Westminster College Appoints New Trustees
Kim T. Adamson and Andrew Harding Selected to Serve on Westminster’s Board of Trustees
SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster recently announced the appointments of Kim T. Adamson, Utah Senior Justice Court Judge, and Andrew Harding, president and CEO for Kennecott Utah Copper, as the newest members of the college’s Board of Trustees.
Westminster's Board of Trustees is the governing organization of the institution. Comprised of 35 members, including Westminster President Michael Bassis and Chair Robert Frankenberg, it is responsible for determining policy and setting the strategic direction for the college.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Kim and Andrew as our newest trustees,” said Bassis. “Their diverse backgrounds will provide the board with unique perspectives that will help us achieve our strategic goals.”
Kim T. Adamson
Kim T. Adamson received her bachelor’s degree from Westminster College in 1979, and served on the alumni board from 2001 to 2004. She has contributed to several areas at Westminster, including the funding for the Kim T. Adamson Chair on International Studies, the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Reading Room in the Giovale Library (in honor of her grandmother) and the Kim T. Adamson Alumni House.
Entering the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 1974, Adamson continues to serve and is a Chief Warrant Officer-5. She deployed once to Iraq as a Civil Affairs Officer and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Officer with the 4th Civil Affairs Group. She has also served as a law enforcement officer, specializing in mountain and swiftwater rescue operations, wilderness medicine and hazardous materials operations.
Andrew Harding is president and CEO for Kennecott Utah Copper, the world’s largest copper producer. Previously, he served as global practice leader for mining in Rio Tinto’s Technology and Innovation group. Harding has also held operating positions in the iron ore, energy and aluminum industries.
Harding earned his MBA from Deakin University, Australia, and a Bachelor of Mining Engineering degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
An avid runner, Harding participated in the Salt Lake City marathon this year. He shares a fondness for skiing with his family, and takes time during the winter to hit the slopes with them at Alta Ski Resort.
Westminster is a nationally recognized, comprehensive liberal arts college. With a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Westminster is distinguished by its unique environment for learning. Westminster prepares students for success through active and engaged learning, real world experiences and its vibrant campus community. Westminster’s unique location, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and to the dynamic city of Salt Lake, further enriches the college experience. For more information, visit www.westminstercollege.edu.