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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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New dean for Undergraduate Education at BYU

May 23, 2022
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Shane Reese announced the hiring of Richard Gill as the dean of Undergraduate Education effective July 1.
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Richard Osguthorpe named as BYU associate academic vice president

May 17, 2022
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Shane Reese announced the appointment of Richard Osguthorpe as associate academic vice president for undergraduate studies, effective July 1.
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BYU Tuition to Increase 3% for 2022–23 Academic Year

April 25, 2022
Brigham Young University will implement a 3% increase for undergraduate tuition for the 2022–23 academic year. This will bring the undergraduate rate per semester from $3,060 to $3,152, an increase of $92.
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Devotional and forum schedule for spring and summer 2022 terms

April 20, 2022
Join BYU students, faculty and staff each Tuesday at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center as they gather to experience spiritual and temporal edification.
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BYU Names New Life Sciences Dean and Associate Academic Vice President

April 20, 2022
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese announced two university leadership changes this week: Laura C. Bridgewater as dean of the College of Life Sciences and Justin Collings as the associate academic vice president for faculty development.
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Elder S. Mark Palmer to speak at BYU’s April 2022 commencement exercises

April 18, 2022
Elder S. Mark Palmer, a General Authority Seventy 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 21, at 10 a.m.
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New BYU assistant academic vice president position created

April 11, 2022
BYU Academic Vice President Shane Reese appointed Dr. Reid L. Neilson as the assistant academic vice president for religious scholarly publications. This newly created position at the university will oversee three organizations on campus: the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, the Religious Studies Center, and BYU Studies.
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Riviera Apartments to become part of BYU on-campus housing

March 24, 2022
Riviera Apartments, located at the corner of University Parkway and University Avenue, will become part of BYU’s on-campus housing accommodations starting fall semester 2022.
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BYU names New Vice President for Belonging

March 22, 2022
Current BYU professor of law Carl Hernandez III will become the university’s first vice president for belonging effective this June.
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Results of BYU’s second Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault

March 17, 2022
Brigham Young University has released the results of its second Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault, showing that more than 90 percent of its students believe sexual harassment is not tolerated at the university. The survey also points to the need for more training on the prevention of sexual assault and the awareness of campus services.
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Sale of farming property to benefit university endowment

March 03, 2022
Brigham Young University has completed the sale of a 716-acre farm, known as the BYU Farm, that is located near Salem City in Utah County. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the University Endowment and serve future generations of students.
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U.S. Department of Education dismisses Title IX complaint against BYU

February 10, 2022
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has dismissed a Title IX complaint against BYU that alleged discrimination related to students involved in same-sex romantic relationships. The complaint, which was recently reported in the media, was officially dismissed on February 8, 2022.
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Church Educational System announces refinements to employment standards

January 27, 2022
Today the Church Educational System is announcing that all new hires at CES institutions who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints must hold and be worthy to hold a temple recommend effective immediately.
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Devotional and forum schedule for winter 2022 semester

January 14, 2022
At the heart of a BYU experience and education are devotional and forum addresses. Presented by industry experts, innovative thinkers and religious leaders, these speeches “assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life.” Join BYU students, faculty and staff each Tuesday at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center as they gather to experience spiritual and temporal edification.
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BYU approves updated Demonstration Policy

January 10, 2022
BYU has recently approved an updated university Demonstration Policy, previously known as the Public Expression Policy. The updated policy was approved Dec. 20, 2021.
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BYU announces significant changes to its student housing program effective fall 2022

September 23, 2021
Beyond their first two semesters, BYU undergraduate, single students will no longer be required to live in BYU On-Campus or BYU Off-Campus Contracted Housing.
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BYU announces the formation of a new Office of Belonging

August 23, 2021
President Worthen shares BYU's Statement on Belonging as a guide for addressing the needs of all marginalized individuals on campus.
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Devotional and forum schedule for fall 2021 semester

August 18, 2021
President Kevin J Worthen and his wife, Peggy, kick off the semester this fall. The following weeks' speakers include leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU employees and a range of industry leaders and thinkers.
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