1994-2014: $44.5 Million for Miners Hospital and its Patients

Miners Hospital at the University of Utah Hospital is one of 12 SITLA beneficiaries. Since 1994, SITLA has generated $44.5 million for the hospital and its patients. Read more about the history of Miners Hospital: “Beginning in the late 1860’s the Park City Mining District attracted hundreds of laborers to work the mines. With them… Read more »

SITLA Land Transfers, Exchanges: $440M and 508K Acres Protected

On behalf of public schools, state hospitals and universities, the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) has worked on and continues to collaborate on land transfers, exchanges, and other transactions with the federal government to protect state trust land holdings. Collectively, these land transactions have generated approximately $441.73 million for SITLA beneficiaries as… Read more »

Utah’s K-12 Trust Fund Now Tops $2B, Grows $1B in Less Than Five Years

It took 116 years to accrue the first billion dollars in Utah’s K-12 Permanent School Fund, but fewer than five years to generate the second billion. The Utah State Office of Education (USOE), along with State Treasurer Richard K. Ellis and School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA), recognized the $2 billion milestone today. “Rapid… Read more »

SITLA Joins Governor Herbert – Executive Order for Greater Sage-Grouse

SITLA Director Kevin Carter joined Governor Gary R. Herbert as he issued an. The executive order ensures Utah state agencies do their part to prevent an Endangered Species listing. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is under court order to decide whether to list the Greater Sage-Grouse under the Endangered Species Act by Sept. 2015…. Read more »

SITLA Files Lawsuit to Protect School Trust Lands from Wild Horse Populations

The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Interior and Utah Bureau of Land Management (BLM) asking the BLM to comply with the federal Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act and remove wild horse populations from select school trust lands in Emery, Iron, and Beaver counties…. Read more »

Board of Trustees Meeting | March 19
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The exact public meeting time is not yet confirmed. Please visit the Utah Public Notice website for current information, including the full agenda.
Board of Trustees Meeting | April 16
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The exact public meeting time is not yet confirmed. Please visit the Utah Public Notice website for current information, including the full agenda.
Utah PTA May Leadership Convention | May 14-15
Utah PTA hosts its annual Leadership Convention, tentatively scheduled May 14-15. A full agenda is forthcoming.
Board of Trustees Meeting | May 21-22
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The exact public meeting time is not yet confirmed. Please visit the Utah Public Notice website for current information, including the full agenda.
Board of Trustees Meeting | June 18
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The exact public meeting time is not yet confirmed. Please visit the Utah Public Notice website for current information, including the full agenda.