Brigham Young University. Department of Government
- Existence: 1979 - 1982
The Department of Government (1979-1982) was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.
The Department of Government was formed in 1979 in a reorganization of the earlier Department of Political Science. The unit was responsible for student instruction in the areas of political science, public policy, and justice administration. In 1981 the department was moved from the College of Social Sciences to the newly formed College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. Then, in 1982 the department was again reorganized as the Department of Political Science.
The department chair was F. LaMond Tullis (1981-1982).
Citation:Conference papers (Brigham Young University. Dept. of Government). Midgley, Louis C. A critique of Mormon historians, 1981?: cover p. 1 (Brigham Young University. Department of Government)
BYU Organizational History Project website, via WWW, Oct. 30, 2014 (Department of Government; est. 1979 in reorganization of Department of Political Science; initially part of College of Social Sciences, moved to College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences in 1981; reorganized as Department of Political Science, 1982; provided instruction in political science, public policy, and justice administration; chair, F. LaMond Tullis (1981-1982))
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Contains faculty documents, an audit, and a faculty activity report.
Contains papers written by senior students. Papers cover a variety of topics related to political science including gun control, the federal judicial center, the Supreme Court, and equal rights. Dates range from 1979 to 1981.
Materials document that administrative activities of the Department of Political Science. They include correspondences, memos, and faculty meeting minutes about classes, faculty, and department expenses. Dates range from 1969 to 2007.
Consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, student papers, student files, syllabi, self-studies, and reports of the Department of Political Science about political science classes ans research, and administartive activities with the Department of Political Science from 1969 to 2007.
Materials document the various activities of the faculty of the Department of Political Science. They include reports generated by faculty members, exit polls from political surveys, and other related materials. Dates range from 1974 to 2006.
Contains papers written by students in a variety of political science classes. Topics covered include the Supreme Court, the Treaty of Versailles, justice, political violence, morality, school prayer, and public policy. Dates range from 1972 to 1983.
Materials are related to the graduate program of the Department of Political Science from 1975 to 2003. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.