Utah Valley University releases salary of incoming president

(August Miller | Utah Valley University) Astrid Tuminez speaks to the audience after she was announced as the first women president of Utah Valley University at a press conference on the campus of Utah Valley University Friday April 20, 2018.

Orem • Utah Valley University’s first female president will start on Sept. 16, with an annual salary of just under $300,000.

The institution has released details to the Daily Herald about the position soon to be filled by Astrid Tuminez. She is leaving a job with Microsoft as regional director for corporate and legal affairs Southeast Asia to take the position in Orem.

The presidential position comes with a housing allowance of $21,300 a year, which Tuminez can use to rent the university-owned home where previous presidents have resided. The school will also pay for her car and moving compensation from Singapore.

She will replace Matthew Holland, who left to serve as a mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in North Carolina.