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:
Materials contain administrative files, meeting minutes, reports, correspondences, and other records when Stanly A. Peterson was the dean of the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1963 to 1973.
Materials contain files on fees and honoraria, federal funds, overhead, salaries, contracts and grants, tuition, audits, and other records. Dated from 1965 to 1988.
Materials contain correspondence of specific individuals, as well as of various unpspecified chairmen, boards, and other records. Also financial correspondence, Salt Lake Center and Washington Seminar items, and other records. Dated from 1969 to 1988.
Materials contain administrative files such as literacy program proposals and reports, information on workshops, lectures, and other general program records. Dated from 1969 to 1989.
Materials contain general administrative files, including handbooks, research, curricula, programs, course catalogs, and other records. Dated from 1960 to 1989.
Materials contain invitations, National University Continuing Education Association records, and South, East, and North records. Dated from 1982 to 1989.
Materials contain committee files and meeting minutes, filed by department or committee in no particular order. Dated from 1971 to 1987.
Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, lists, procedures, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1963 to 1972.
Materials contain administrative records, including faculty and personnel information, employee orientation, faculty loads and approvals, job descriptions, and other records. Dated from 1968 to 1985.
Materials contain administrative files, American Indian Services general records, Continuing Education communique records, invitations, annual reports, and other records. Dated from 1982 to 2002.