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.


Sandra Rogers, Jan Scharman, Ben Ogles and Julie Valentine

BYU will gather vital information that will guide its efforts to create a safer campus. Dr. Ben Ogles answers questions about this upcoming survey. 

Provo, Utah

Provo City has launched a website to encourage residents throughout the valley to do their part to help keep Utah County's air clean


Brad Taylor has been named the new assistant administrative vice president over Human Resource Services. Carr Krueger has been named the new assistant administrative vice president over auxiliaries and programs.

Michael A. Dunn

Brigham Young University has named Michael A. Dunn as the new managing director of BYU Broadcasting. Dunn will oversee BYU’s radio, television and digital channels, including BYUtv.

Richards Building Pool

BYU has finalized design plans for a new pool that will fit in the current space of the university’s existing aquatic facility. The new design is almost 50-percent larger in water capacity and allows for much greater flexibility.

New International associate vice presidents

 Jeffrey F. Ringer has been appointed as a new associate international vice president. Additionally, Renata Forste has been named the new director of the Kennedy Center and an associate international vice president.


Tiffany Turley has been named as the university’s new Title IX coordinator. Additionally, Lisa M. Leavitt has been named as a full-time advocate for victims of sexual assault.

The Memorial Wall at Brigham Young University, which is located in the Wilkinson Student Center, will remain in its current location as part of a redesigned space for peaceful reflection and meditation.

BYU's smokestack, which has been a part of campus since 1958, will be torn down with other parts of the Central Heating Plant starting this week to make way for a new Cogeneration Facility.

Rosalind Hall and the BYU Men's Chorus

Originally released in 2013, Set Apart was produced with the intention to support the surge in missionary effort after the minimum age for serving was lowered. This latest Christmas download includes a special song about baptism.