UVU PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Linda Makin

Linda Makin

Vice President - VP Planning/Budget/HR

Office: HF-210

Phone: 801-863-8457

Mailstop: 117

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BIOGRAPHY

Linda's area of responsibility includes Institutional Effectiveness, Planning & Accreditation Support; Budget; Institutional Research; Human Resources; Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX; and Policy. She leads UVU's Planning Budget, & 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 UVU--which she shares with UVU students as a Graduate Faculty Professional Member in the School of Education.

Currently, Linda 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 and Budget Officers System Subcommittee. Linda participates in several professional associations--Society for College & University Planning (SCUP), Association for Institutional Research (AIR), Western Association of College & University Business Officers (WACUBO), and Association of College & University Policy Administrators (ACUPA).

A lifelong Utahn, Linda is invested in the Utah Valley community serving on the boards of Utah Community Credit Union, United Way of Utah County, and Utah Foundation Board.

Linda and her husband, Mike, have been married 40 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.

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