Gardner, Candice L
Director of Major Gifts - Student Affairs
BA 207
(801) 863-5352
(801) 226-5207
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Last Updated: 3/18/19 -

Candice Gardner is the Institutional Advancement Director for Student Affairs. Her role as part of the leadership team of Student Affairs is to help prioritize and find resources for a variety of programs and scholarships for the division. She is honored to connect with UVU alumni and community members who are interested in supporting UVU. She also works with board members from the community that volunteer their time on various UVU boards.  

From 2010-2018 she served as the executive assistant to President Matthew S. Holland and was the assistant to the vice president of Academic Affairs from 2009-2010. Prior to working for UVU she worked in the private sector in mortgage lending, capital funding, and construction management. 

Candice received her Master of Public Administration degree from the Marriott School of Business, Romney Institute at Brigham Young University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Utah Valley University. She has an amazingly supportive husband, Bruce, and four wonderful children.