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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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May 18, 2020
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese announced today that Jane H. Lassetter has been named the new dean of the BYU College of Nursing.
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May 18, 2020
Brigham Young University is introducing a plan to assist students enrolled during winter semester 2020 who have struggled to meet their basic needs due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. These private funds are being made available by the university. The university will not accept CARES Act funding.
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May 18, 2020
Brigham Young University President Kevin J Worthen, following approval from the BYU Board of Trustees, has appointed Tracy Flinders as vice president of information technology and chief information officer. His responsibilities will extend across the Church Educational System.
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May 14, 2020
Off-Campus Housing Office advises students to read their contracts carefully
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March 24, 2020
All spring and summer term 2020 classes will be offered only via remote instruction to help slow the spread of COVID-19. In all other ways, spring and summer terms will proceed according to the previously established schedule.
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March 17, 2020
Will replace Matthew O. Richardson who is leaving to serve as the mission president of the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission
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March 17, 2020
Brigham Young University has announced the availability of a high school diploma through Continuing Education’s Independent Study (BYU-IS) program. Students can continue to take BYU-IS courses to supplement their local graduation requirements, or they can now choose to earn a diploma directly through the new BYU Online High School.
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February 20, 2020
The Brigham Young University Board of Trustees has approved plans to construct a new Music Building for the College of Fine Arts and Communications. The building, which will be located at the south end of the parking lot east of the BYU Law School, will house the BYU School of Music’s performance and academic space.
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February 19, 2020
With the recently released general handbook of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Church Educational System has updated the CES Honor Code to be in alignment with the doctrine and policies of the Church.
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January 09, 2020
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 students round out the semester schedule.
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December 19, 2019
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese has announced that Brian Rennick has been named interim university librarian, following the passing of university librarian Jennifer Paustenbaugh last month.
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October 23, 2019
BYU is yet again atop the list of the most "Stone Cold Sober" schools in the nation. Celebrate at BYU's new Milk & Cookies bar with new milk flavors including raspberry, pumpkin spice, French vanilla and root beer.
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October 02, 2019
Brigham Young University will implement a 3.1 percent increase for undergraduate tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year. This will bring the undergraduate rate per semester from $2,895 to $2,985, an increase of $90.
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September 25, 2019
Three new licensed psychologists joined the staff at BYU’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) to start the new school year, and each of them have a mental health tip for students.
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September 15, 2019
Brigham Young University has created a new Integrity and Compliance Office (ICO) to oversee the university’s compliance and ethics program, administer its confidential compliance hotline and manage the university policymaking process.
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September 05, 2019
A new ranking from The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education puts Brigham Young University at the top of the list for colleges across America that are worth the cost.
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September 04, 2019
The university released the following statement in response to the NCAA’s news release issued this morning.
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August 27, 2019
The contributions of Karl G. Maeser and Abraham O. Smoot to the foundation of BYU are well heralded and well deserved, and every year BYU honors them by bestowing awards in their names during each University Conference.
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