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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah Valley State College President William Sederburg says his school will not become elitist as it makes the transition to become Utah Valley University. The school will be making the change in names on July 1st, 2008.
School officials have started making their plans for the upcoming year. Some of the goals is to reduce the college's ratio of adjunct faculty and preparing for new degrees -- such as a possible degree in biotechnology. The college plans to decrease the number of classes taught by adjunct faculty. It plans to hire 90 new people, 40 of whom will be new faculty.
Information from: Daily Herald
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