[James E. Talmage]
Talmage meets with President Wilford Woodruff who informs him that the Brethren want Talmage to succeed John R. Park as the President of the University of Utah. In addition, Woodruff informs Talmage of the Church's proposal to combine the Church's educational efforts with those of the state. In lieu of combining efforts with the University of Utah, and plans for the Church-sponsored 'Young University' would suspended.
[Chronology of the Life and Work of James E. Talmage, J. Trevor Antley, https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MJsHY83JZL_n6CjWq11y1trT_CVXMMXAx2uYOWAwn0c/edit#heading=h.2zfdaoa]