Dr. Clark G. Gilbert was formally installed as the 16th president of Brigham Young University-Idaho at inauguration ceremonies on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Gilbert began his service at BYU-Idaho in April 2015. He brings a range of academic and professional experiences to his assignment in Rexburg. Most recently, he served as the president and CEO of Deseret News Publishing Company and Deseret Digital Media in Salt Lake City.

He served previously as Assistant Vice President of Student Life, Managing Director of Student Activities and then as Associate Academic Vice President, overseeing online learning and the Pathway program. As a deeply committed teacher, Gilbert also had administrative responsibility for formalizing the implementation of BYU-Idaho's Learning Model.

Prior to coming to Rexburg, Gilbert was a professor of entrepreneurial management at Harvard Business School, where he taught and studied in the field of organizational innovation.

Gilbert graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in International Relations. He earned a master's degree in East Asian Studies from Stanford University and a doctorate degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Gilbert has served in multiple ecclesiastical roles, including most recently as a bishop and previously as a counselor in a stake presidency, counselor in a bishopric, Young Men president, gospel doctrine teacher and Scoutmaster.

He was born in California and raised in Arizona. After serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Japan Kobe Mission, he married Christine Calder. They are the parents of eight children.





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