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Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1981-

Administrative History

The College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (1981- ) is an academic college at Brigham Young University. The college is responsible for administering departments and institutes in the areas of social sciences and family life.

The College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences was established in 1981 in a merger of the College of Family Life with the College of Social Sciences. The college is responsible for administering associated academic departments and research institutes. College deans have included Martin B. Hickman (1981-1986), Stan L. Albrecht (1986-1989), Donovan E. Fleming (1989-1993), Clayne L. Pope (1993-2001), David B. Magleby (2001-2011), and Benjamin M. Ogles (2011-2021), and Laura Padilla-Walker (2021-).

Citation:
Jill Mulvay Derr papers, 1977-2007

Brigham Young University website, via WWW, Mar. 8, 2012 (College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences; FHSS)

BYU organizational history project, via WWW, Mar. 8, 2012: College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (est. 1981 in merger of College of Family Life with College of Social Sciences; administers the following units: American Heritage, Anthropology, Child Development and Family Relationships, Clothing and Textiles, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Home and Family Development, Home Economics Education, Home Economics, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Family Sciences, Political Science, School of Family Life. The college has also been the administering body for the following centers, institutes, and programs: Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Family and Community History Center, Center for Family and Community History, Comprehensive Clinic, Center for International and Area Studies, David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, Family Resource Management, the RELATE Institute, Family Living Center, Family Studies Program, Neuroscience Center, Family and Demographic Research Institute, and Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Church History; deans include Martin B. Hickman (1981-1986), Stan L. Albrecht (1986-1989), Donovan E. Fleming (1989-1993), Clayne L. Pope (1993-2001), David B. Magleby (2001-2011), and Benjamin M. Ogles (2011- ))

BYU organizational history project, via WWW, May 5, 2023: College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (Benjamin M. Ogles (2011-2021), and Laura Padilla-Walker (2021-)).

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences dean records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5535
Scope and Contents

Contains letters and records from the School of Social Work and self-study and self-assessment reports of the departments and schools within the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. Dated 1985 to 2009.

Dates: 1985-2009

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences dean records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1359
Scope and Contents

Contains files pertaining to the administration of the College. Includes reports from the various departments within the College. Materials date from between 1986 and 2002.

Dates: 1986-2002

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences dean records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 907
Scope and Contents

Contains information on faculty, staff awards, class schedules, associations, committees, reports, convocations, programs, courses, funds, research, equipment, and applications.

Dates: 1990-1991

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences dean records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1201
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence to the dean's office, files on different departments within the college, meeting minutes, information on college convocations and university commencements, and other information documenting the activities of the Dean's office.

Dates: 1979-1998

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences faculty files, 1952-1978

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 661 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains faculty files, and three magnetic tapes from the Rocky Mountain Assembly (panel discussion and lecture tapes).

Dates: 1952-1978

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences general files, 1961-1998

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 661 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and financial information.

Dates: 1961-1998

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences general files, 1941-1980

 Series
Identifier: UA 692 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains various business and special events files, including awards, commencements, internal reviews, department reports,family life events, personnel records, and scholarships. Dated 1941-1980.

Dates: 1941-1980

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences minutes, 1956-1980

 Series
Identifier: UA 692 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Contains minutes from various faculty and college meetings. Dated 1956-1980.

Dates: 1956-1980

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 661
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, annual reports for the college and departments, budget information, meeting minutes, faculty files, dean's files, and recordings.

Dates: 1952-1998

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 515
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes of college meetings, teaching and testing materials for human development and family relations classes, homemaking education, child development, marriage, and clothing and textiles classes, 1959-1964.

Dates: 1959-1964