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Julie Franklin

Student Life Vice President

Julie L. Franklin was appointed student life vice president August 1, 2019.

The student life vice president oversees BYU mission-focused student support services that help students meet the aims of a BYU education and become disciples of Jesus Christ. Specific areas of oversight include Campus Life, Enrollment Services, Student Development Services, Student Health Services, Residence Life, and the Title IX Office. 

Prior to her appointment, she served as the director of BYU Residence Life for 20 years. During her tenure in residence life, Franklin oversaw the renovations of Helaman Halls and led a comprehensive evaluation of the experiences of first-year students. The findings prompted the university to build the new Heritage Halls in 2016. Franklin has also collaborated with other areas within Student Life, from outreach efforts with Counseling and Psychological Services to accommodations with the Accessibility Center.

Franklin earned an MBA from BYU’s Marriott School of Business. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations, also from BYU.