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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 admissions records, 1983-1984

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains correspondence on admissions namely with Admissions and Records and Dean Robert W.Spencer. Includes correspondence regarding commencement, scholarships, tuition, and financial aid. Materials date from 1980 to 1989.

Dates: 1983-1984

Office of the President admissions records, 1984-1985

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains correspondence on admissions namely with Admissions and Records and Dean Robert W.Spencer. Includes correspondence regarding commencement, scholarships, tuition, and financial aid. Materials date from 1980 to 1989.

Dates: 1984-1985

Office of the President admissions records, 1985-1986

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains correspondence on admissions namely with Admissions and Records and Dean Robert W.Spencer. Includes correspondence regarding commencement, scholarships, tuition, and financial aid. Materials date from 1980 to 1989.

Dates: 1985-1986

Office of the President admissions records, 1986-1987

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains correspondence on admissions namely with Admissions and Records and Dean Robert W.Spencer. Includes correspondence regarding commencement, scholarships, tuition, and financial aid. Materials date from 1980 to 1989.

Dates: 1986-1987

Office of the President calendars, 1974-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 19
Scope and Contents

Contains President Holland's personal calendars, planners, and appointment books spanning from 1974 to 1989. Planners contains reminders of various meetings and events, appointments, and personal notes.

Dates: 1974-1989

Office of the President correspondence, 1974-1989

 Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 21
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from the Office of the President, including both correspondence relating to the functioning of the office as well as Holland's personal correspondence. Materials date from 1980 to 1989.

Dates: 1974-1989

Office of the President correspondence, 1980-1989

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 21 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and memorandums from 1980 to 1989 from the Office of the President regarding the library and the Board of Trustees meetings, in addition to speaker invitations and contribution thank-you letters.

Dates: 1980-1989

Office of the President correspondence on admissions, 1980-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence on admissions namely with Admissions and Records and Dean Robert W.Spencer. Includes correspondence regarding commencement, scholarships, tuition, and financial aid. Materials date from 1980 to 1989.

Dates: 1980-1989

Office of the President correspondence with associations, 1980-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence with various associations relating to the functioning of the university, including the Council on Education, Alumni Association, Deseret News, American Red Cross, Intermountain Health Care, Key Bank of Utah, and American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges & Universities. Correspondence covers fundraising, alumni awards, and various conference proceedings. Also contains invitations to Holland from associations to become a member of various boards and...
Dates: 1980-1989

Office of the President correspondence with associations, 1980-1981

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains correspondence with various associations relating to the functioning of the university, including the Council on Education, Alumni Association, Deseret News, American Red Cross, Intermountain Health Care, Key Bank of Utah, and American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges & Universities. Correspondence covers fundraising, alumni awards, and various conference proceedings. Also contains invitations to Holland from associations to become a member of various boards and...
Dates: 1980-1981