University Of Utah, Ute Tribe Reach Agreement Over Name

Published on April 15, 2014 at 12:41PM

(Salt Lake City, UT) — The University of Utah’s nickname and logo are staying. The “Tribune” reports the school has reached an agreement with the Ute tribe that will keep the Ute nickname and drum and feather logo for athletic teams in place. The university’s president and an official with the Ute Indian Tribal Business Committee will sign the agreement later today. The report says the U. will not pay to use the name.