May 31, 2013
Weber State U. Is Criticized for Naming Family Center for Mormon Official
To officials at Weber State University, naming a campus family center for Boyd K. Packer is an appropriate way to both honor an esteemed alumnus and bring attention and donations to a group of outreach programs that serve the local community. But to members of the Utah Democratic Party's gay and lesbian caucus, the decision is an affront at a time of great change in societal notions about what constitutes a family.
Mr. Packer, who met his wife, Donna, at Weber State in 1947 after