10.19.2010 Press Release: Wilson to Assume VP Role Permanently
More Information on Dr. Ian K. Wilson
Welcome to Utah Valley University. You will find UVU to be an exciting and dynamic educational institution for the faculty, the students, and the staff. From the students, as they participate in the "Communities of Engaged Learners," to the faculty and staff who create those communities... UVU is an exciting place for all!
One thing that distinguishes the best universities is that they set very high standards for student learning and development, AND help students to reach those standards. Standards for learning and the strategies for students to reach those standards are in the hands of an exceptional faculty at UVU. They are well-prepared in their disciplines and in helping students to engage in the learning of those disciplines come alive for students. UVU faculty engages students in interactive learning situations such as student undergraduate research, internships, case studies, study abroad... and more.
When UVU became a university in 2008, it adopted a set of principles to guide its future programs and activities. These principles are centered in three key concepts: People, Place, and Profession. Utah Valley University affirms that it will:
These three components combine to produce an atmosphere, not only of learning, but of engaged learning, that connects the classroom with the community and provides students with real-world, hands-on training with community partners. It is our intention that students graduate with a diploma and a resume.
You will find that the four core strengths of UVU are:
I invite you to take a look at the many programs and services this great university provides... and to become engaged in our learning community.