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Brigham Young University. College of Education

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1921 - 1996

Administrative History

The College of Education (1921-1996) oversaw various programs for future educators at Brigham Young University.

The College of Education, previously known as the School of Education, was created in 1921 from by the newly appointed President Harris. The organization was created to qualify students to be supervisors, elementary teachers, high school instructors, or high school principals under the Church and State school systems. The four main purposes were outlined as: (1) Preparing teachers for public and private schools; (2) Providing graduate programs for the preparation of school principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech/language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers; (3) Offering research-based graduate programs; and (4) Researching educational processes and issues. In 1996 the college was reorganized as the David O. McKay School of Education. Deans and acting deans of the College included John C. Swenson (1921-1924), L. John Nuttall (1924-1930), Amos N. Merrell (1930-1946), Asahel D. Woodruff (1955-1961), A. John Clarke (1961-1962), Antone K. Romney (1962-1970), Stephen L. Alley (1970-1974), Curtis N. Van Alfen (1974-1985), Ralph B. Smith (1985-1989), Dan W. Andersen (1989-1993), and Robert S. Patterson (1993-1997).

Citation:
nuc89-92225: Ramses II, c1985 (hdg. on UPB rept.: Brigham Young University. College of Education; usage: Brigham Young University/College of Education)

LC data base, 06-01-90 (hdg.: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. College of Education; usage: College of Education, Brigham Young University)

Phone call from BYU, David O. McKay School of Education, Dean's Office, June 29, 2004 (College of Education changed its name to the David O. McKay School of Education on Sept. 11, 1996)

BYU Organizational History, website viewed Oct. 10, 2012: College of Education (College of Education, School of Education. 1921, President Harris, supervisors, elementary teachers, high school instructors, or high school principals, Church and State school systems, purposes, preparing teachers, graduate programs for principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech/language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers, research-based graduate programs, educational processes, deans John C. Swenson (1921-1924), L. John Nuttall (1924-1930), Amos N. Merrell (1930-1946), Asahel D. Woodruff (1955-1961), A. John Clarke (1961-1962), Antone K. Romney (1962-1970), Stephen L. Alley (1970-1974), Curtis N. Van Alfen (1974-1985), Ralph B. Smith (1985-1989), Dan W. Andersen (1989-1993), Robert S. Patterson (1993-1997))

Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:

College of Education correspondence, 1976-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 822 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains departmental correspondence from 1976 to 1980.

Dates: 1976-1980

College of Education correspondence and other material, 1960-1972

 Sub-Series — Box 46: Series 29 [Barcode: 31197233258075]
Identifier: UA 559 Series 29 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative correspondence with the College of Education.

Dates: 1960-1972

College of Education curriculum records, 1968-1983

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 700 Series 7
Scope and Contents

Includes records of the curriculum records for undergraduate and graduate education including correspondence, council minutes, major listings, certification, and advisement. Materials date from 1968 to 1983.

Dates: 1968-1983

College of Education data processing print-outs, 1913-1962

 Sub-Series — Box 34: Series 20 [Barcode: 31197233257903], Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 559 Series 20 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains print-outs on graduates of the College of Education, degree statistics, and lists of graduates by department.

Dates: 1913-1962

College of Education dean correspondence, 1956-1957

 Series — Box 40: Series 26 [Barcode: 31197233258018]
Identifier: UA 559 Series 26
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Asahel Woodruff and Harvey L. Taylor.

Dates: 1956-1957

College of Education dean correspondence, 1954-1960

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 559 Series 27
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence produced by Reuben D. Law and Asahel D. Woodruff during their terms as dean. Includes correspondence with William F. Edwards, Earl C. Crockett, Ernest L. Wilkinson, and the Training School.

Dates: 1954-1960

College of Education dean records, 1953-1966

 Series — Box 13b: Series 11 [Barcode: 31197233257705]
Identifier: UA 559 Series 11
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files produced by Antone K. Romney, Asahel Woodruff, and Reuben D. Law during their service as dean, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and surveys.

Dates: 1953-1966

College of Education dean records, 1954-1967

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 559 Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files produced by Antone K. Romney and Asahel D. Woodruff during their service as dean, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and surveys.

Dates: 1954-1967

College of Education dean records, 1955-1965

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 559 Series 13
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files produced by Antone K. Romney during his service as dean, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and surveys.

Dates: Other: 1955-1965

College of Education dean records, 1955-1967

 Series — Box 20: Series 14 [Barcode: 31197233257770]
Identifier: UA 559 Series 14
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files produced by Antone K. Romney and Asahel D. Woodruff, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and surveys.

Dates: 1955-1967