Utah Valley University's shared governance is achieved by campus-wide committees under the direction of executive administrators. The collaboration of faculty, staff and students assists in achieving the best outcome for the institution through innovative and strategic thinking by key University constituencies. These collaborative efforts contribute to the overall success of the university.

Governance

(S): Means there is a student representative on this committee.

Student Affairs

Academic Recruitment Marketing Committee

Coordination between University Marketing and Prospective Student Services for recruitment marketing campaign; identify recruitment marketing strategies for the institution.

Advisement Council

(S)
Monitors, assesses, and coordinates the work of all advising on campus; makes and recommends advisement policy to the President’s Council; and oversees advising and advisement activities at UVU.

Campus Appeals/Student Conduct Committee

(S)

Center for Global Intercultural Engagement Council (CGIE)

(S)
Promote cultural understanding, foster the development of global and multicultural experiences, and celebrate the unique and varied interests of our many constituents. The committee is charged to energetically pursue recommending activities and programs of its own conception and will also receive, from time to time, specific tasks to explore from Administration.

CLUSTER

Purpose of this committee is to coordinate across Enrollment Management, HSCE, Call Center, and Bursar. Review petitions, monitor policies & procedures, and identify areas for increased coordination.

Faculty Connections / Academic Experience

(S)
Faculty training and development and Freshman Reading Program.

First Generation Student Initiative

Collaborate to create programming and support for First-Generation students.

Graduate Council

(S)

Graduate Council Appeals Committee

General Student Fee Board

(S)

K-16 Counselor Conference

Facilitate a committee with representation from local school districts and UVU to plan an annual conference to improve the transition for students and increase networks between high school and college advisors/counselors.

K-16 Alliance

The UVU/MTECH K-16 Alliance exists to promote student success in school and life by establishing learning environments that are serious, inclusive, and engaged at every level. The alliance has established priorities that will work from kindergarten through college graduation to increase educational attainment in Utah County. UVU, MTECH, and the K-16 Alliance sponsor an annual Counselor Conference for regional high school and junior high school counselors, clinically based teacher education pilot programs, and STEM preparation initiatives. The Alliance is co-chaired by the presidents of Utah Valley University and MTECH and includes representatives of all regional K-12 school districts and several UVU offices.

Marketing/Recruitment Coordination Committee

(S)
Coordinates marketing and recruitment efforts with Prospective Student Services and other departments across campus.

Publications Committee

(S)
Selects the editor for UVU Review, tackles issues facing UVU Review.

Residency Appeals Committee

Scholarship Executive Committee

(S)
Meet two to three times per semester. Report scholarship activity. Discuss needs. Respond to action items.

Student Communications Committee

Reviews and approves requests to communicate with students through BRM.

Student Recruitment Coordination with Academics Committee

Purpose of this committee is to collaborate with Academics and Student Affairs to recruit academically prepared students to UVU through high school visits, tours and on campus events.

Student Retention Information Tracking System (SRITS)

Data and systems: Early Alert, Stoplight, Dashboard, surveys, and reports.

Student Success and Retention Committee (SSRC)

(S)
Retention and graduation initiatives with focus on FYE and underserved populations.

TAL Scholarship Committee

Mentor six students who have received scholarships from the Utah State Foster Care System. These students are high-risk students and need a lot of support to help them achieve academically

University Accessibility Committee (formerly ADA Committee)

(S)
The University Accessibility Committee deals with issues related to University functioning and the American's with Disabilities Act. They hear appeals of decisions by the ASD Director and ADA Coordinator. They serve to keep disability issues and solutions a part of the University experience.

UVUSA

(S)

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Council

Academic Calendar Committee

(S)

Academic Computing Committee

Academic Institutional Effectiveness Committee

The committee consists of a dean and a faculty member from each school. The committee's primary responsibilities are the coordination of department level assessment activities, including sharing best-practices and support for overcoming challenges. This also includes facilitating communication and training to each department on campus. The committee also helps to coordinate/advocate institution-wide assessment activities, such as Alumni surveys, the CAAP testing, etc. Institutional Research and Information is a vital part of these conversations as well.

Academic Standards Committee

(S)
Promote students’ academic success and to assist those experiencing academic difficulty. The work of the Academic Standards Office is to assist students in discovering and accessing the personal or college resources that will allow them to reach their full potential. When students fall below the grade point average standard of 2.0, the programs of the Academic Standards Office are intended to bring them back on course toward academic success and graduation.

Academic Support Committee

ATSC – Academic Technology Steering Committee

(S)
This committee meets monthly to review and recommend strategies and practices regarding all academic IT issues.

CAGAS Committee

Responsible for recommending and evaluating policies concerning admission, retention, graduation, and academic standards and for establishing some of the procedures to carry out such policies. It also serves as an appellate body regarding such policies and procedures. CAGAS is an advisory committee and makes recommendations to the SVPAA. Serve as an ex officio member of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.

Committee for the Use of Copyrighted Materials

Concurrent Enrollment Coordination Committee

This group meets on an as needed basis to discuss issues and concerns with high school concurrent enrollment in the areas of admission, registration, reporting, etc.

Course Fee Review Committee

(S)
Provides oversight for course/lab fees at the institution according to institutional policy. This includes preparing reports for school/college review, considering the need for proposed new and revised course/lab fees, and approving or disapproving related proposals.

Curriculum Preview Meeting

Review all curriculum before it goes before the University Curriculum Committee.

Faculty Development Committee

Handles faculty scholarship via the dissemination of financial assistance for travel and instructional development, facilitate the process of student evaluation of instructors, oversee the Faculty Excellence Awards process, and provide information to faculty on methods useful in improving classroom teaching and student / instructor relations.

General Education Committee/Administrative Support to Committee

(S)
To review and approve changes for the General Education requirements at UVU.

GI Committee

To approve and enforce the Global Intercultural Graduation Requirement

Graduate Council

(S)
The Graduate Council is responsible for oversight and support of UVU’s graduate programs. The Council, established under UVU Policy 655, “Graduate Faculty,” is responsible for standards and appointments to the graduate faculty and mentoring of new graduate faculty members, approval of new and revised graduate programs, periodic program review of graduate programs, and developing policies and procedures for graduate programs. A subcommittee of the council serves as an appeals committee for graduate student affairs. The Graduate Council is composed of one member of the graduate faculty from each school and college elected under the direction of the Faculty Senate, the Associate Vice President for Academic Programs, the Director of Graduate Studies (who chairs the council), and a graduate student representative.

Institutional Review Board

(S)
Reviews proposals of research involving human subjects. Authorizes and monitors human subject research on campus.

Math Initiative Committee

Coordinates various math success initiatives on campus; encourages and sponsors new initiatives and events that promote mathematical competence and appreciation; addresses issues related to student success in math; reviews related data to determine student needs and identify appropriate methods of support.

Outreach Coordination Council (OCC)

Collects and coordinates assets in the Customer Resources Management Tool. Implements strategy outlined by the SEC.

Re-envisioning the Undergraduate Experience

Re-evaluation Committee

Retention, Tenure, Promotion and Appeals Committee

Assist with organizing, scheduling, and conducting committees to hear tenure appeals, rank appeals, and grievances. Provide direction for committees organized to hear tenure appeals, rank appeals, and grievances. Serve on appeals committees when necessary. Serve as a member of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. Conduct a review of the tenure guidelines for all UVU academic departments every five years.

Scheduling Committee

Coordinates the development of the academic calendar including semester/term beginning and ending dates, study days, final exam schedule, breaks, and commencement; makes recommendations to the Academic Affairs Council and President’s Council for approval.

Service and Elections Committee

Attends Faculty Senate Executive Committee and Faculty Senate meetings. Manages the list of faculty names serving on Senate committees. Manages and holds annual elections for Senate Officers. Monitors Faculty Senate attendance.

Special Assignments & Investigations

Investigates areas of interest or concern to senate that does not fall into other established areas. Intentionally and directly solicits and fields questions and concerns from faculty members either anonymously or otherwise, providing a formal mechanism for all faculty of all levels to express their questions and concerns to the Faculty Senate.

Sponsored Programs Development Committee

Summer Semester Advisory Committee

To consider long-term strategies for summer semester, with focus on developing recommendations specifically related to extending UVU’s ability to accommodate future enrollment growth, maximize the use of institutional space, and offer a broad range of courses to help students complete their degrees more expeditiously.

Summer Transition Advisory Committee

To review the current Summer Bridge program and explore options for summer programming that support students’ transition to UVU. The primary focus is to assist incoming first year students in establishing a foundation for achievement.

Strategic Engagement Council (SEC)

Meets prior to Business Advisory Council.

Utah [Valley University Chapter of Utah] Women in Higher Education

The general purpose is to collect data that will be beneficial for us to lead efforts in the state toward getting more young women to enter college and to help women stay in school long enough to obtain college degrees.

UVU Global Advisory Board

The UVU Global Advisory Board provides guidance on the development and execution of International Outbound Programs (IOP), Domestic Multicultural Experiences (DME), as well as international exchanges at Utah Valley University. The role of the Advisory Board is to counsel, especially in the areas of faculty professional development, recruit students for intercultural educational opportunities, advance global engagement, and to enhance international perspectives at UVU. Each board member represents a specific academic area within the university, which encourages increased visibility and diversity in our international & multicultural programs and engaged experiences – both locally and abroad.

UVU Global Legal Advisory Review Board

The UVU Global Legal Advisory Review Board provides guidance on the development and execution of all international legal agreements established between UVU and a foreign academic institution. The role of the review board is to vet all programs, assess locations, and to provide guidance and counsel to academic units. All agreements are finalized and approved by the General Counsel and the Sr. Academic Vice President.

University Curriculum Committee

Responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective approval of curriculum as outlined in UVU Policy 605. Oversees course review outlined in UVU Policy and credit hour review outlined in UVU Policy 610. Leads the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) in preparing, disseminating and presenting guidance materials on curriculum procedures to faculty and the wider academic community through the Academic Affairs Council (AAC), Chairs Meeting, College Curriculum Committee (CCC) meetings as well as Faculty Senate.

Administration

Accreditation Leadership Team

Coordinate accreditation processes and practices; support self-evaluation and required NWCCU reports.

ADA Grievance Committee Hearing

Alumni Association

(S)
The UVU Alumni Association is a volunteer organization chartered under the Foundation Board, a Utah non-profit corporation. All officers and members of the board are elected and serve without financial remuneration. The board determines policy, reviews programs, provides feedback, suggestions and support to the university administration and directs the generated funds of the association. Major responsibilities of the Alumni Association include communications with alumni and students, supporting alumni awards and scholarships, and providing benefits to alumni such as the Alumni Card.

Audit Committee

The Board of Trustees Audit Committee, in fulfilling its role of assisting the full Board of Trustees in the Board’s oversight responsibilities for financial reporting processes, internal control, audit processes, and monitoring compliance with laws and regulations, shall obtain pertinent information, become knowledgeable, and provide advice and recommendations to the full Board of Trustees with regard to financial oversight of the institution. The Trustee Audit Committee is not vested with any decision making authority on behalf of the full Board of Trustees. It is not the purpose of the committee to manage public employees.

Banner Security Committee

This committee of Banner Stewards meets bi-monthly to discuss the security issues and needs in the Banner System. We make decisions concerning security and do testing of any updates or changes.

Banner Student Core Committee/Team (SCORE)

Purpose of this committee is to strengthen the relationship between Student Services departments and IT programming. The committee solves programming issues with the BANNER System.

Benefits Committee

Review and recommend to President’s Council benefits plans for the University employees.

Benefits (PACE)

Coordinates PACE General Board involvement in discussions and communications related to university benefits. Attends monthly and ad-hoc University Benefits Committee, as called by the Benefits Office. PACE President and President-Elect/Past President also attend University Benefits Committee. PACE has two votes on the University Benefits Committee.

Board of Regents

(S)
The Utah State Board of Regents is the governing body for the Utah System of Higher Education. The Utah Legislature grants it the power to control, manage, and supervise USHE. The Board’s major responsibilities include selecting and evaluating institutional presidents, setting policy, reviewing programs and degrees, approving institutional missions, and submitting a unified higher education budget request to the Governor and State Legislature.

Board of Trustees

(S)
The UVU Board of Trustees is the university’s governing board, holding fiduciary responsibility for the governance of the University. Under Regent Policy 220, the Board of Trustees advises the President and approves, disapproves, or makes recommendations concerning initiatives brought to it by the President; the actions of the Board of Trustees, as they affect institutional policies and operations, are limited to approval or disapproval of initiatives brought to them by the President. The Board of Trustees carries out its responsibilities through leadership in establishing and giving visibility to the mission of the University, establishing appropriate policies of governance and operation, assessing outcomes, and serving as advocates of the institution.

Business Intelligence Executive Team

UVU leverages, optimizes and coordinates its data, automation, software, hardware, and human resources to successfully support Business Intelligence. This committee has no faculty representation.

Business Intelligence Group

BI Project implementation and coordination aligned with established BI project priorities; identify emerging trends, tools, strategies and best practices; eliminate barriers; Assess projects (including recently deployed) against BI principles; recommend and implement improvements; establish protocol for user feedback; Identify ways to integrate users into project development, implementation, and assessment; identify business process changes that facilitate BI principles; and mentor and monitor progress of project teams.

Bylaws/Procedures (PACE)

Maintains PACE Bylaws and Procedures documents. Aids PACE Committees and Senators in updating committee procedures, and performs at least an annual review of all procedures. Makes and receives recommendations for changes to PACE Bylaws, and explains Bylaws changes to PACE membership at the annual PACE General Meeting. Ensures PACE Executive and General Boards follow Bylaws and Procedures in all activities.

Campus Events Committee

Meets monthly to coordinate major events across campus.

CISC - Campus Information Security Committee

Deals with Network and Data security for the University.

Commencement Committee

(S)
Oversees all logistical planning and implementation of Commencement and Convocations ceremonies and events.

Committee of Data Stewards

Community Advisory Council (CAC)

(S)
The Community Relations Council consists of a cross section of community members who have interaction with, ties to, or affinity with the University. Members represent government entities, educational leaders, neighbors, business, UVU faculty & staff, representatives of various demographic interest groups, and others from within UVU’s service region. The Council serves in an advisory capacity to UVU's administration, particularly regarding high-profile issues affecting the university. This committee meets three times per year.

Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT)

Computer Services Advisory Committee

Computing Policy Committee

Due Process Committee

EAMT - Enterprise Applications Management Team

Coordinate daily work on Banner.

Elections (PACE)

Promotes and coordinates annual PACE Elections process. Verifies eligibility and willingness of nominated individuals. Gathers and disperses candidate information to PACE members. Oversees voting and announces election results.

Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

(S)
Group tasked with the handling of emergency situation on the university’s campus. Campus Police will notify President through Police Chief. Depending on severity and scope of emergency, EOC will activate. If the President is unavailable, decision making will fall upon vice presidents. Decisions and internal and external message communication will proceed simultaneously as follows: No message, unless one of life and safety, will be sent without approval from the President or Policy Group. Communication updates via administration will continue throughout the duration of the emergency, with time of next notification indicated. Updates will be spaced to allow sufficient time for decisions to be made, taking into consideration impact on all areas of the university. EOC Staff will contact and inform, as necessary: UCAS, LDS Institute, satellite sites, or other appropriate entities. President/Policy Group will notify Commissioner of Higher Ed, Trustee Chair, and other appropriate entities.

Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee (EPAC)

(S)
Develop emergency management prevention and response plans and serve as an advisory body to the President regarding campus emergency planning.

Employee Issues Committee

Discuss employee issues campus wide and the process to resolve the issues ethically and legally.

Employee Recognition (PACE)

Promotes PACE programs for recognizing exemplary employees. In coordination with university leaders, and in accordance with university recognition policies and procedures, selects PACE Distinguished Employee Award recipients. Encourages peer recognition and selects recipients of Wolverine Sighting Awards. Coordinates with university divisions and departments to promote recognition programs and to provide meaningful awards to employees. Provides recommendations for programs to recognize great employees.

Enterprise Application Committee (EAC)

The management group for enterprise data and data systems, which includes all of the data stewards or their designee.

Events (PACE)

Coordinates and promotes involvement of PACE members with the university community and encourages social interaction between employees. Oversees various social events for employees annually. Encourages involvement of university employees in social and service opportunities.

Executive Infrastructure Planning Committee (EIP)

Infrastructure issues and needs are discussed in this meeting. Space and facility modification requests are placed on agendas for this meeting as well as the Space Committee agendas since the Space Committee meets once a month and some of these issues need to be resolved in a timely manner.

Finance Self-funded Insurance Committee

Monitor financial health of UVU’s self-funded benefits plans; make recommendations to Benefits Committee and President’s Council.

Foundation Board

(S)
The Utah Valley University Foundation is the duly established charitable, tax-exempt 501(c) (3) entity that accepts gifts, pledges and payments to benefit UVU. The Foundation serves as ambassadors for the University, manages the University’s investment funds, and works to raise funds for University priorities. Since 1981, it has contributed millions of dollars in support for UVU. This support includes funding for scholarships, curriculum development, and institutional support. The UVU Foundation operates in support of UVU’s current and future needs as a vital component in the community’s economic and educational engines. The Foundation is a forward-thinking philanthropic body supporting the vision of the University by contributing expertise, experience, dedication and financial resources.

Foundation Executive Committee (of the UVU Foundation Board)

The Executive Committee consists of the chair from each committee in the Foundation. Its purpose is to oversee and approve items from each committee that will go forward for the Foundation Board’s approval.

Foundation Investment Committee (of the UVU Foundation Board)

The purpose of the Investment Committee is the management of all foundation assets, considering the long- and short-term needs of the Foundation in carrying out its charitable purposes.

Foundation Engagement Committee (of the UVU Foundation Board)

In cooperation with UVU’s Division of Development & Alumni, plan, organize, and execute fundraising programs, including planned giving, annual fund, capital campaign, alumni giving programs, and other appropriate fundraising activities.

Foundation Audit Committee (of the UVU Foundation Board)

Reviews and accepts the foundation’s independent audit, evaluates and adopts processes and policies to support compliance with best practices in development and fund management, in accordance with applicable laws.

Gift-in-Kind Acceptance Committee

Reviews and approves acceptance of unique gifts-in-kind, and gifts-in-kind with a value about an established threshold (still to be determined); determines whether such GIKs should be held by UVU or UVUF; and reviews and advises the VP and Foundation CEO regarding other unique nuances of such gifts.

Gift Planning Advisory Board

This board provides professional development to the region’s financial and estate planners, advocates for UVU in the community, and advises the Foundation and the Division of Development and Alumni on trends and strategies in gift planning.

HR Advisory Committee

Formerly the Classification and Compensation Committee, this committee will provide an opportunity for all UVU divisions to provide feedback and achieve better communication on different levels.

HR Exchange

To exchange information, to get ideas and feedback as we develop programs, plans, policies and procedures for HR.

Infrastructure Committee

(S)

Integrated Marketing Committee

Coordinate Marketing endeavors (embedded and dedicated communication specialists) from across campus to ensure brand consistency and appropriate use, leverage central resources to help frontline campaigns, and ensure a better return on all investments of time and resources.

Investment Advisory Committee

IPC - IT Infrastructure Planning Committee

Coordinate all IT Infrastructure issue and strategic directions on campus

Issues Management Team

Coordinate internal/external messages pertaining to issues (crises, emergencies, etc.) among key campus entities (Legal, HR, Emergency Response, Public Relations, Student Life)

Job Slotting Committee

Legislative Affairs (PACE)

Promote and encourage PACE member involvement in the legislative process. Coordinate PACE legislative efforts with university legislative liaisons and efforts. Coordinate PACE legislative efforts with those of the Utah Higher Education Staff Association (UHESA).

Marketing & Communication (PACE)

Provides tools and guidance for communications from PACE and PACE Committees with PACE membership. Maintains PACE web and social networking sites. Makes recommendations to PACE Executive Board on communication best practices.

Microcomputer/Network Subcommittee

Mobile Deployment Committee

Coordinate all internal/external mobile devices for UVU.

National President’s Advisory Board (NPAB)

(S)
The National President’s Advisory Board (NPAB) provides external advice to the President in the leadership of the university. The NPAB meets twice a year to discuss strategic directions for UVU in the contexts of the Utah System of Higher Education and national higher education trends. It consists of 25 of the most well-respected people familiar with business and education in Utah and nationally.

Network, Infrastructure and Security Committee

Parking Committee

(S)
Review parking procedures and plan for future parking needs. Subcommittee also handles parking citation appeals as required.

Payment Card Oversight Committee (PCOC)

PBA Coordination Committee

Conduct annual assessment and quality improvement for PBA process; coordinate assessment, planning, and budget processes, systems, and timelines.

Policy Drafting Committee

Policy Review (PACE)

Coordinates PACE review of stage 2 policy drafts. Coordinates with University Policy Office related to the policy pipeline. Disperses policy drafts to PACE General Board for review. Gathers and compiles feedback from PACE General Board members and conducts a vote to accept feedback as PACE’s official comments. Submits official PACE comments to policy stewards and policy office.

Policy Subcommittee

The purpose of the policy sub-committee is to ensure policy drafts and revisions have detailed review prior to presentation to President’s Council for action, particularly as policies enter Stages 2, 3, and 4 of the policy process. Any member of President’s Council may attend policy subcommittee based on the individual member’s interest in the policies under review. Policy Subcommittee is chaired by Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs with regular attendance by Vice President of Planning, Budget, and Human Resources (serves as Chief Policy Officer), General Counsel, Policy Office Director, and Academic Affairs Policy Coordinator.

President’s Council

(S)
Presidential responsibilities are frequently exercised through President’s Council, a decision-making body that advises the President on topics of significant importance and plays a central role in the university’s policy process and fiscal management. The President’s Council is the final decision-making body of the administration before seeking approval for appropriate policies, requisitions, and budgets from the Board of Trustees. President’s Council is convened by the President and includes all vice Presidents; the Presidents of the Faculty Senate, PACE, and UVUSA; the General Counsel; Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, and the Associate Vice President for Human Resources.

President’s Executive Leadership Council (PELC)

(S)
The President’s Executive Leadership Council (PELC) was created as an advisory body consisting of the university’s second-tier leaders. The purpose of this council is to allow senior leadership of UVU to remain updated on institutional goals and progress; to create an environment for advisement to the president on current concerns, changes or other important issues coming to the president and the institution; and to serve as a think tank for UVU’s leadership to brainstorm ideas and solutions to the institution’s challenges. PELC is composed on the members of the President’s Council, the 14 associate vice presidents, and the deans of the eight schools and colleges.

Presidential Transition Committee

(S)
Oversee coordination and transition of university presidents. “The primary aim of this committee is to continue the momentum of the institution.”(Matthew S. Holland, Charge to Transition Committee, December 2017) The major goals and responsibilities of this committee are organized by the time before the departure of President Holland and the beginning of the incoming president’s tenure. The committee focus for the outgoing president is to provide a graceful exit while maintaining essential relationships with key individuals and groups, effectively communicate to all stakeholder groups’ ongoing status and honor the legacy of outgoing president. The goals for the incoming president are to celebrate the opportunity the institution has with a new administration, provide a smooth transition of relationship capital with key individuals and groups and plan for an efficient and thorough onboarding of new president to UVU culture and mission.

Professional Association of Campus Employees (PACE)

(S)
The Professional Association of Campus Employees (PACE) was organized in 1983 to represent the non-teaching employees of Utah Valley University. PACE provides membership to all full-time and part-time staff (excluding student employees, faculty and executives) of Utah Valley University. The Professional Association of Campus Employees works with an administrative liaison, appointed by the University President, who serves as a non-voting member of the PACE Executive Board. Our mission is all about helping our members have a better working environment and atmosphere. PACE helps its members by providing a unified voice to the administration in all areas that involve PACE members. Examples of such areas include compensation, benefits, leave, working conditions, hiring procedures, Summer University, staff grievances, performance evaluations, UVU policies and procedures, etc. PACE also sponsors programs and activities to promote employee recognition, professional development, and social interaction.

Professional Development (PACE)

Promotes Staff Education and Staff Development Fund programs to employees. Gathers and compiles requests for funding. Selects funding recipients according to policies and guidelines. Coordinates budgets for Staff Education and Staff Development, including check requests for funding recipients, according to policies and guidelines.

Risk Assessment Committee

Scholarship Ball Committee

President's Annual Scholarship Ball.

School Salary Committee

Self-funded Insurance Committee

Service & Scholarship (PACE)

Approves Service Leave requests by all employees according to university policy and guidelines. Compiles reports received about service performed by employees. Coordinates PACE service opportunities and projects. Coordinates with university scholarship offices on all details related to the PACE Scholarship program. Promotes PACE Scholarship to employees to solicit donations. Selects and recognizes scholarship recipients according to policies and guidelines.

Strategic Inclusion Executive Committee

(S)
UVU’s Strategic Inclusion Committee, comprised of faculty, staff, and students from across the campus, leads the charge in promoting a safer, more inclusive campus climate for all. The Strategic Inclusion Committee is chiefly responsible for coordinating the implementation of the UVU Strategic Inclusion Plan. This group has developed UVU’s Foundations of Inclusion workshops and the Champions of Inclusion Awards to promote and recognize inclusivity across campus.

Strategic Web Action Team

(S)
Sub-unit of University Communications Committee. Identifies areas of the web that need improvement; calls departments in to help them improve their web presence.

Sustainability Committee

(S)
Addresses campus sustainability issues: recycling, energy efficiency, transportation, waste reduction, renewable or lower-carbon energy, air quality, etc.

Technology Support Committee

Coordinate Technical support of desktop computers and end-user needs.

Title IX Coordination Committee

Assure effectiveness of Title IX training, education, and policy/procedures; clarify roles and responsibilities to ensure effective coordination and communication; monitor changes to laws/regulations and impact on UVU Title IX policies/processes.

Trustees Awards Committee

(S)
Coordinate with UVU Trustees to award annual recognition of faculty & staff at UVU.

University Communication Committee

(S)
Provide oversight of internal campus communication methods; oversee the web's content, look & feel; develop guidelines & procedures for the effective use of various communication tools, including the web; evaluate communication practices; identify & implement cutting edge communications plans, practices & technologies.

University Image Committee

(S)
The University Image Committee makes the UVU campuses more aesthetically pleasing, provides a better user experience, and finds creative enhancements and improvements to the visual experience of our campus communities. We are committed to creating continuity in our branding and messaging across all campuses, and to increasing safety and accessibility, by leveraging the resources, passion, and expertise of committed individuals on our campuses. The Image Committee is a subcommittee of the University Infrastructure Committee and supports its goals.

University Planning Advisory Committee

(S)
The University Planning Advisory Committee (UPAC) is established under the direction of the President and serves in an advisory capacity to the university leadership on planning and assessment. It is the primary university-level assessment organization. UPAC’s responsibilities include assessing mission fulfillment, identifying specific objectives for focused improvement, reviewing major institutional plans, and improving communication practices. The President, Senior Vice President, vice presidents, and faculty and staff representatives from across the university are members of the committee.

University’s Self-Funding Oversight Committee

UVU Design Collective

Coordinate Design endeavors from across campus to ensure brand consistency and appropriate use and leverage central resources to help frontline campaigns and projects.

UVU Parades

Coordinates UVU’s presence in local parades throughout the summer to market the university.

Vice President’s Council

The Vice-President’s Council is the senior administration of the university. It consists of the president, the Chief of Staff, Executive Communications support and the vice presidents. The Vice President’s Council is the President’s strategic advisory body. The Council explores matters that cross over vice-presidential portfolios and makes recommendations to the president on matters within his or her sole authority.

Wolverine Pride (PACE)

Promotes school pride among employees, especially staff, through activities, communication, and spirit building. Coordinates with students, faculty, departments, and administration to promote and enhance employee attendance at athletics, the arts, and other university sponsored events, provides leadership and support to the University Wolverine Pride Committee. Chairs the University Wolverine Price Executive Committee. To stay up to speed on current Wolverine Pride events, take the pledge at wolverinepride.uvu.edu

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Student Representation: Under the direction of the UVUSA Student Body President, students are appointed to sit on various campus committees for the academic year. These appointments ensure the university's goal of student success through this engaging high impact practice.


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