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Brigham Young University. College of Nursing

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1958-

Administrative History

The College of Nursing (1958-) is a college at Brigham Young University.

The School of Nursing was renamed the College of Nursing in 1958. The college existed under a humanistic approach to nursing, focusing on the intrinsic worth of the individual, his or her ability to function in an environment, to be interdependent, and to operate independently. The college first allowed students into the baccalaureate program with advanced standing beginning in the fall of 1966. The following individuals have served as deans of the college: L. Bernice Chapman (1959-1960), Beulah Ream Allen (1961-1965), Lennia Morrison (1966-1967), Elaine Murphy (1968-1971), Maxine J. Cope (1972-1980), Elaine D. Dyer (1980-1987), June Leifson (1987-1994), Sandra Rogers (1994-2000), Elaine S. Marshall (2000-2007), and Mary Williams (2007-).

In September of 1963, the associate degree in the College of Nursing was established, making it one of the few institutions in the country to offer an associate degree in conjunction with a four-year program. During the late 1960s, the college faculty made a change in the curriculum, requiring students to learn the separate role of nursing in correlation to the reaction of an individual to varied circumstances affecting him socially, emotionally, physically, mentally, and/or spiritually, which can be referred to as the nursing model. The previous method of study was known as the medical model, which had students study and practice nursing in relation to specific diseases.

Citation

Brigham Young University Organizational History Project website, viewed Jul. 29, 2011 (College of Nursing; established, 1958; previously the School of Nursing; humanistic approach to nursing, focusing on the intrinsic worth of the individual, his or her ability to function in an environment, to be interdependent, and to operate independently. The college first allowed students into the baccalaureate program with advanced standing beginning in the Fall of 1966; deans of the college: L. Bernice Chapman (1959-1960), Beulah Ream Allen (1961-1965), Lennia Morrison (1966-1967), Elaine Murphy (1968-1971), Maxine J. Cope (1972-1980), Elaine D. Dyer (1980-1987), June Leifson (1987-1994), Sandra Rogers (1994-2000), Elaine S. Marshall (2000-2007), and Mary Williams (2007- ); in September of 1963, the associate degree in the College of Nursing was established, making it one of the few institutions in the country to offer an associate degree in conjunction with a four-year program; during the late 1960s, the college faculty made a change in the curriculum, requiring students to learn the separate role of nursing in correlation to the reaction of an individual to varied circumstances affecting him socially, emotionally, physically, mentally, and/or spiritually, which can be referred to as the nursing model; previous method of study was known as the medical model, which had students study and practice nursing in relation to specific diseases)

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University department audio-visual materials, 1981-1995

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 940 Series 3 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Collection of videocassettes and film reels from various colleges and departments including nutrition, engineering and technology, nursing, humanities symposium, and agriculture. Dated 1981-1995.
Dates: 1981-1995

College of Nursing academic records, 1955-2006

 Series
Identifier: UA 1207 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains curricula and syllabi for courses offered in the College of Nursing, graduate student theses, student coursework, student and faculty publications, and academic resources concerning student life, examinations, and presentations, 1955-1998.
Dates: 1955-2006

College of Nursing academic resources, 1979-1998

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1207 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains academic resources, devotional records, papers, exams, self-assessments, class rolls, schedules, student handbooks, and case studies, 1979-1998.
Dates: 1979-1998

College of Nursing administrative records, 1971-2006

 Series
Identifier: UA 1207 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains administrative records including evaluation records and employment surveys, concerning the College of Nursing, and Restructuring Task Force records, 1971-2006.
Dates: 1971-2006

College of Nursing advisement records

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 5396
Overview Collection of files from the College of Nursing advisement center including or concerning class rolls, orientation, mobility, diagnostic tests, reports, correspondence, and screening forms.
Dates: 1981-1991

College of Nursing alumni surveys, 1986-2003

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1207 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains alumni surveys that record the level of education achieved by College of Nursing alumni, their opinions on the College and their subsequent employment positions, 1986-2003.
Dates: 1986-2003

College of Nursing budget records, 1984-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1207 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains budget records concerning expenditure in the College of Nursing, 1984-1989.
Dates: 1984-1989

College of Nursing course syllabi, 1981

 Series — Carton: 1, Volume: 1-4
Identifier: UA 5396 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains volumes of course syllabi for the College of Nursing. Materials date from 1981.
Dates: 1981

College of Nursing coursework, 1997

 Sub-Series — Carton: 20
Identifier: UA 1207 Series 4 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains papers, journal entries, home visit write-ups and other coursework produced in classes taken in the College of Nursing, 1997. These classes include Nursing 310, 382, 384, 420, 436, 450R, 490, 491/492, 557, 600, 603, 610, and 613.
Dates: 1997

College of Nursing curricula, 1979-1988

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1207 Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains basic, graduate, and continuing education curricula, 1979-1988.
Dates: 1979-1988