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Announcements

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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February 26, 2021
Brigham Young University President Kevin J Worthen announced today that the Committee on Race, Equity & Belonging (CoREB) has completed its study, which included numerous meetings with students, alumni, faculty, staff and administrators. Additionally, the university released today key findings from a national diversity and equity campus climate survey, which includes data from nearly 20,000 respondents.
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February 24, 2021
Commencement exercises will be held on April 22, 2021.
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February 18, 2021
Brigham Young University Administration Vice President and CFO Steve Hafen announced today that Paul Buckner has been named the managing director of supply and logistics at BYU.
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January 15, 2021
BYU Women’s Conference is celebrating its 45th year in spring 2021, and for the first time it will host the entire conference online.
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December 16, 2020
Brigham Young University Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Tracy Flinders has named Joe Taylor as the new assistant vice president of Information Technology. In this role, Taylor will be responsible for directing the work of the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and coordinating strategy and efforts with all Church Educational System (CES) institutions.
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December 15, 2020
BYU President Kevin J Worthen and his wife Peggy kick off the semester and in following weeks are followed by leaders 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 students round out the semester schedule.
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November 23, 2020
The theme for the conference is “I am a Child of God. His Promises are Sure,” reminding us that we are all beloved spirit daughters of heavenly parents and that God desires to bless us with the richest of all blessings.
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November 04, 2020
BYU today announced the hiring of Matthew G. Andrus as the new Chief of the BYU Police Department, effective immediately.


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October 01, 2020
BYU announced today the formation of the new BYU Security Department, which will function separately from and alongside the BYU Police Department.
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September 22, 2020
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese announced today that Grant Jensen has been named the new dean of the BYU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.
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September 18, 2020
Brigham Young University Advancement Vice President Keith Vorkink announced today that Mike Roberts has been named the managing director of BYU Alumni and External Relations.
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September 17, 2020
Brigham Young University today announced the creation of the David E. and Verla A. Sorensen Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership. The new Center was made possible by a $40 million endowment from the Sorensen Family, longtime supporters of BYU and members of the BYU President’s Leadership Council.


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August 24, 2020
Over this past year and throughout their careers, 47 BYU employees—professors, accountants, office managers, photographers and more—have found significant ways to contribute to the university.
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August 13, 2020
Recognizing the disruption COVID-19 has created for prospective students, potentially interfering with test preparation and the logistics of taking the ACT/SAT exams, Brigham Young University has temporarily suspended the ACT/SAT test score requirement for admission and scholarships.
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August 06, 2020
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.
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July 28, 2020
Brigham Young University Vice President of Information Technology Tracy Flinders named John Payne as the new chief information security officer and Howard Loos as the new chief information privacy officer responsible for protecting the university’s information.
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July 20, 2020
This academic year, BYU's forum speakers will address the campus community on a variety of topics around the central theme of “What It Means to Be Educated." 
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July 02, 2020
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Shane Reese has announced the appointment of Rick Anderson as university librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library. He succeeds Brian Rennick who has been interim university librarian since December 2019 following the passing of university librarian Jennifer Paustenbaugh in November.
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