Age: 56Where born: Provo

Family: Wife, Dorothy; one daughter (one son, deceased)

Education: Doctorate, Florida State University

Primary products: Education

Number of employees: 3,699 full-time and 439 part-time (non-student



First "real" job: Assistant professor of humanities at BYU.

Keys to success: Showing up!

One lesson I've learned in my work: Most people want to do what's right.

What I like about my line of work: Bright, articulate colleagues.

Leisure time and hobbies: Music (especially opera), art, architecture, literature - I do a fair amount of yard work, but that is not work.

Favorite book: Scriptures, Goethe's "Faust," Shakespeare's plays.

Favorite movie: Not sure, perhaps "A Man For All Seasons."