Presidential Information

In February 2017, Dr. Joshua D. Merchant has been named the 18th president of Buena Vista University by its Board of Trustees. Merchant assumed the role of President in June 2017.

A message from the Merchants

This Spring, Dr. Joshua Merchant and his wife, Carrie, visited campus to meet faculty, students, and residents of Storm Lake. See their message to the Buena Vista University community.

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News & Updates

Search Process Update
Search Process Update

A memo to the Buena Vista University community from Norm Nielsen, Chair of the Board of Trustees and Presidential Search Committee.

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Moore to Resign Following More than Two Decades as BVU President
Moore to Resign Following More than Two Decades as BVU President

Frederick V. Moore, president of Buena Vista University since 1995, will resign effective June 30, 2017. During his tenure, BVU has achieved several important milestones that have firmly established it as an innovative institution for a growing number of undergraduate students and adult learners.

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