Brigham Young University President Merrill J. Bateman and his wife, Marilyn, will address BYU students and faculty at a devotional Tuesday (Jan. 14) at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.
The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, Jan. 19, at 6 and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV, on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.
President Bateman was named the 11th president of BYU on Nov. 2, 1995, after teaching at the U.S. Air Force Academy and BYU. He has served as presiding bishop and president of the Asia North Area for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as many other church callings.
A Lehi, Utah native, President Bateman received his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Utah and his doctorate in the same subject from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Writer: Craig Kartchner