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Brigham Young University. School of Family Life

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1999-

Administrative History

The School of Family Life (est. 1999) is an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The School of Family Life was created in a reorganization of the earlier Department of Family Sciences in 1999. Operating as part of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences, the school is responsible for undergraduate and graduate instruction in the areas of Home and Family/Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Marriage, Family, and Human Development with the emphases of Family or Human Development. Directors have included James M. Harper (1999-2007), Richard B. Miller (2007-2012), and Dean M. Busby (2012- ).

Citation

Strengthening our families, c2000: t.p. (School of Family Life, Brigham Young University)

BYU Organizational History website, via WWW, Sept. 29, 2014 (School of Family Life; est. 1999, previously Department of Family Sciences; administered by College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences; provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in areas of Home and Family/Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Marriage, Family, and Human Development with the emphases of Family or Human Development; directors, James M. Harper (1999-2007), Richard B. Miller (2007-2012), and Dean M. Busby (2012- ))

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Graduate Studies records on School of Family Life, 1981-2001

 Sub-Series — Carton: 18, Folder: 16-19
Identifier: UA 1141 Series 6 Sub-Series 20
Scope and Contents Materials are related to the gradute programs of the School of Family Life from 1981 to 2002. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.
Dates: 1981-2001

School of Family Life department records, 1947-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5432 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains reports, articles, clippings, and budgets from the department during 1947-1993. The materials pertain to research and department history.
Dates: 1947-1993

School of Family Life marriage and family therapy exams, approximately 1989-1999

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 9-11
Identifier: UA 5442 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains past examination questions for the Brigham Young University Marriage and Family Therapy program from approximately 1989-1999.
Dates: approximately 1989-1999

School of Family Life marriage and family therapy faculty minutes, 1998-2003

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 5442 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains faculty meeting minutes of Brigham Young University's Marriage and Family Therapy masters' program of the School of Family Life detailing next moves for the program from 1998-2003.
Dates: 1998-2003

School of Family Life marriage and family therapy handbooks, 1986-2000

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: UA 5442 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains 4 handbooks from Brigham Young University's Marriage and Family Therapy program for becoming an annually accredited program, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students of the program. Handbooks dated 1986-2000.
Dates: 1986-2000

School of Family Life records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1206
Scope and Contents Consists of annual reports of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program, correspondence, meeting minutes, admissions information, and student records.
Dates: 1978-1998

School of Family Life records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5432
Scope and Contents Contains materials from the School of Family Life from 1938 through 2005. The materials include minutes, correspondence, reports, and articles.
Dates: 1938-2005

School of Family Life records on marriage and family therapy

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5442
Scope and Contents Contains self-studies, annual accreditation reports and assorted administrative materials of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program in the Brigham Young University's School of Family Life from 1979-2003.
Dates: 1979-2003

School of Family Life records on National Council of Family Relations, 1938-1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5432 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains minutes, newsletters, and papers by the National Council on Family Relations from 1938 to 1988.
Dates: 1938-1988

School of Family Life records on professional organizations, 1956-1990

 Series — Carton: 10
Identifier: UA 5432 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence and published materials from professional organizations that are similar to the department. Dated 1956-1990.
Dates: 1956-1990