Another top administrative post has been filled at Utah Valley University.

Mohammed A. El-Saidi, an Egyptian-born statistician, started Friday as the school's vice president of academic administration.

El-Saidi has spent two decades in university teaching, research and administration.

His last job was as department head and assistant dean of assessment at Michigan's Ferris State University.

Meanwhile, UVU legal scholar Jill Jasperson has been named associate director of the Center for the Study of Ethics.