Heritage & Purpose
How to Join the AAPICU


Kerry Moustakas


Kim B. Clark, PhD

President, Brigham Young University-Idaho

Welcome to the website of the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAPICU). We hope you enjoy viewing the site and will consider membership in this fine organization, which helps college presidents stay abreast of the many changes in higher education. The AAPICU meetings are consistently at the top of my list. Please feel free to click on the links above for additional information.
                                                                                                                               -Kim B. Clark, President, AAPICU

About the President

Kim B. Clark became the 15th president of Brigham Young University–Idaho in August 2005. In April 2007, he was named a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

President Clark was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and raised in Spokane, Washington. After serving as a missionary for the Church in Germany, he married his wife Sue in 1971. President Clark earned a bachelor's, a master's, and a doctorate degree in economics from Harvard University.

In 1978 President Clark became a member of the faculty at the Harvard Business School and was named the dean of the school in 1995. He served in that capacity until he became president of BYU–Idaho in 2005.

President Clark and his wife Sue are the parents of seven children and the grandparents of eighteen grandchildren.