Keith Johnson, Deseret News archives
TAYLORSVILLE — Salt Lake Community College has named Gov. Gary Herbert and former LDS Church Presiding Bishop David Burton honorary doctorate recipients.
Herbert and Burton will be presented with their degrees at SLCC’s 2013 commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 9, at the Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive in West Valley City.
Herbert is Utah’s 17th governor. He first took the oath of office on Aug. 11, 2009. Prior to becoming the state’s chief executive, he served as lieutenant governor for five years.
Burton was called to be the presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in December 1995 and was sustained at general conference in April 1996.
Prior to church employment, he worked for Kennecott Copper Corporation and the Utah State Tax Commission. He has been active in community affairs and served on a number of corporate and charitable governing boards.
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