What It Means To Be Educated In The 21st Century: Norm Jones On Tuesday's Access Utah

Oct 2, 2018

Dr. Norman Jones.
Credit USU History Department

An eminent professor of History and Religious Studies at Utah State University, Dr. Norman Jones has spent a career learning what makes an "educated person."

In forty years at USU, Jones headed the History Department, founded Religious Studies and Classics, and taught thousands of students, who honored him as Teacher of the Year in 1982 and 2018. 

He chairs the Regents' General Education Task Force and for 21 years has led Utah's "What is an Educated Person?" Conference. A veteran of national higher education boards and committees, he chairs the AP Higher Education Advisory Committee of the College Board. He has been honored nationally and internationally for his leadership on undergraduate curricula. 

Dr. Jones will give a lecture at Park City Peaks Hotel, 2346 Park Avenue, Park City on Saturday, October 6 from 5-6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs can be sent to emily.heaton@usu.edu.