Message from the Associate Vice President of Student Success & Retention

Michelle KearnsMichelle Kearns
Associate Vice President of Student Success & Retention

We love Student Success in our title because that is what we are all about! The Student Success & Retention Division collaborates to remove barriers, streamline processes, create meaningful resources and programs, improve customer service, strengthen student communication, foster inclusion, promote global competence, and provide training and professional development opportunities on evidence-based best practices in student success.

Our programs include Orientation, I am First, Retention Mentors, the Latino Initiative, childcare, and many, many more designed to help students succeed while making the most of their university experience.

We are here to help!


Michelle Kearns

Associate Vice President of Student Success & Retention
Phone: (801) 863-8976
Office: LC 405j

Malinda Bird

Administrative Assistant
Phone: (801) 863-7395
Office: LC 405

Student Success & Retention Departments