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President Kevin J Worthen speaks at the General Session of University Conference

BYU’s mission and destiny to become a great university through unique means should lead all who work and study at the university to continue forward with inspiring learning.

Elder David A. Bednar addresses BYU employees at the general session of University Conference

Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, urged employees to rely on the Holy Ghost and the spiritual gift of revelation.

Kevin J Worthen

President Kevin J Worthen tells BYU faculty and staff to focus on creating opportunities that both inspires students to learn and provides inspiration for more learning. 

Elder Kim B. Clark

“We need to educate more deeply and more powerfully than we have ever done before or than anyone has ever done,” said Elder Kim B. Clark, commissioner of the Church Educational System, to faculty and staff at BYU.

Brent W. Webb

“The product of the mind is our business. [However,] it is more the heart than the mind that defines us," said Academic VP Brent Webb, on success at BYU comes by being thoughtful and heartfelt.

 When President Henry B. Eyring spoke at Inauguration last September, President Worthen gained three important insights.

BYU Dining Services is making 2,500 white chocolate chip blueberry muffins that will be at your seat in the Marriott Center when you arrive for the University Conference General Session. 

Listen to BYU President Kevin J Worthen for any length of time and one thing becomes clear: our new university head is passionate about the BYU Mission Statement.

Many are familiar with the story of David O. McKay who, as a struggling missionary in Scotland, was inspired and forever changed when he came across the saying, “What e’re thou art act well thy part.”