Peterson, Stanley A.
- Existence: 1938-
Stanley A. Peterson (born 1938) was an educational administrator in Utah.
Stanley Arthur Peterson was born on April 20, 1938 in Sacramento, California to Oscar Henry Peterson and Bessie Viola Steinagel. He earned his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University in 1960, and then returned to California to earn a master's degree at California State University, Los Angeles in 1964. After graduation he worked for the Church Educational System at the University of Southern California before being recruited by Ernest L. Wilkinson to run the BYU-California Center. Two years later he moved to Utah to become the associate dean, and then dean of the university's Continuing Education Division.
In 1976, Peterson was appointed by Church Commission of Education Jeffrey R. Holland to serve as the associate commissioner for religious education, and elementary and secondary education. He served in this position until his retirement from the Church Educational System in 2001.
Citation:Brigham Young University Division of Continuing Education records, 1921-1988 (Stanley A. Peterson)
Religious Studies Center website, via WWW, Apr. 1, 2014 (Stanley A. Peterson; administrator of religious education and elementary and secondary education, Church Educational System; had been at the University of Southern California; recruited to BYU by Ernest Wilkinson; served as dean of continuing education for six years; moved to CES when Jeffrey Holland became commissioner of church education; released 2001)
Ancestry.com, via WWW, Apr. 1, 2014 (Stanley A. Peterson; b. Apr. 20, 1938)
Brigham Young High School website, via WWW, Apr. 1, 2014 (Stanley A. Peterson; graduated from BY High in 1955)
UPB files, Apr. 1, 2014 (Stanley A. Peterson; Stanley Arthur Peterson; b. in Sacramento, Calif.; parents: Oscar Henry Peterson and Bessie Viola Steinagel; m. Anna Marie Josephson Peterson, four children; bachelor's degree, Brigham Young University, 1960; master's degree, California State University, Los Angeles, 1964; worked two years as chairman of the BYU-California Center; served as a bishop in Calif. and at BYU)
Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:
Contains meeting minutes, correspondences, newsletters, films and filmstrips, financial reports, community education reports, and other records from when L. R. Lindeman was chairman of Audio Visual Center. Dated from 1949 to 1966.
Materials contain general program records. Dated from 1969 to 1978.
Materials contain administrative files, including literacy program proposals and reports, and Youth/Youth and Family program files. Dated from 1971 to 1989.
Materials contain administrative files on Seminary and Institute, different subsections and departments of CES, and other records. Dated from 1964 to 1989.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, film texts, slide presentations, outlines, and other records from when Kenneth Robbins was supervisor of the department. Dated from 1958 to 1977.
Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when R. Wayne Shute was chairman of Community Education. Dated from 1939 to 1968.
Materials contain administrative files, including program proposals, workshop and seminar information, course materials, lectures, project notes, and other records. Dated from 1969 to 1989.
Materials contain academic files by department, in no particular order. Includes credit and transfer requirements, questionnaires, course material, program files, bulletins, and other records. Dated from 1964 to 1989.
Materials contain annual administrative reports. Dated from 1984 to 2002.
Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when Phileon B. Robinson was assistand Dean of the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1958 to 1962.