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* 1. Dixie State University’s Administration and Board of Trustees is attempting to change the name of the school and remove the word “Dixie.”  Do you support keeping the name Dixie State University?

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* 2. President Richard “Biff” Williams is transitioning the university to a “polytechnic” model.  Without looking it up, do you know the definition of the word “polytechnic” as it refers to higher education?

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* 3. President Williams has said he likes the word “polytechnic." Do you support adding the word “polytechnic” to the name of the university if the name:

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* 4. Names for Dixie State University to best lead the school in the future.

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* 5. Share feelings about the school's name.  Why do you feel the name should include or not include the name, "Dixie"?

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* 6. Dixie State University President Richard Biff Williams is (check one)

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* 7. Will you vote for elected officials who publicly stand up to support the name "Dixie" in Dixie State University?

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* 8. Attendance at Dixie State University or Dixie College. 

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* 9. Your age (check one)

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* 10. I currently have family members or friends attending Dixie State University.

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* 11. I have family or friends who plan to attend Dixie State University in the future.

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* 12. I will strongly discourage my family members or friends from attending Dixie State University if the name "Dixie" is removed.

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* 13. If you have supported Dixie State University in the past AND if the name “Dixie” is removed from the name of the school, will you continue to support the university:  (check all that apply)

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* 14. Donations to Dixie State University.  I regularly donate....

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* 15. Dixie State University hired Cicero Group, LP in 2020 to conduct a perception study regarding the name “Dixie.”  Check ALL that apply:

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* 16. Regarding the Cicero perception study results.  Check all that apply.

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* 17. Recently, Dixie State University hired Love Communications to conduct another survey regarding a new name for the school. Check ALL that apply.

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* 18. Do you feel the proposed name change issue has been handled in a professional and fair manner by Dixie State University Administration and the DSU Board of Trustees?

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* 19. Looking to the future of the University, what do you feel could be improved at Dixie State?

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* 20. What do you think Dixie State University is doing well?

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* 21. Do you believe if Dixie is removed from the name of the university that more students and better faculty will come to the school?

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* 22. Do you feel the community and alumni and their many and varied contributions are an important part of Dixie State University?

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* 23. Do you feel that the community, students, alumni, faculty and staff could have been informed in a more truthful, transparent and respectful manner throughout the Administration’s and Board of Trustees’ attempt to rename the school?

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* 24. Do you feel that the past 110 years of heritage and sacrifice of Washington County’s early settlers and those who came after is being dismissed and mocked by the Dixie State University Administration and Board of Trustees who seek to delete the name “Dixie” from Dixie State University?

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* 25. Are you a descendant of any of the original settlers of Washington County who came to the area from the 1850s-1900s?

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* 26. Current residence. Check ALL that apply.

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* 27. Do you believe having Dixie State on a resume is problematic when going to a job interview?

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* 28. Do you believe that recent alumni are embarrassed to wear Dixie State apparel outside of the State of Utah?

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* 29. University officials have unofficially floated the unconfirmed story of a huge donation by Toyota that is stalled due to the Dixie name. Thus, please answer the following question:   At what price should Dixie give up its name to a donor that prefers a different name?

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