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LDS Business College Announces New President

January 2017

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday that Dr. Bruce C. Kusch will become the 13th president of the 130-year-old LDS Business College. The announcement was made at the college’s weekly devotional in the Conference Center on Temple Square.

Bruce Kusch

"After prayerful consideration, the Board of Trustees has chosen an individual to serve as the new president of LDS Business College who will continue to build upon the solid foundation of this institution," said President Uchtdorf. 

The new president will replace J. Lawrence Richards, who has completed eight years as president and 15 years teaching at the college. Dr. Kusch is currently serving as the college’s chief academic officer, with responsibility for faculty and academic programs. He will assume his new responsibilities on April 17, 2017, with an inauguration later in the year.

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