Linda Makin

Linda Makin

Vice President - VP Planning/Budget/HR

Office: HF-210

Phone: 801-863-8457

Mailstop: 117

View VP Planning, Budget/Human Resources directory

Utah Valley University Seal.


As VP of Planning, Budget & Human Resources, Linda supervises the offices of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Accreditation Support, Budget, Institutional Research, Human Resources, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX, and Policy. She leads UVU's Planning Budgeting, and Assessment (PBA) process and serves as UVU's NWCCU accreditation liaison officer. Linda has over 39 years of higher education experience--all right here at Utah Valley University.

Linda has participated with and led numerous teams. Currently, she serves as co-chair for UVU's Women's Council, as UVU's ElevateHer liaison, as a peer evaluator for NWCCU, and as the PACE executive liaison. Linda represents UVU on USHE's Business Affairs Council, Budget Officers System Subcommittee, and as a mentor for Women's Leadership Exchange. Linda is engaged in and presents at professional associate conferences, such as the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), Association for Institutional Research (AIR), Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) and Association of College and University Policy Administrators (ACUPA).

A Lifelong Utahn, Linda is invested in the Utah Valley community currently serving as the chair of the Utah Community Credit Union Board of Directors and a member of the Utah Foundation Board of Trustees.

Linda and her husband, Mike, have been married 39 years. They have two daughters and two grandchildren. She loves to travel. Favorite destinations include Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Hawaii, Alaska, Paris, and London. Linda thinks it would be magical if her next job was at Walt Disney World as the Fairy Godmother.

M.P.A, Public Administration - Brigham Young University
B.S., Accounting - Utah Valley University