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 comparative reports, budget requests, projections, and reports, samplings, Education Week evaluations and attendance reports, and correspondence. Dated from 1967 to 1971.
Materials contain manuscripts of lectures submitted for publication, with some correspondence. Dated from 1973 to 1974.
Materials contain Meeting minutes. Dated from 1959 to 1970.
Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1958 to 1969.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, charts, and other records. Dated from 1959 to 1966.
Materials contain meeting minutes, financial reports, statistics, policy and procedures, workshops, correspondences, and other material related to the Los Angeles Center. Dated from 1958 to 1974.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos. Dated from 1960 to 1964.
Materials contain files of the director of Off-Campus Courses and Conferences. Dated from 1950 to 1972.
Materials contain interdepartmental and general staff meeting minutes. Dated from 1958 to 1966.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1954 to 1972.