utah

The University of Deseret was the original name of the University of Utah in the United States. It was founded by Mormon pioneers in 1850. The university was disbanded during the Utah War and re-established in the 1860s. One of the board of regents unique contributions to Americana was the formulation of the Deseret Alphabet and public schooling in the unrecognized State of Deseret and later the Utah Territory. Deseret, University of