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For how long did Dr. Matthew S. Holland serve as president of Utah Valley University?

 

Dr. Holland was installed as president of Utah Valley University on June 1, 2009, and will serve through June 2018.

 

President Holland’s successor has been named. What is that person's background?

 

Astrid S. Tuminez is the Regional Director for Corporate, External and Legal Affairs in Southeast Asia for Microsoft. Previously, she was the Vice Dean of Research and Assistant Dean of Executive Education at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, where she trained over 2,000 government officials and private-sector professionals in leadership and organizational change. Her previous positions include senior consultant to the U.S. Institute of Peace, Director of Research at AIG Global Investment, and program officer at Carnegie Corporation of New York. She previously ran the Moscow office of the Harvard Project on Strengthening Democratic Institutions. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, a master’s degree from Harvard University, and a doctoral degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

When is President Tuminez's first day at UVU?

 

Dr. Tuminez will begin at UVU on September 17, 2018.