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Holland, Jeffrey R., 1940-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1940-

Biographical History

Jeffrey Roy Holland (1940-) served as President of Brigham Young University from 1980 to 1989.

Jeffrey R. Holland was born in St. George, Utah. He served a mission to England from 1960 to 1962 before returning to St. George where he married his wife, Patricia Terry, whom he had courted prior to his mission. The two attended Dixie College, and later Brigham Young University. Holland graduated in 1966 with a master's degree in religious instruction. They are the parents of three children.

Employed by the Church Education System, the Hollands moved across the United States where Jeffery worked as a teacher, and later director of institute at the University of Washington, Seattle. Jeffery chose to pursue a doctoral degree at Yale University, and upon graduation in 1972, he returned to Utah were he contined to work with the CES as a teacher at the Salt Lake Institue. This was short lived as months later, he was called as the director of the church's new Melchizedek Priesthood MIA. He held this position for two years before being appointed the Dean of Religious Education at BYU in 1974. In 1976, Jeffery was named the Commissioner of Education for the Church of Jesus Chirst of Latter-day Saints. He held this position until his appointment as president of Brigham Young University in 1980.

Jeffery was instrumental in the establishment of Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies and the establishment of religious education at the heart of Brigham Young University.

Jeffery was released as President in 1989 after recieving a call to serve in the First Quorum of the Seventy. In 1994, he was called as a member of the Quoroum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Citation:
His However long and hard the road, 1985: CIP title page (Jeffrey R. Holland) publisher's information (Ph. D. in American studies, Yale Univ.; pres. of Brigham Young Univ.) data sheet (b. 1940)

Wikipedia, 18 October 2010 (Jeffrey Roy Holland, born December 3, 1940 ; president, Brigham Young University, 1980-1989; member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since June 32, 1994)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; born 1940; attended Dixie State College; attended Brigham Young University; married Patricia Terry; appointed Dean of Religious Education in 1974; named Commissioner of Education in 1976; appointed BYU President in 1980; instrumental in establishment of Jerusalem Center; released as President and called to First Quorum of the Seventy in 1989; called as an Apostle in 1994)

Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:

Office of the President executive assistant correspondence, 1976-1982

 Series
Identifier: UA 657 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

University and Presidential correspondence addressed by Dr. Rasmus, Rasmus correspondence to President Holland; sympathy, condolence, and congratulatory correspondence of President Holland, and Crackpot correspondence.

Dates: 1976-1982

Office of the President faculty records, 1985-1986

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1985-1986

Office of the President faculty records, 1986-1987

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1986-1987

Office of the President faculty records, 1987-1988

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1987-1988

Office of the President faculty records, 1988-1989

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1988-1989

Office of the President faculty records, 1980-1981

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1980-1981

Office of the President faculty records, 1981-1982

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1981-1982

Office of the President faculty records, 1982-1983

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1982-1983

Office of the President faculty records, 1983-1984

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1983-1984

Office of the President faculty records, 1984-1985

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains faculty records including correspondence, Faculty Advisory Council minutes, and records on the honors program and chairmanship. Also includes professional development reports, records of leave of absences, and information on the Distinguished Faculty Award and lecture. Contains President Holland's remarks to faculty members. Materials date from 1980-1989.

Dates: 1984-1985