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.


C. Shane Reese

Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Brent W. Webb announced this week that C. Shane Reese has been named the new dean of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

Kristen Chenoweth and Gentri

Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will be the featured guest for BYU Spectacular! on Saturday, October 7, 2017, with performances at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.

James Rasband

President Kevin J Worthen, following approval from the BYU Board of Trustees, has appointed James R. Rasband as academic vice president at Brigham Young University.

Christian Faulconer

Christian Faulconer has been named as the new Executive Director of Student Academic and Advisement Services at Brigham Young University.

James Crane

The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management (NAGAP) has given its most prestigious award to James N. Crane, assistant dean of Graduate Studies.

Crane received the 2017 Distinguished Service Award because of his involvement and leadership in higher education.

BYU is one of the top five universities in the country for turning research discoveries into new technology, products and companies, according to a report released today.

Brigham Young University Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Kelly Flanagan has named Nathan Hatch as the new assistant vice president of Information Technology responsible for directing the work of the Office of Information Technology (OIT).

rendering of reflection room

The new Reflection Room will serve as a beautiful and reverent space where students can come to quietly contemplate and experience peace.

BYU Graduation

Elder Bradley D. Foster, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is scheduled to be the presiding authority and speaker during Brigham Young University's Commencement Exercises on Thursday, April 27.

Spring at BYU

The Advisory Council on Campus Response to Sexual Assault made 23 recommendations in its completed study. BYU has completed many of the recommendations. Some are in progress and some are ongoing.