Ruth Loveland

Director, FJ Management Center for Student Success

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Ruth Loveland


MS, Human Resources, Utah State University, 2004
BS, Marketing, Utah State University, 1989


Dean's Award for Excellence & Impact - 2022
Professional Employee of the Year - 2013
Professional Employee of the Year - 2009


Ruth Checketts Loveland serves as the Director for the FJ Management Center for Student Success. As such, she works closely with the Academic Advising and Career Specialist Teams creating systems to improve the Huntsman Experience for all students.

Ruth is a second-generation Aggie. She earned both her bachelor of science and master of science degrees from Utah State University in Marketing, 1990 and Human Resources, 2004. Ruth loves working with students to help them identify and achieve their academic and occupational goals. One of her favorite things is watching their eyes light up as they dream and design their future beyond graduation.

Ruth is known outside of the office as a beekeeper and gardener who enjoys reading, sewing, and strategy games. Her favorite role is “Nana” where she gets to explore the world with her 10 plus grandchildren.