Office of the Executive Vice President

Committed to student success by providing academic and instructional resources across the USU system.

Academic & Instructional Services is now the Office of the Executive Vice President
To better serve students and the USU community as a whole, Academic & Instructional Services is now the Office of the Executive Vice President. Learn more about the change in USU Today.

The Office of the Executive Vice President is committed to student success by working across the USU System—serving and supporting students, faculty, and staff wherever they are located—to advance USU’s capacity and reputation to build, deliver, and support academic excellence (teaching and learning), with a focus on quality, accessibility, and innovation. EVP supports a student’s journey, from their first point of contact with USU and forward, helping them achieve their higher education goals.


EVP staff are experts in their professional fields, assisting the university to achieve enrollment, student, and academic support success.

Robert Wagner, Ph.D
Executive Vice President

Enrollment Management Success

Student Achievement Collaborative

The Student Achievement Collaborative is a targetted effort to focus on the success of all students at Utah State University. A total of five Utah State University Offices make up this collaborative.

 Collaborative goals to help with students

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Provide Organizational & Shared Resources

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Develop Innovative Strategies

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Focus on Retention & Completion


System Success

Recruitment Collaborative

The Recruitment Collaborative is a joint effort by the Office of Admissions with Statewide Campuses and USU Online to unify recruitment efforts for prospective students. Resources include data, reports, CRM, guides, events, marketing, and more.

Recent News from EVP

Commencement 2022: A Return to Celebration

More than 7,000 degrees were conferred during Utah State University’s 135th Commencement ceremonies held from April 15-May 6 — the first commencements to be held in person in two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.