This Student and Administrative Services building was named for the twelfth president of the Church. During his administration Church membership reached 5 million, all worthy male members were granted the Priesthood, the First Quorum of the Seventy was reorganized for the first time since Joseph Smith's time, Church government was decentralization by the creation of Areas and Area Presidencies with General Authorities presiding in each area, Church meetings were consolidated to a three hour block on Sundays, and operating temples increased from 15 to 31.

Interesting Facts

  • A commissioned portrait of President Kimball by Ricks alumni Gregg Thorkelson of St. Anthony, Idaho, was unveiled at the dedication.