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Brigham Young University--Hawaii Campus



  • Existence: 1974 - 2003

Administrative History

Brigham Young University--Hawaii Campus (1974-2003) was a university sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Laie, Hawaii. In May 2003, the university official took the name Brigham Young University--Hawaii.

In 1974, President Spencer W. Kimball of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints publicly announced that Church College of Hawaii would become Brigham Young University–-Hawaii Campus. During this period, the president of the Hawaii Campus reported to the Brigham Young University administration in Provo, Utah. In 2003, the university began reporting directly to the Church Board of Trustees, and officially took the name Brigham Young University--Hawaii.

Presidents of Brigham Young University--Hawaii Campus included Dan W. Anderson (1974-1980); J. Elliot Cameron (1980-1986); Alton L. Wade (1986-1994); and Eric B. Shumway (1994-2003).

Data from CINE for The Aloha experiment [MP] 1978 (subj.) (Brigham Young University-Hawaii Campus)

Its General catalog, 1977/78: p. 2, etc. (Brigham Young University-Hawaii Campus; located, Laie, Oahu; estab. 1955 as Church College of Hawaii by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; affiliated with Brigham Young University in 1974) p. 6 (effective 9/1/74 renamed Hawaii Campus of Brigham Young University)

Its Alumni directory, 2004: t.p. (BYU--Hawaii) p. iv (Brigham Young University--Hawaii) p. viii (BYUH)

TESL reporter, winter 1980: t.p. verso (Brigham Young University-Hawaii Campus; BYU--HC), Sept. 23, 2011 (Brigham Young University--Hawaii; reported to Brigham Young University, 1955-2004; currently reports to the Church Educational System’s Board of Trustees)

BYU Hawaii website, viewed Sep. 9, 2011 (Brigham Young University Hawaii; Laie, Hawaii; First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; establishment of a college in Hawaii in July 1954; In 1955, the two-year Church College of Hawaii (CHH) classes begin in war surplus buildings with 153 students and 20 faculty/administrators; In February 1961, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges grants full four-year accreditation to CCH; President Spencer W. Kimball of the LDS Church publicly announces that CCH would become Brigham Young University–Hawaii Campus; In 2003, the university administration started reporting directly to the church Board of Trustees, instead of BYU in Provo; In November 2008, the Church Educational System Board of Trustees approves Brigham Young University–Hawaii President's Council's recommendation to reorganize the school's previous academic divisions into the College of Language, Culture & Arts; College of Math & Sciences; College of Business, Computing & Government; and College of Human Development; Presidents of the Church College of Hawaii and Brigham Young University Hawaii: Dr. Reuben D. Law (1955-1959); Dr. Richard T. Wootton (1959-1964); Dr. Owen J. Cook (1964-1972); Dr. Stephen L. Brower (1972-1974); Dr. Dan W. Anderson (1974-1980); Dr. J. Elliot Cameron (1980-1986); Dr. Alton L. Wade (1986-1994); Eric B. Shumway (1994-2007); and Dr. Steven C. Wheelwright (2007-))

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

Academic Computer Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UAH 27
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes, correspondence, administrative structure, policies, and committee reports generated by the Academic Computing Committee between 1977 and 1984.

Dates: 1977-1984

Academic Planning Council records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UAH 24
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, proposals, reports, and other materials generated by the Academic Council of the Church College of Hawaii between 1969 and 1974, and of Brigham Young University-Hawaii between 1974 and 1999.

Dates: 1969-1999

Academic Standards Committee records

Identifier: UAH 34
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, reports, and minutes from the Academic Standards Committee. Materials date from between 1973 and 1974.

Dates: 1973-1974

Accreditation reports and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UAH 16
Scope and Contents

Contains reports, self-studies, surveys, and other materials generated by the Committee on Accreditation for accrediting visit by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Materials generated between 1959 and 1996.

Dates: 1959-1996

Address on church education in Hawaii

Identifier: MSSH 2
Scope and Contents

An address given May 3, 1960, relates to the importance of Church College of Hawaii and the need for Hawaii saints to send their children to it.

Dates: 1960 May 3

Administrative Liaison Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UAH 30
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes, correspondence, and proposals generated by the Administrative Liaison Committee between 1974 and 1990.

Dates: 1974-1990

Auditorium Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UAH 28
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes and proposals for the McKay Auditorium renovation generated by the Auditorium Committee between 1996 and 1997.

Dates: 1996-1997

Board of Trustees records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UAH 20
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes, development plans, and other materials of the Brigham Young University-Hawaii Board of Trustees meetings generated in 1977.

Dates: 1955-1992

Brigham Young University--Hawaii Campus videotapes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5587
Scope and Contents

Collection contains videotapes from the Brigham Young University Hawaii TV Production Studio including those of "Na Makua Mahalo," "Na Mele O Ziona No Hawaii," "Kingdom and the Crown," commencement exercises, athletic events, "Auntie Harriet," "Auntie Emma," and "All Worthy Males," 1976-1989.

Dates: 1976-1989