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Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1238

Scope and Contents

Materials include information about the Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations graduate programs at Brigham Young University, school districts in Utah and minutes from meetings of school district boards and department faculty. Also included are self study reports, case studies, and convocation programs. Dates range from 1972 to 2010.

Dates

  • 1972-2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

The Department of Educational Leadership (1986-1997) of Brigham Young University had programs designed to prepare educational leaders for responsibilities in various educational institutions.

The programs administered within the department were designed to prepare educational leaders for private and public, lower and higher educational institutions; as well as providing preparation to receive the state administrative certification for leaders in public schools.

The Department of Educational Leadership was created in 1986 within the College of Education. The department was administered by a chairman who reported to the dean of the college. Chairmen included: F. Del Wasden (1986-1989) and Ivan Muse (1991-1997). The department was renamed Educational Leadership and Foundations in 1997 and placed within the David O. McKay School of Education.

Administrative History

The College of Education (1921-1997) oversaw various programs for future educators at Brigham Young University.

The College of Education, previously known as the School of Education, was created in 1921 from by the newly appointed President Harris. The organization was created to qualify students to be supervisors, elementary teachers, high school instructors, or high school principals under the Church and State school systems. The four main purposes were outlined as: (1) Preparing teachers for public and private schools. (2) Providing graduate programs for the preparation of school principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech/language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers. (3) Offering research-based graduate programs. (4) Researching educational processes and issues. Deans and acting deans of the College included John C. Swenson (1921-1924), L. John Nuttall (1924-1930), Amos N. Merrell (1930-1946), Asahel D. Woodruff (1955-1961), A. John Clarke (1961-1962), Antone K. Romney (1962-1970), Stephen L. Alley (1970-1974), Curtis N. Van Alfen (1974-1985), Ralph B. Smith (1985-1989), Dan W. Andersen (1989-1993), and Robert S. Patterson (1993-1997).

Administrative History

The Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations (1997- ) administers undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of Educational Leadership.

This Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations administers undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of Educational Leadership. This department offers a MEd, EdD, and PhD in Educational Leadership. No undergraduate degrees are offered.

The Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations was established in 1997 within the David O. McKay School of Education. The department operates under a chairman who reports to the dean of the school. Chairmen have included Ivan Muse (1997-1998), E. Vance Randall (1998-2006), A. LeGrand Richards (2006-2009), Sterling C. Hilton (2009-2016), and Pamela Hallam (2016- ).

Extent

25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

5 folders (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1238.xml

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in installments between 2006 and 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; January 2006.

Transferred; Records Management; May 2013.

Transferred; Records Management; March 2017.

Appraisal

BYU history (University Archives collection development policy V.B.i.1., February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Amanda Jo Lindell; January 2006.

Processed; Joseph Wiest; May 2013.

Processed; Elizabeth Kane; March 2017.
Title
Register of Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations records
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 August 3
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States