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Become Zion through love and learning, President Worthen directs

August 26, 2018
Speaking to BYU faculty and staff, President Kevin J Worthen reflected on a prophecy from John Taylor and shared how to use learning to become more Zion-like.
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Fulfill the prophetic charge to be uniquely great, President Worthen encourages

August 28, 2017
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.

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Effective Communications and Seeking Truth, President and Sister Worthen Speak at Devotional

January 09, 2017
President Kevin J Worthen and Sister Peggy Worthen welcomed students back for the Winter semester at Tuesday's Devotional address in the Marriott Center.

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Let the Y Light You and Learn to Lead, President and Sister Worthen Speak at Devotional

September 06, 2016
President and Sister Worthen welcomed students back to campus for the Fall semester at the Devotional Tuesday in the Marriott Center. Sister Worthen shared several life-lessons about leadership. President Worthen followed, encouraging students to be influenced by the positive experiences they can have while at BYU.
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Find Ways to Increase Inspiring Learning In and Out of the Classroom, President Worthen Urges

August 22, 2016
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. 

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President Worthen calls for study of Title IX reporting processes and structure

April 17, 2016
The university president addresses concerns expressed about the reporting of sexual assaults to the Title IX Office.

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#BYUDevo: Pres and Sister Worthen on Building Relationships, One Wedding Cake Opportunity at a Time

January 04, 2016
President and Sister Worthen welcomed students back for Winter Semester at the Devotional Tuesday in the Marriott Center.

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From President Worthen: The Simple Pleasures of Christmas

December 15, 2015
One of my favorite Christmas traditions is selecting a new book to read to my family on Christmas Eve. This year's story is The Christmas Train, by President Monson. 

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Character Building and Attitude Focus of President and Sister Worthen's Devotional Addresses

September 07, 2015
President and Sister Worthen welcomed students, faculty and staff to the Fall 2015 Semester at the Devotional Tuesday. Each addressed small steps to focus our attitude and commitment on developing and improving our character.

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Learning and Lifting: President Worthen Shares Vision at University Conference

August 24, 2015
 When President Henry B. Eyring spoke at Inauguration last September, President Worthen gained three important insights.

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BYUDevo: President and Sister Worthen on goals and "how to fail successfully"

January 06, 2015
President Kevin J and Sister Peggy Worthen had the university devotional pulpit for the first time since President Worthen became BYU president last May. Their addresses focused on setting better goals and learning how to fail when we fall short of those goals.  

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From President Worthen: "A Brightly-Lighted Island of Happiness and Peace"

December 14, 2014
At this Christmas season, I wish I could personally wish each one of you and your families the best for the holiday season and into the New Year. 

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Inauguration of President Worthen: 'Go to the Mountains'

September 09, 2014
Tuesday’s Inauguration of Kevin J Worthen as the thirteenth president of BYU celebrated not only his installment as president, but also the life-changing educational experiences provided at BYU.

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Y News Insider: Four Things to Know about Kevin J Worthen's Inauguration

September 02, 2014
This week's special devotional, the Inauguration of Kevin J Worthen will mark the formal induction of President Worthen as the president of BYU and give the university community a chance to celebrate a milestone in BYU’s history. While the purpose of this ceremony is to look forward, Inauguration is filled with many traditions and meaningful symbols. 

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President Worthen to Faculty and Staff: Seek Inspiration from the Mission Statement

August 26, 2014
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.

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From University Research to Basketball Free Throws: Five Questions for President Worthen

August 26, 2014
President Kevin J Worthen followed up his University Conference General Session address with brief remarks during the Faculty Session later in the afternoon. 

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Inauguration of BYU President Kevin J Worthen to be September 9, 2014

July 15, 2014
Kevin J Worthen will be installed as BYU’s 13th president during a devotional assembly on Tuesday, September 9, at 11 a.m., in the Marriott Center.

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Committed to Education for Eternity: Q and A with President Worthen

April 30, 2014
Although no stranger to the BYU campus, when Kevin J Worthen arrives at work this morning things just might feel a bit different.

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