OREM — Utah Valley University is starting out the new school year with a new associate vice president of institutional advancement.

Orem resident Art McKinlay will fill the post. His duties will include raising money for buildings and student scholarships.

"He's had tremendous success in fundraising over the last decade," said Vale Hale, vice president of Institutional Advancement. "We're excited to have his experience and leadership in that area here at UVU during this critical time in our history." McKinlay worked for LDS Philanthropies at Brigham Young University for 11 years and spent two years as the director for the Ira A. and Mary Lou Fulton Family Foundation. He also served as the president of America's Freedom Foundation.

McKinlay and his wife, Kathy Jo, have four children and two grandchildren.