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Utah Valley University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
800 W University Pkwy
Orem, Utah 84058
Phone
(801) 863-8000
Email address
admissions@uvu.edu
School Information
"UVU is an open-admission institution with a commitment to student success. We focus on teaching all students and providing them with real-world experiences." The university enrolls over 41,700 students, has 208 degree options, and has an average class size of 23 students. (Source: https://www.uvu.edu/whyuvu/)
General Information
Students took most of the initiative in UVU's anti-racist programming. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the university recently hosted a week of workshops, an "Afrofuturism" art installation, and a keynote speech. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • UVU offers DEI seminars and workshops.
Resources
  • In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the university recently hosted a week of workshops, an "Afrofuturism" art installation, and a keynote speech.
  • The university provided a library guide to anti-racism resources along with its "statement of purpose."
  • The university provides "Bias Educational Resources," including books, films, and podcasts.
Symbolic Actions
  • University Planning and Effectiveness announced its commitment to anti-racism efforts.
  • The "Inclusion Plan" for 2020-2024 was recently released. There are "four objectives, 10 goals, and 75 strategic actions" UVU wishes to implement over the next few years.
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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