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Thomas, Robert K. (Robert Kedzie), 1918-1998

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1918-1998

Biographical History

Robert K. Thomas (1918-1998) was a college professor and administrator in Utah. He started at Brigham Young University in 1951 as a faculty member of the English Department and Establishing Director of the Honors Program. In 1966 he was named Assistant Academic Vice-President to Earl C. Crocket, then Academic Vice President to Ernest L. Wilkinson a year later. He also served as a commissioner of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. In 1980, Dr. Thomas served as a special assistant to Jeffrey R. Holland until his retirement in 1983.

Citation

Robert K. Thomas papers, 1956-1989

Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Mar. 25, 2009 (Robert K. Thomas; Academic Vice-President of Brigham Young University, 1967)

Mormon Literature Database, Mar. 25, 2009 (Robert K. Thomas; Robert Kedzie Thomas; b. 1918)

Ancestry.com, viewed Mar. 25, 2009 (Robert K. Thomas; Robert Kedzie Thomas; b. July 22, 1918 in Sunnyside, Utah; d. Oct. 3, 1998 in Provo, Utah)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 687
Overview Collection of records and correspondence during the time of Robert K. Thomas in his position of Academic Vice President of Brigham Young University.
Dates: 1956-1989

Division of Continuing Education videotapes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1276
Abstract This collection contains videotapes of various conferences and lectures that were filmed by the Division of Continuing Education between the years of 1980 and 1988. The majority of the videotapes in this collection are of lectures given by Stephen R. Covey.
Dates: 1980-1988