Gretchen Dietrich Named Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT.- Gretchen Dietrich, an innovative museum professional and a skilled administrator, has been selected as the Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), effective August 1, 2010, pending notification of the Academic Senate and approval of the Board of Trustees. Following an extensive national search conducted by Management Consultants for the Arts in Stamford, Connecticut, the search committee, comprised of both University of Utah and Salt Lake community members, unanimously recommended Dietrich for the appointment based on her articulate and ardent vision for the UMFA in its dual role as both a university and a state art museum. Marcia Price, member of the search committee and benefactor of the UMFA, said she and her husband John are “elated with the choice of Gretchen