UVUSA Academic Senate Mission Statement

UVUSA Academic Senate Advocates for students and listens to their concerns in order to enhance the student experience and environment. We facilitate communication between administration and the student body and we strive to engage students through interesting, educational, and inspirational events. Through the Academic Senate, students can make a difference on campus.

Department representatives are integral members of the UVUSA  Academic Senate. They help the Academic Senate branch of UVUSA fulfill its mission by implementing these goals, among others, within their respective departments:

  • Advocate for the students within their respective departments.
  • Research student needs and concerns and actively source for solutions.
  • Facilitate communication between department's administration, faculty, and staff, and the students.

Engineering Technology Student Representative

ET Student Rep My name is Lanny Nielson. I am the department representative for the Engineering Technology Department. My job is to be your voice, as a student, within the Engineering Technology department. If you have any issues pertaining to your academic pursuits or suggestions on how to improve your experience here at UVU, please let me know. I am here for you. You can reach me at