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Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology dean records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5364

Scope and Contents

Contains a history, minutes, photographs, memorandums, slides, and forms from the dean's office of the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Includes information on college activities, curriculum, expenses, faculty, and students. Also includes information on the construction of the Clyde Building. Materials date from between 1953 and 2014.

Dates

  • 1953-2014

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 Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology dean records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

The College of Engineering Sciences and Technology (1973-1984) was an administrative unit at Brigham Young University.

The College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was established in 1973 when the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences split into the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The college continued in operation under its name until it was established as the College of Engineering and Technology in 1984. Between 1973 and 1984, the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was administered by deans Armin J. Hill and L. Douglas Smoot.

The College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was the administering body for the following departments: Chemical Engineering Science, Civil Engineering Science, Electrical Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering Science, Industrial Education, Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Administrative History

The College of Engineering and Technology (1984-2004) was an administrative unit at Brigham Young University.

The College of Engineering and Technology, previously the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology, was established in 1984 within Brigham Young University and continued under its name until it was established as the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology in 2004. Between 1984 and 2004, the college was administered by deans L. Douglas Smoot and Douglas M. Chabries.

The College of Engineering and Technology was the administering body for the following departments and school: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Education, Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Technology, Technology Education and Construction Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the School of Technology. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Administrative History

The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology (2004- ) is an administrative unit at Brigham Young University responsible for subordinate departments and instruction on their subjects.

The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology, previously the College of Engineering and Technology, was established in 2004 to honor Ira A. Fulton, a successful Arizona businessman, faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and generous philanthropist. Fulton and his wife, Mary Lou, donated to several engineering projects including the money for the college to buy an upgraded supercomputer which was the fastest at the time, and still available to all BYU students. Douglas M. Chabries was the dean of the college when renamed in 2004. Since then the college has been administered by Alan R. Parkinson (2005-2016) and Michael A. Jensen (2016- ).

The College of Engineering and Technology is the administering body for the following departments and school: Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and the School of Technology. The college is administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Extent

5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in 2007. Oversized folder transferred from College of Engineering and Technology Dean's Office in June 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; 2007. Transferred; College of Engineering and Technology Deans's Office; 2017.

Appraisal

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003). Administration (University Archives Collection Development Policy, October 2015)

Processing Information

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; 2007. Processed; Hayley Gorham, student manuscript processor; 2017. Processed; Blaise Myers, student manuscript processor; 2020.
Title
Register of Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology dean records
Status
Completed
Author
Sarah Flinders
Date
2014 January 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