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BYU Emphasizes International Capacities

BYU’s commitment to international, interdisciplinary programs continues with the announcement of an international relations major—one that will combine the strengths of BYU’s existing international studies and international politics majors.

Students enrolled in the international studies and international politics majors, which closed March 1, 2002, will be able to finish their degrees under the previously established requirements.

Tech News

J. Kelly Flanagan, ’88, is the new vice president of information technology and chief information officer at BYU, replacing Eric L. Denna, ’84.

New Fire Marshal

Former El Paso Fire Department chief Glenn Johns is BYU’s new fire marshal.

Diverse Duo Leads Students

BYU’s first black student body president, Robert J. Foster, ’03, and his running mate/vice president Eisha Tengelsen, ’03, took office in April.

Freshman Support System

As part of BYU’s efforts to strengthen the freshman experience, Clark D. Webb, ’64, associate dean of General Education and Honors–Freshman Year, is now the coordinator of freshman-year initiatives and activities. Patricia B. Esplin, ’66, is now Freshman Academy director.