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)
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Contains files of the Deans and Directors. Includes records for Education week, leadership conferences, Travel Study, Home Study, evening classes, Special Courses and Conferences, community education, Salt Lake Center, and a brief history of the Division. Dated from 1921 to 2002.
Materials contain American Indian Services general records. Dated from 1983 to 1989.
Materials contain records on Guatemala, Mexico, Bolivia, enrichment files, program files, and other material on the Latin American program. Dated from 1970 to 1982.
Materials contain program records (material genres unspecified). Dated from 1974 to 1983.
Materials contain general files, and physical facility files on the California Center, Idaho/Ricks College, and Salt Lake Center. Dated from 1962 to 1986.
Materials contain major reports (annual, statistical, financial) and histories of the Extension Division, Adult Education and Extension Service and the Division of Continuing Education 1921 to 1977.
Materials contain administrative reports on self-studies, creative works, exterior studies, vacation and sick time, and accidents; also annual and division items, and other records. Dated from 1973 to 1992.
Contains the reports, surveys, and historical studies and histories of the Extension Division, Adult Education and Extension Service, and the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1921 from 1977.
Materials contain administrative files for the Salt Lake, California, Ogden, and Idaho centers. Dated from 1982 to 1989.
Materials contain administrative files, including student reports, tour reports, questionnaires, correspondence, financial papers, syllabi and other course materials, itineraries, and other records. Dated from 1965-1987.