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The development of UVU's retention and graduation initiatives requires the cooperation of many campus entities. Several committees and task forces work through data, systems and research to develop programs that address the needs of students with vastly varying degrees of college preparedness and backgrounds. Below is a representation of the primary committee structure.

First-Year Experience & Student Retention Steering:

Michelle Kearns (SAAVP SSR), Marcy Glassford (Director, FYESR), Forrest Williams (Dean, UC)

Faculty Connections & Academic Experience (FC&AE):

  1. Marcy Glassford (Chair, FYESR)
  2. Michelle Kearns (AAVPSA SSR)
  3. Martha Wilson (FYESR)
  4. Tara Ivie (FYESR)
  5. Basil Hamdan (T&C)
  6. Benjamin Johnson (UC)
  7. Merrill Halling (CSH)
  8. Lara Beene (SOA)
  9. Kevin McCarthy (CAPS)
  10. Lydia Kerr (CHSS)
  11. Russ Johnson (WB)
  12. Bryan Waite (CGIE)
  13. Max Aeschbacher (UC)
  14. McKell Wall (UVUSA)

Non-Traditional Student Task Force

  1. Marcy Glassford (Chair, FYESR)
  2. Grant Flygare (Student Involvement)
  3. Janet Colvin (CHSS) (IRI)
  4. Michelle Kearns (AAVPSA SSR)
  5. Tiffany Evans (Academic Affairs)
  6. Lais Rodriguez (PSS)
  7. Leslie Baker(Library)
  8. Marie Squyres (Student Life)
  9. Marinda Ashman(UC)
  10. Noemy Medina(FYESR)
  11. Talitha Hudgins (UC)
  12. Sam Cardenas (Extended Studies)

First Generation Student Initiative

  1. Marcy Glassford (Chair, FYESR)
  2. Garrett Nagaishi (Co-Chair, FYESR)
  3. Kyle Reyes (Secondary Ed.)
  4. Liz Andrus (SCUP)
  5. Keith Jensen (TRIO)
  6. Anni Garcia (GEAR-Up)
  7. Axel Ramirez (Education)
  8. Barney Nye (MCC)
  9. Tia Nero (FYESR)
  10. Marie Squyres (Student Life)
  11. David Petrucci (S&H)
  12. Elena Garcia (UC)
  13. Evelyn Ho-Wisniewski(IRI)
  14. Hank McIntire (CHSS)
  15. Karen Merrick (OTL)
  16. Kris Coles (PSS)
  17. Lais Rodriguez (PSS)
  18. Lara Beene (SOA)
  19. Martha Wilson (FYESR)
  20. Matt North (T&C)
  21. Michelle Kearns (AAVPSA SSR)
  22. Ryan Law (WSB)
  23. Tiffany Evans (Academic Affairs)
  24. Angela Ward (IRI)
  25. Tom Sturtevant (CAPS)
  26. Zac Taylor (T&C)

Student Retention Information Tracking System

  1. Michelle Kearns (Co-Chair, AAVPSA,SSR)
  2. Marcy Glassford (Co-Chair, FYESR)
  3. Tara Ivie (FYESR)
  4. Geoff Matthews (IRI)
  5. Tim Stanley(IRI)
  6. Evelyn Ho-Wisniewski(IRI)
  7. Jeff Johnson(IRI)