Presidential Information

Buena Vista University's Board of Trustees has named Dr. Joshua D. Merchant as its new president, succeeding Frederick V. Moore, who is stepping down after 22 years. Merchant will assume the role of president on July 1, 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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