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Two Challenges Facing Brigham Young University as a Religiously Affiliated University

Author Kevin J Worthen,

On March 28, 2015, Brigham Young University president Kevin J Worthen addressed the annual meeting of the BYU Studies Academy about the challenges BYU faces as a religiously affiliated university in an increasingly secular world. After discussing what a religiously affiliated university is and how these institutions are becoming increasingly rare, President Worthen focused primarily on two challenges: the burdens created by outside regulation and the pressure for faculty to research and publish in a way that may distract them from their primary responsibility to the students and to the mission of the university.