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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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May 27, 2021
Cattani will begin her tenure as the executive director on July 1 and will replace Steve Smith.
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May 25, 2021
BYU International Vice President Sandra Rogers announced today the appointment of V. Stanley Benfell as the new director of the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies and associate international vice president effective August 1.
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May 24, 2021
The vast majority of courses will be offered in-person with full-capacity classrooms.
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May 20, 2021
In this role, Hunt will assist in directing the work of the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at BYU and coordinating strategy and efforts with all Church Educational System institutions.
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April 25, 2021
During the month of May, each address will be held in the Marriott Center. Devotionals and forums occurring in June, July and August will be held in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center, apart from the Education Week devotional on August 17, which will be held in the Marriott Center.
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April 22, 2021
BYU Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese announced the appointment of three new deans today, including Richard D. Osguthorpe at the David O. McKay School of Education, Laura Padilla-Walker at the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences and Adam T. Woolley as the dean of Graduate Studies.
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April 21, 2021
Forste replaces Sandra Rogers, who will be retiring from BYU after 41 years of service.
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April 19, 2021
Brigham Young University will implement a 2.5% increase for undergraduate tuition for the 2021–22 academic year. This will bring the undergraduate rate per semester from $2,985 to $3,060, an increase of $75.
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March 21, 2021
Thanks to Arizona businessman and longtime BYU supporter Ira A. Fulton, there are now 10 endowed chairs named after Fulton family members at Brigham Young University – each in a different college. Six of the chairs are named in honor of Ira’s wife, Mary Lou, who passed away in 2015.
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March 18, 2021
Elder Gerrit W. Gong, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is scheduled to be the presiding authority and speaker during BYU's commencement exercises on Thursday, April 22.
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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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