UPAC University Planning Advisory Committee


The University Planning Advisory Committee (UPAC) is established under the direction of the President and serves in an advisory capacity to the President and his Cabinet on planning matters. UPAC’s responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating accomplishment of the Core Themes Objectives and Administrative Imperatives Objectives through meaningful, assessable, and verifiable indicators.
  • Assessing and updating UVU’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOTs).
  • Assessing “whether UVU is achieving a minimum threshold of overall performance in fulfilling its mission” (UVU Year One Self-Evaluation Report for NWCCU).
  • Identifying specific Objectives-focused improvement.
  • Establishing communication practices to increase the dissemination of information from upper administration to the broader campus community and to offer opportunity for input by constituencies.
  • Reviewing new and revised major unit master plans (including facilities and academic affairs).
  • Providing feedback for the Planning, Budgeting, and Assessment (PBA) process.
  • Aligning UVU planning efforts with USHE initiatives.

Additionally, the President may identify other specific planning activities for UPAC.


Committee Members

UPAC Sessions

UPAC Schedule

September 24, 2015

October 8, 2015

October 22, 2015

November 5, 2015

November 19, 2015

December 10, 2015

January 21, 2016

February 11, 2016

February 25, 2016

March 10, 2016

March 24, 2016

April 14, 2016

April 21, 2016