The plans to eliminate all current "student" units to form young single adult wards and stakes is an effort to increase accountability and foster activity for the 18-30 year-old demographic of the Church, leaders said.
"The Lord trusts you young people," Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve said during the meeting. "Your Heavenly Father loves you, as do all of the other leaders. ... Lock it in your minds and take the steps necessary to prepare yourselves."