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Brigham Young University. University Relations Division

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1964-1999

Administrative History

The University Relations Division (1964-1999) was in charge of all public relations concerns of Brigham Young University.

In addition to public relations concerns, the University Relations Division oversaw many organizations within campus that put the university's name out into the world. In 1999 the division was placed under the advisement of the Associated Advancement Vice President, Alumni and External Relations Executive Director. Directors of University Relations Division included Lester B. Whetten (1964-1966), Stephen R. Covey (1966-1969), Heber G. Wolsey (1969-1973), Bruce L. Olsen (1973-1983), George H. Bowie (1983-1985), Ronald G. Hyde (1985-1992), and George H. Bowie (1992-1999).

University Relations Division administers the university's relations with local and state government agencies, as well as with professional, religious, and civic organizations. It supervises all information relating to campus activities and programs. They also coordinated General Authority relations and ceremonial events, and co-chairs commencement ceremonies. Part of the University Relations Division was the Student Conduct Appeals Committee/Board, also called the University Relations Committee, from at least 1968-1970. This committee heard appeals from disciplinary action taken by the office of Student Special Services.

University Relations Division acted under the direction of a director. During Stephen R. Covey's term the position become an Assistant to the President. Covey, Heber G. Wolsey, and Ronald G. Hyde held the position as Assistant to the President.

Citation

BYU Organizational History Project, via WWW, viewed 6/19/2013; University Relations Divison page (University Relations Division; 1964-1999; in charge of all public relations concerns of Brigham Young University; in addition to public relations concerns, the University Relations Division oversaw many organizations within campus that put the university's name out into the world; in 1999 the division was placed under the advisement of the Associated Advancement Vice President, Alumni and External Relations Executive Director; directors of University Relations Division included Lester B. Whetten (1964-1966), Stephen R. Covey (1966-1969), Heber G. Wolsey (1969-1973), Bruce L. Olsen (1973-1983), George H. Bowie (1983-1985), Ronald G. Hyde (1985-1992), and George H. Bowie (1992-1999); University Relations Division administers the university's relations with local and state government agencies, as well as with professional, religious, and civic organizations; supervises all information relating to campus activities and programs; coordinated General Authority relations and ceremonial events, and co-chairs commencement ceremonies; part of the University Relations Division was the Student Conduct Appeals Committee/Board, also called the University Relations Committee, from at least 1968-1970; committee heard appeals from disciplinary action taken by the office of Student Special Services.University Relations Division acted under the direction of a director; during Stephen R. Covey's term the position become an Assistant to the President; Covey, Heber G. Wolsey and Ronald G. Hyde held the position as Assistant to the President)

Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 1996

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1073 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from 1996.
Dates: 1996

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 1996-1998

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1073 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 1996 and 1998.
Dates: 1996-1998

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 1998-1999

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1073 Series 2 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 1998 and 1999.
Dates: 1998-1999

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 1999-2000

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1073 Series 2 Sub-Series 5 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 1999 and 2000.
Dates: 1999-2000

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 1996-1997

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1073 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 1996 and 1997.
Dates: 1996-1997

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 2002-2003

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1073 Series 2 Sub-Series 8 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 2002 and 2003.
Dates: 2002-2003

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 2001-2002

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1073 Series 2 Sub-Series 7 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 2001 and 2002.
Dates: 2001-2002

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 2000-2001

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1073 Series 2 Sub-Series 6 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 2000 and 2001.
Dates: 2000-2001

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 1993-1994

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 925 Series 1 Sub-Series 5 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 1993 and 1994.
Dates: 1993-1994

Office of the President correspondence with University Relations Division, 1994-1995

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 925 Series 1 Sub-Series 6 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence on university outreach programs. Materials date from between 1994 and 1995.
Dates: 1994-1995