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Henry Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announces the the appointment of Kevin Worthen as the 13th president of Brigham Young University, during a devotional at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Worthen will take over for President Cecil O. Samuelsen, a former professor, dean and vice president who was named to BYU's top post in 2003. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Kevin Worthen, the newly-appointed president of Brigham Young University, embraces outgoing president Cecil Samuelson, foreground, after a devotional at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Kevin Worthen, the newly-appointed president of Brigham Young University, speaks during a news conference after he as introduced Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Provo, Utah. Worthen will take over for President Cecil O. Samuelsen, a former professor, dean and vice president who was named to BYU's top post in 2003. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Kevin Worthen, the newly appointed president of Brigham Young University, hugs Sharon Samuelson, the wife of the outgoing President Dr. Cecil Samuelson, after Worthen was introduced at a devotional at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Henry Eyring, center right, First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, right, shakes the hand Dr. Cecil Samuelson, the outgoing president of Brigham Young University, after a devotional at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Eyring introduced Kevin J. Worthen Worthen as the university's new president at the devotional. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Kevin Worthen, the newly-appointed president of Brigham Young University, speaks during a news conference after he as introduced Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Provo, Utah. Worthen will take over for President Cecil O. Samuelsen, a former professor, dean and vice president who was named to BYU's top post in 2003. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Henry Eyring, foreground, First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, embraces Kevin Worthen, the newly-appointed president of Brigham Young University, after a devotional at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Worthen will take over for President Cecil O. Samuelsen, a former professor, dean and vice president who was named to BYU's top post in 2003. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Henry Eyring, center right, First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, right, shakes the hand of Kevin Worthen, the newly-appointed president of Brigham Young University, after a devotional at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Worthen will take over for President Cecil O. Samuelsen, a former professor, dean and vice president who was named to BYU's top post in 2003. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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Kevin Worthen, the newly-appointed president of Brigham Young University, speaks during a news conference after he as introduced Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Provo, Utah. Worthen will take over for President Cecil O. Samuelsen, a former professor, dean and vice president who was named to BYU's top post in 2003. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

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In this photo provided by Brigham Young University, Kevin Worthen, the newly-appointed president of Brigham Young University, speaks during a news conference after he as introduced Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Provo, Utah. Worthen will take over for President Cecil O. Samuelsen, a former professor, dean and vice president who was named to BYU's top post in 2003 (AP Photo/Brigham Young University, Jaren Wilkey)