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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.

 

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August 21, 2019
The BYU Honor Code Office has changed the way it contacts students and tracks the progress and outcomes of its work.
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August 20, 2019
Thanks to its passionate student body, faculty, alumni and friends, BYU finds itself ranked No. 6 in the nation among universities for social media engagement.
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August 16, 2019
Brigham Young University today announced a few adjustments to the upcoming Homecoming festivities in October:
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August 12, 2019
Every Tuesday at 11:05 a.m., students, faculty and staff head to the Marriott Center for the weekly Devotional or Forum address. BYU President Kevin J Worthen and his wife Peggy kick off the semester and are followed by members of the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU employees and a range of industry leaders and thinkers. Entertainment assemblies celebrating the talent of BYU Arts round out the semester schedule.
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August 01, 2019
Every season has its own beauty on Brigham Young University’s campus. The physical facilities department works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure campus is a sight to see. That hard work received national recognition for the incredible beauty it produces.
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July 31, 2019
Paul Barton has been named the new director of residence life at Brigham Young University effective Aug. 1, 2019.
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July 10, 2019
BYU’s Honor Code Office updated the website HonorCode.BYU.edu today with additional student resources and information about Honor Code Office procedures.
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July 08, 2019
Branden Wilson has been named the new managing director of the risk management and safety department at Brigham Young University.
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June 26, 2019
Accrual time for staff vacation leave to increase, new hires to receive five days sick and vacation leave upon hiring, sick leave accruals to be capped at 480 hours
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June 18, 2019
Replaces James D. Gordon III, who is retiring after 35 years of service to the university
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June 13, 2019
Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese has announced the appointment of Larry L. Howell as the new associate academic vice president for research and graduate studies at Brigham Young University.
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June 10, 2019
Replaces founding director Richard Williams, who will be returning to full-time teaching and research in Counseling Psychology and Special Education in the David O. McKay School of Education.
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May 29, 2019
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President James R. Rasband has announced that Gus L. W. Hart has been named interim dean of the BYU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, following the appointment of current dean C. Shane Reese as the academic vice president.
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May 28, 2019
Six times a year, BYU invites experts in their fields to deliver a Forum address on campus. These illustrious speakers address the campus community on a variety of topics around the central theme, "The Pursuit of Democratic Character." 
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May 21, 2019
Replaces James Rasband who will leave BYU to serve as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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May 20, 2019
Hit-making Nashville-based singer-songwriter Ben Rector will be the featured talent for BYU Spectacular! 2019, along with prolific LDS-Christian crossover artist Hilary Weeks. The headliners will also be joined by Vocal Point, Men’s Chorus, Young Ambassadors, Ballroom Dance Company, Cougarettes, International Folk Dance Ensemble and the BYU Dunk Team as part of BYU Homecoming 2019.
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May 14, 2019
President Kevin J Worthen, following approval from the BYU Board of Trustees, has appointed Julie L. Franklin as Vice President of Student Life at Brigham Young University. Franklin will replace Janet S. Scharman, who is retiring after serving 19 years in the position.
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May 13, 2019
Over the last several months, the leadership of BYU’s Honor Code Office has been meeting with students to address concerns that have been raised over Honor Code Office processes. In a letter to students, HCO Director Kevin Utt explains some of the changes that have been made to date as a result of those conversations and an ongoing review of Honor Code Office procedures: 
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