The latest news and information from university administration and the academic colleges at BYU, including the latest in enrollment statistics, new classes and programs, awards and distinctions, new hires and official announcements.


New International associate vice presidents

 Jeffrey F. Ringer has been appointed as a new associate international vice president. Additionally, Renata Forste has been named the new director of the Kennedy Center and an associate international vice president.


Tiffany Turley has been named as the university’s new Title IX coordinator. Additionally, Lisa M. Leavitt has been named as a full-time advocate for victims of sexual assault.

The Memorial Wall at Brigham Young University, which is located in the Wilkinson Student Center, will remain in its current location as part of a redesigned space for peaceful reflection and meditation.

BYU's smokestack, which has been a part of campus since 1958, will be torn down with other parts of the Central Heating Plant starting this week to make way for a new Cogeneration Facility.

Rosalind Hall and the BYU Men's Chorus

Originally released in 2013, Set Apart was produced with the intention to support the surge in missionary effort after the minimum age for serving was lowered. This latest Christmas download includes a special song about baptism.

 Stumped with what to get Grandma this year? Have a BYU fan on your list who already seems to have everything blue? The BYU Gift Guide is here to help you find something for everyone on your list, at every price.

Vice President Scharman talked with University Communications’ Natalie Tripp about the council’s deliberations and some of the key outcomes. 

The President’s Council has reviewed and accepted all recommendations from the Advisory Council, including the creation of a victim advocate position in the counseling center and the adoption of an amnesty clause.

Brigham Young University will implement a 3 percent increase for both undergraduate and graduate tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year.

David Archuleta and Nathan Pacheco

Tickets for all major BYU Arts events in November 2016 will be available beginning Monday, Oct. 3, featuring performances from the Utah Symphony, David Archuleta and Nathan Pacheco.