Academic Vice President

Education and Academic Profession

Kelly Burgener serves as the Academic Vice President. He has worked in many positions at Brigham Young University-Idaho, including Associate Vice President for Instruction, Dean of the College of Performing and Visual Arts, Chair of the Department of Art, and director of Graphic Services. Kelly has taught as a professor of graphic design in the Art Department since 1990. Kelly's educational background includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Utah State University in Logan, Utah.


  • Academic department leadership
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Degrees and majors
  • Degree offerings
  • Faculty mentoring and advising
  • Learning and teaching development
  • University Accreditation 
Participates in:
  • President's Council
  • University Council
  • Academic Council
  • Academic Leadership Council
  • Deans' Council

Other Professional Work

In non-academic settings, Kelly has worked as a designer for Pedersen & Gesk in Minneapolis, Minnesota where clients included Campbell's Foods, Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, Hillshire Farms, Sara Lee, and ConAgra Foods.