University Of Utah Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of Joining Pac-12 Conference
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The University of Utah celebrated the 10th anniversary of the school’s first official day as a member of the Pac-12 Conference.
The Utes officially joined the Pac-12 on July 1, 2011.
Utah was invited to the conference on June 17, 2010.
On July 1, 2021, the university celebrated the anniversary with a social media posting that featured photos from the 10 years ago.
🔟 years ago today‼️ pic.twitter.com/jQnakdeCAN
— University of Utah (@UUtah) July 1, 2021
In 2011, Utah and Colorado became the Pac-12’s 11th and 12th full-time members.
Prior to the addition of the Utes and Buffaloes, the conference was known as the Pac-10 Conference. As its members changed, the Pac-12’s name changed. Previous names for the conference included Big Five, Big Six, Pac-8, and Pac-10.
In addition to the Utes’ anniversary, July 1, 2021 marked the start date for new conference commissioner George Kliavkoff.
After 12 years at the helm, Larry Scott’s tenure as Pac-12 commissioner ended and Kliavkoff’s began.
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