Brigham Young University. Intercollegiate Athletics
- Existence: 1955-
Intercollegiate Athletics (est. 1955) functions to coordinate and maintain Brigham Young University's athletic programs.
Intercollegiate Athletics was established in 1955 as part of the College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics. In 1960, Athletics was made part of the College of Physical Education. In 1975, it was incorporated into the overall structure of Brigham Young University. Administrative heads have included: Edwin R. Kimball (1957-1964), Floyd Millett (1964-1972), Stan Watts (1972-1975), Glen C. Tuckett (1975-1993), Clayne R. Jensen (1993), Rondo Fehlberg (1996-2000), Val Hale (2000-2005), and Thomas Holmoe (2005- ). Athletics is responsible for maintaining Brigham Young University's participation within its respective conferences as well as the National Collegiate Athletic Association. As an educative body, it is dedicated to the development of vital individual traits such as respect for authority and discipline, ability to direct and lead, understanding in social and moral aspects, ability for self-discipline, capacity to think and act under stress, and perseverance in overcoming barriers. The teams sponsored by Athletics include football, basketball, swimming, tennis, golf, and track.
Citation:Intercollegiate Athletics annual reports, 2010-2011 (BYU Athletics; BYU Athletics Department; Brigham Young University Athletics)
BYU organizational history website, Oct. 26, 2011 (Intercollegiate Athletics; Intercollegiate Athletic Department; Department of Intercollegiate Athletics; Brigham Young University Athletics; est. 1955 as part of College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics; continued as part of College of Physical Education in 1960; became independent division in 1975; responsible for maintaining university's participation within its respective conferences as well as the National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Brigham Young University directory, via WWW, Oct. 26, 2011 (Athletics; Intercollegiate Sports)
Brigham Young University 2011-2012 undergraduate catalog, via WWW, Oct. 26, 2011 (Intercollegiate Athletics; Athletic Department; BYU Athletics)
BYU Organizational History Project, website viewed 11 Oct 2011: Brigham Young University. Intercollegiate Athletics (1955, College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics; 1960 College of Physical Education; 1975 overall structure; Edwin R. Kimball (1957-1964) and Floyd Millett (1964-1972), Stan Watts (1972-1975), Glen C. Tuckett (1975-1993), Clayne R. Jensen (1993), Rondo Fehlberg (1996-2000), Val Hale (2000-2005), and Thomas Holmoe (2005- ); respective conferences, NCAA; educative body, vital individual traits, respect authority and discipline, direct and lead, social and moral aspects, ability for self-discipline, think and act under stress, perseverance; football, basketball, swimming, tennis, golf, and track)
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Contains correspondence, reports, and minutes of meetings concerning theological controversy, faculty appointments, student awards, finances, athletics, and maintenance of buildings, 1907-1922.
Contains records relating to the Brigham Young University athletics program, including football records, NCAA reporting forms and certification, conference records, policies and procedures, gender equity civil rights cases, academics for athletes, scholarships and fundraising, correspondence, and facility records, 1982-2005.
DVD recording of an original film of BYU men's basketball vs. Fordham University, Kactus Klassic, on December 7, 1985.
DVD recording of an original film of BYU football vs. Utah State University on October 30, 1993.
General items, and letters from his wife Sytha, Charles J. Hart, Harrison R. Merrill, and John A. Widtsoe.
Information on Timpanogos peak and hikes, address on BYU history, certificates, donor acknowledgements, Utah County Outdoor Association, minutes, by-laws, and correspondence, poetry, manuscripts for a biographical thesis and a practicum on Roberts.
Typewritten manuscripts on general history of BYU, and correspondence with individuals contributing information for the compilation.
Dr. Kerr's history of athletics at University of Utah involving athletic competition with BYU, and related correspondence.
Leadership material, "Syllabus for Stake Institutes in Teaching Training, Social Recreational Leadership, Charities and Relief Work Manual for Stake and Ward Social Committees," 1920 (From this concept came the BYU Leadership Weeks): also letter of explanation from Arthur L. Beeley to E.L. Roberts.