SUU Mourns the Loss of Former President Gerald R. Sherratt

It is with deep sadness that Southern Utah University shares the news that former President Gerald R. Sherratt passed away today in Orem, Utah due to health complications. 

“He was the greatest promoter the University ever had,” said current SUU President, Scott L Wyatt. “His mark is everywhere on campus, the city and the state.”

As a Cedar City native, and graduate of the Branch Agricultural College in 1951, Sherratt’s homecoming in 1982 to serve as the 13th president of then Southern Utah State College (SUSC) was greeted with enthusiasm and excitement. Sherratt served as president until 1997 and was an influential leader, visionary, and advocate for the school.

Gerald Sherratt

President Sherratt made a deep and lasting impact on everyone he met. He will be greatly missed. His funeral services will be held in Cedar City. Details to follow. 

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