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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 1 Collection or Record:

Inside the Wilkinson era

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 871
Scope and Contents Interview by Heber G. Wolsey with Ben E. Lewis, Robert K. Thomas, Harvey Taylor, Sam Brewster, and Bruce L. Olsen concerning their personal experiences with Ernest L. Wilkinson. Wilkinson's resignation as president of Brigham Young University had beeen announced in March 1971, and the inteviews were recorded as a tribute to him.
Dates: 1971 May 25