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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 published reports, 1952-1971

 Sub-Series — Box 33: Series 19 [Barcode: 31197233257895], Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 559 Series 19 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains reports, resource guides, and other publications produced by the College of Education.

Dates: 1952-1971

College of Education records, 1955-1961

 Series — Box 37: Series 23 [Barcode: 31197233257937]
Identifier: UA 559 Series 23
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes, correspondence, applications, and other materials produced by Asahel D. Woodruff during his term as dean.

Dates: 1955-1961

College of Education records, 1961-1968

 Sub-Series — Box 45: Series 29 [Barcode: 31197233257960]
Identifier: UA 559 Series 29 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative correspondence, memos, working materials, agreements, policy and procedures, and reports.

Dates: 1961-1968

College of Education records, 1946-1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 559 Series 29 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files produced by the college, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and surveys.

Dates: 1946-1972

College of Education records, 1973-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 559 Series 32
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files produced by the college, including correspondence, research, employment information, and files on graduate studies, job placement, partnership studies, scholarship, counseling and guidance, as well as a history of the College of Education.

Dates: 1973-1993

College of Education records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231012789]
Identifier: UA 385
Scope and Contents

Contains sixteen items, including a study of the college concerning its administration incuding faculty and students, correspondence concerning the study, and a preliminary report on the college's physical plant.

Dates: 1953

College of Education records

 File — Volume 1
Identifier: UA 17
Scope and Contents

Contains syllabus and supplementary material for a course concerning literature in elementary curriculum, 1926.

Dates: 1926

College of Education records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 822
Scope and Contents

Contains departmental records, financial records, and correspondence. The materials include annual reports, corporate minutes, course materials for student teachers, and budgets. Dated 1955-1982.

Dates: 1955-1982

College of Education records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 93
Scope and Contents

Contains examinations given to students from 1930 to 1959, including accounting, agricultural economics, chemistry, economics, English, educational psychology, speech, and history classes. 204 items.

Dates: 1930-1959

College of Education records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 559
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, minutes, reports, comparative graphic charts, booklets, manuals, studies, catalogues, student publications, policy statements, memoranda, bulletins, news clippings, and payroll schedules.

Dates: 1876-1997