President Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and chair of the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees, will speak at the weekly BYU devotional Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.
President Monson became president of the Church on Feb. 3, 2008, having served as a member of the First Presidency since 1985. He became an apostle in 1963 and was a counselor to three Church presidents. He also served as president of the Canadian Mission and was a bishop and member of a stake presidency.
He graduated cum laude in business management from the University of Utah, and later earned an MBA from BYU. He had a distinguished career in publishing and printing, including a long association with the Deseret News.