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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Materials contain Evening Class schedules and bulletins, and Evening School newsletter. Dated from 1950 to 1969.
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Materials contain administrative files, including budgets, reports, enrollment summaries, surveys, faculty loads, and other records. Dated from 1955 to 1970.
Materials contain a History of Evening Schools, 1965.
Materials contain records on tutorial training in Latin America, and genealogy in Spanish. Dated from 1972 to 1974.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence, memos, and other records. Dated from 1954 to 1965.
Materials contain administrative files, including catalogs, faculty information, exams, lessons, contracts, handbooks, policy and procedures, and other records. Dated from 1954 to 1970.