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Students voice concerns to the Presidential Transition Committee

Photos by Lincoln Op’t Hof The Presidential Transition Committee sent four representatives to the Student Voice forum to gain student feedback and to ensure a smooth transition from one president to the next, April 3 at Centre Stage. Unlike the Presidential Search Committee, the Presidential Transition Committee is transparent with their process of sending President Holland off gracefully. They hope to ensure that the next president is everything they need in order to best serve UVU, according to a committee member, Jonathan Westover, an associate professor of organizational leadership. “President Holland gave us a directive or a charge to...

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New emergency text message system reaches 32,000 people in minutes

Photo illustration by Lincoln Op’t Hof On March 2, members of the UVU community received a text alert about a person of interest on UVU Campus. The text alert was distributed by a new system that university administrators implemented in early fall of 2017. The new system was able to send out the message to about 32,000 recipients within two  minutes, according to UVU director of Emergency Management and Environmental Health and Safety, Robin Ebmeyer. The capability of this new text system is a significant improvement to the previous text alert system, Ebmeyer said. The old system took up...

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