Reyes, Dr. Kyle A.
Vice President of Student Affairs
SC 109
(801) 863-6158
Curriculum Vita
Last Updated: 5/21/19 -

Dr. Kyle A. Reyes currently serves as Vice President of Student Affairs at Utah Valley University.  For nearly four years before this new role, Dr. Reyes served as UVU’s Chief Diversity Officer and led the development and implementation of UVU’s nationally-recognized Strategic Inclusion plan comprised of nearly 40 initiatives focused on making UVU a more inclusive campus.  He has been at UVU for 15 years.

Dr. Reyes is also an Associate Professor of Education at UVU and has taught courses in Multicultural Education, Arts Integration, Foundations of Higher Education, and Family & Community Partnerships.  His research focuses on the conditions for student success among historically marginalized populations; Leadership for equity and access in education; and inclusion and diversity strategic planning.      

Kyle has consulted with, and presented to organizations in 23 states and Canada in various sectors including: K-12 education, higher education, business, community task forces, and faith groups.  He has given more than 500 presentations over the past 15 years on issues of diversity, inclusion, art, voice, identity, multiculturalism, and leadership.

Kyle serves on the Board of Directors for The United Way of Utah County and the national organization of Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education.  In 2015, Dr. Reyes was appointed to the Utah Governor’s Multicultural Commission and from 2012-2014, was elected by his peers statewide to co-chair the College Access Network for the Utah System of Higher Education. 

Dr. Reyes has received a number of awards including: UVU’s Board of Trustees Award; the Exemplary Educator for Diversity Award for the state of Utah from the National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME); and most recently, the top 50 Diversity Executives in the Nation from Diversity MBA Magazine.   

Kyle received his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy in 2012 from the University of Utah and was the recipient of the Elmo R. & Frances Bennion Morgan Fellowship.