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University Communications DVDs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5612
Contains four DVDs produced in 2010 summarizing the history of Brigham Young University. The first video is Journey to Temple Hill: The Brigham Young University Story. It details the story of Karl G. Maesar and the creation of Brigham Young Academy, with input from President Cecil O. Samuelson, Gerald L. Lund, and other prominent members of the BYU community as well as students. The second video, entitled Spirit of the Y, introduces the University's core philsophies and programs. The collection contains two copies of each video.

Dates

  • 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 the University Communications DVDs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Administrative History

University Communications (1997- ) is a department of Brigham Young University, and is responsible for producing media resources.

University Communications was established in 1997. The department is responsible for the production of high-quality media resources, speaking directly to and supporting others who speak with the media as the University Spokesperson, providing advisement to the President, administration and campus executives, developing and managing the development of positive and effective relationships with members of the local, state and national media; handling conflict and crisis situations that could or do result in media attention; ensuring that the administration hears and understands what essential publics and the news media have to say about the university, as well as provide strategic planning for the administration and other university entities; coordinating media needs during major campus events; consultation on editorial matters for University Publications; handling of critical communication needs in the event of an emergency. Offices under University Communications include Campus News Manager, Web Communications, University Photography, Info and Media Relations, and Broadcast Media Production. University Communications also publishes Y News, the faculty newsletter.

University Communications was run by a director until 1997 when the position of Assistant to the President for University Communications was created. From 1997, University Communications reported to the President as well as the Advancement Vice-President. From 2000-2006, the Assistant to the President for University Communications was not on the president's council; in 2006, the position was readmitted to the President's Council. Currently University Communications reports dually to the President of Brigham Young University as well as to the Office of the Vice-President of Advancement.

Prior units include the Brigham Young University News Bureau (1952-1978) and the Brigham Young University Public Communications Department (1978-1997).

Arrangement

Maintained in original order.

Custodial History

Transferred from University Communications in July 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; University Communications; July 2012.

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Allyson Austin; July 2012.
Title
Register of University Communications DVDs
Author
Allyson Austin
Date
2012 July 9
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2013 November 11: Revised for DACS compliance and name authority work reviewed by Sarah Flinders; November 11, 2013.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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