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Jean Bingham joins Sutherland Board

SALT LAKE CITY (February 1, 2023) – Sutherland Institute announced today the addition of former General Relief Society President Jean B. Bingham to its Board of Directors. Bingham will draw from her leadership experience in the faith, educational and philanthropic...

Sutherland Institute Welcomes New Education Policy Fellow

Sutherland Institute announced today the addition of Christine Cooke Fairbanks as its new Education Policy Fellow. Her research will focus on how increased support for a variety of school types impacts students, parents and educators.

Howard Headlee Joins Sutherland Institute Board of Directors

Headlee will draw from his leadership experience in the private sector to enhance Sutherland’s work supporting free enterprise and the institutions of civil society.

Sutherland Institute names new vice president of strategy & communications

Sutherland Institute announced today the addition of Nic Dunn as vice president of strategy & communications.

Sutherland Institute’s Congressional Series to return in August

Today Sutherland Institute announced the return of its Congressional Series for 2022. Later this summer, each of Utah’s members of Congress will take the opportunity to speak on a critical policy issue and engage in Q&A.

Brent Andrewsen named chairman of Sutherland Institute Board of Directors

Brent Andrewsen has been named to lead the board through an unprecedented period of growth.

Sutherland Institute releases report on vote by mail

Hoping to inform and elevate the debate about vote by mail, Sutherland Institute has released a new report, Examining the Evidence on Vote by Mail.

Sutherland Institute welcomes new contributing scholar

Sutherland Institute Vice President of Policy Derek Monson announced Jon Ammons will join Sutherland’s new stable of contributing scholars, with a focus on civic institutions.

Sutherland Institute releases part 2 from major study on civics ed

In-depth discussion with Utah teachers and parents (over a five-day period) revealed how K-12 educators, as well as parents of K-12 students, feel about the state of social studies and civics education today.

Sutherland Institute releases part 1 from major study on civics ed in Utah

In an effort to understand more about the state of civics education in Utah – its connection to societal distress and to other relevant education topics – Sutherland commissioned a multi-part study conducted by Heart+Mind Strategies in March and April 2021.