Assuming Educational Leadership

With the foundation laid by his six predecessors, coupled with the growth of the Church, improved economic conditions, and the unusual support of President David O. McKay and the Board of Trustees, Ernest L. Wilkinson made his contribution by building, in terms of full-time students, the nation's largest private university.

Read more at BYU’s Office of the President.

Full Name: 
Ernest L. Wilkinson
Grad Year: 
BA 1921
BYU Office of the Presidents
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