Astrid Tuminez officially begins presidency

September 15, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr. Astrid Tuminez, UVU’s first female president, is set to officially take office on Sept. 17. Tuminez has been transitioning with her family over the course of the summer by moving into the presidential house northeast of campus. After announcing that he would be stepping down to become a mission president for The Church of […]

UVU community says farewell to Holland

April 5, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Video messages recorded to send memories, best wishes Photos by Abby Van Buren During the 9 years of Matthew Holland’s presidency, students, faculty and the UVU community have made memories that they were able to share through video recordings across campus March 29, April 4 and 5. Video booths were set up in various locations […]

President Holland announces areas of focus in his last State of the University address

January 19, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photos by Jonah Hokit In President Matthew Holland’s final State of the University address, he announced the five major areas of focus for the university in the last year and the school’s plans for its continued growth Jan. 19, at Center Stage. Holland proudly announced UVU’s recent evaluation by Northwest Accreditors that student success is […]

2018 Utah Valley Person of the Year awarded to President Holland

January 12, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Holland was named Utah Valley magazine’s Person of the Year for 2018 on Jan. 8. Holland’s work as the president of Utah Valley University was illustrated in the award article. From fundraising over 100 million dollars for the university to valuing inclusivity, his influence on the university was highlighted. “Even though Matt has loved […]

Milestone at Scholarship Ball

October 31, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes There is nothing apparently excellent or extraordinary about Cindy Oppel, a Business Student at UVU; yet this average UVU student has now made a large impact on, the largest university in the state. Friday night, Oppel with teary eyes accepted a full tuition scholarship from President Holland himself. Because Oppel spoke up, she inspired Holland […]

Overpopulation Affects UVU

October 17, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes 3,000 Accepted UVU Students Don’t Attend Due to Growth Continual growth has led to an undeniable fact: UVU is now number one. With the release of new enrollment statistics for schools in the Utah System of Higher Education, Utah Valley University has passed the University of Utah as the school with the highest enrollment in […]

100 more acres of UVU to love

October 10, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just a few miles from UVU’s Orem campus in a town called Vineyard, 100 acres of land are officially UVU’s property. The purchase was approved over a year ago but was recently finalized. President Matthew  Holland is working to plan this new endeavor.   “With so little property available around our Orem campus, this agreement […]