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.
BYU entered new territory today as the U.S. News released their annual “Best Colleges” rankings. The university reached its highest overall ranking ever, coming in at No. 61 among national universities.
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 political figures.
Elder Donald L. Hallstrom, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is scheduled to be the presiding authority and speaker during Commencement Exercises on August 17, at 4 p.m., in the Marriott Center.
This plan will include a change in parking for Heritage Halls residents and the availability of more family housing at Wyview Park
BYU is now offering to full-time, benefited staff and administrative employees six weeks of paid medical maternity leave, as well as one week of paid parental leave. This policy is retroactive to April 18, 2017.
Brigham Young University has formalized its amnesty policy, following a recommendation made by the Advisory Council on Campus Response to Sexual Assault in October.
BYU Law School announced the launch of LawX, a legal design lab that will create products and other solutions to address the pressing issues relating to access to legal services.