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Brigham Young University. Dean of Women



  • Existence: 1969 - 1971

Administrative History

The Dean of Women (1969-1971) was an administrative office under the Dean of Students at Brigham Young University.

The office of Dean of Women was reestablished in 1969, replacing the existing position of Counselor for Women. The position was responsible for addressing women's issues on campus. Lucile O. Petty served in this position between 1969 and 1971, when the Dean of Students was reorganized as the Dean of Student Life with broader responsibilities.

Register to the records of the Dean of Women, 197-?: t.p.

Brigham Young University catalog of courses, 1968: p. 520 (Counselor for Women, Klea Worsley; under Dean of Students)

Brigham Young University catalog of courses, 1970: p. 530 (Dean of Women, Lucile O. Petty; under Dean of Students)

Brigham Young University bulletin general catalog, 1972: p. 547 (Dean of Students reorganized as Dean of Student Life, role of Dean of Women eliminated)

Deseret news, Aug. 23, 1996: DEATH: LUCILE OWEN PETTY (served as Dean of Women, 1968-1971)

Banyan, 1970: p. 36 (Lucile O. Petty, new Dean of Women; looked after special interests and problems of the fairer sex)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lillian C. Booth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2797
Scope and Contents

Contains one box of notecards previously owned by Booth. Notecards contain stories, jokes, speeches anecdotes, contacts, and other items. Arranged in order as found in original box.

Dates: approximately 1945-1968

Dean of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 572
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative documents of Lucile O. Petty, the Dean of Women at Brigham Young University 1969-1971. Includes correspondence with several administrative authorites regarding student women's issues. Some topics include dress standards, campus clubs, violations, and finances.

Dates: 1969-1971

Additional filters:

Colleges and Universities 1
Letters 1
Notes 1
Student Life 1