Brigham Young University. College of Physical Education
- Existence: 1960 - 1998
The College of Physical Education (1960-1998) was a department of Brigham Young University.
The College of Physical Education was formed at Brigham Young University in 1960 in a reorganization of the earlier College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics. The college was responsible for administering academic departments responsible for recreation management, physical and health education, and dance. It also administered intramural sports, and intercollegiate sports until 1975. In 1998 it was renamed the College of Health and Human Performance.
Citation:Intercollegiate Athletics annual reports, 2010-2011
BYU organizational history website, Oct. 26, 2011 (College of Physical Education; took name in 1960, previously known as College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics; responsible for administering academic departments responsible for recreation management, physical and health education, and dance; also administered intramural and intercollegiate sports until 1975; renamed the College of Health and Human Performance in 1998)
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Contains minutes, correspondence, articles, and papers from the College of Physical Education Dean’s Office during 1936 to 1973. Most of these materials originated during the tenure of Dean Milton F. Hartvigsen and pertain to athletic conferences, faculty, and departmental materials.
Contains copies of department histories, tracing the history of the college from its origins under Brigham Young Academy. Materials date from between 1972 and 1990. titled Making Mountains Out of Molehills: History of Extramural Sport, through 1990, A History of the College of Physical Education, 1875-1972, and A History of the Rocky Mountain, Skyline, and Western Athletic Conferences: 1909-1976. Dated 1875-1990.
Contains memoranda to faculty, including those to Dance Theatre faculty. Materials date from between 1980 and 1989.
Contains proposals by the college to establish a Doctor of Education major program in Physical Education. Materials date from between 1967 and 1968.
Contains minutes, correspondence, articles, programs, reports, and papers from the college. The materials pertain to the Dean, departments, and events of the college.
Contains memoranda, reports, histories, proposals, and other materials concerning the College of Physical Education. Materials date from between 1967 and 1993.
Contains self-study accreditation, audit, productivity, interim, and annual reports produced by the college. Materials date from between 1976 and 1993.
Contains correspondence, invoices, historical information, internal reviews, and other materials related to the administrative activities of the Department Dance. Dated 1954-2013.
Contains programs to various dance productions put on by the Department of Dance. Materials date between 1981 to 1997.
Contains meeting minutes, reports, surveys, reviews, memorada, correspondence, internal reviews, accreditation files, video recordings, and other material produced by the Department of Dance. Includes dance instructions for a wide variety of dances and files related to the Mutual Improvement Association. Materials date from between 1953 and 2012.