Category: Breaking

Astrid Tuminez selected as UVU’s first female president

Photo by Kimberly Bojorquez The State Board of Regents announced Astrid Tuminez as UVU’s new president, April 20 at Centre Stage. “She’s been proven to be an adynamic and effective leader across academic, non-profit, public policy and corporate sectors,”Utah State Regent Steven Lund, said. “She is focused on bridging gaps in education and opportunity to make a difference in peoples lives. We look forward to our future association with President Tuminez.” Tuminez currently acts as a regional director for Microsoft. Prior to arriving at the tech company, she worked as the vice-dean at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy...

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Four finalists selected for next UVU president

UVU’s Presidential Search Committee has proposed four finalists to the State Board of Regents to fill the university president position April 12. The 24-person search committee, which includes UVU employees and local community leaders, has selected these individuals after several months of public input and in-person interviews. Three men and one woman have been selected. The candidates include Bradley Cook; the provost, executive vice president and professor of history at Southern Utah University, John Rosenberg; the associate director of the Brigham Young University Faculty Center and Washington Irving Professor of Spanish and American Relations, Astrid Tuminez; the regional director...

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