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2018 Legislative Session Summary

 

UVU 2018 Legislative Priorities

Capital Facility Priority

Woodbury School of Business (Total estimated cost $71M)

  • UVU has raised $10M
  • 180,000 sq. ft. building to develop Utah’s future workforce
  • Largest business school with over 5,300 students
  • Least square footage of classroom space per student in USHE
  • 2 for 1 — Repurpose existing businesses building to general classrooms and faculty office space

BUDGET PRIORITIES

COMPENSATION (USHE $29.9M/UVU $4.2M)

  • 2% performance-based compensation
  • 8% health premium increases

STUDENT GROWTH AND CAPACITY (USHE $15.9M/UVU $5.1M)

  • Expand capacity in critical courses and programs
  • Information, classroom, and data technologie
  • Innovative course delivery
  • Business and student services support

COMPLETION (USHE $7.9M/UVU $1.3M)

  • Reducing barriers to completion
  • Student analytics and guided pathways

WORKFORCE (USHE $15.8M/UVU $1.5M)

  • Nursing, health, and wellness
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Engineering, Science, and Aviation
  • Business, Hospitality, and Tourism

 

 2018 fact sheet

 

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