Community talks continue as UVU and Orem work toward a master plan for growth

September 8, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Kim Bojorquez Orem residents met Aug. 31 to propose solutions to problems they see as caused by the rapid encroachment of development, driven by the UVU growth, into their quiet, largely single-family neighborhoods. Rising crime rates, illegal rentals, increased traffic and parking issues are their main concerns—issues that, many fear, will get worse […]

Battle of the interests: UVU and open enrollment

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the biggest problems that UVU faces is growth. With the largest student population in the state with over 33,000 students, serving the regional education needs and improving the seriousness of the institution are, in my view, becoming competing interests.   One of the key components in UVU’s mission statement is to meet “regional […]