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Brigham Young University. Foreign Student Office

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1950-1970

Administrative History

The Foreign Student Office (1950-1970) was an administrative office at Brigham Young University. The office had responsibility for assisting international students attending the university.

The Foreign Student Office was created in 1950 under the direction of president Ernest L. Wilkinson Beginning in 1954 it was under the direction of the Dean of Students. In 1970 the office was renamed the International Office.

Office advisors included Harold W. Lee (1950-1953), Arthur Watkins (1953-1954), Selby G. Clark (1954-1958), and Ariel S. Ballif (1958-1970).

Citation

History of the Foreign Student Office, 1973: p. 1 (Harold W. Lee appointed Foreign Student Advisor in 1950, head of Foreign Student Office) p. 2 (1953, Arthur Watkins appointed acting Foreign Student Advisor; 1954, office placed under Dean of Students, Selby G. Clark appointed Foreign Student Advisor) p. 3 (1955, William C. Carr appointed Foreign Student Advisor) p. 4 (1958, Ariel S. Ballif appointed Foreign Student Advisor) p. 5 (1965, office name changed to International Office)

Brigham Young University annual catalogue, 1954: p. 15 (Selby G. Clark, chairman, Advisor to Foreign Students; operated under Dean of Students)

Brigham Young University catalog of courses, 1959: p. 6 (Foreign Students, Advisor, Ariel S. Ballif)

Daily universe, Feb. 27, 1962: p. 4 (Office of Foreign Students; Foreign Students Office; located in Smoot Administration Building; makes arrangements for foreign students travelling to campus, provides orientation, assists students)

Brigham Young University catalog of courses, 1968: p. 520 (Foreign Students; Ariel S. Ballif, adviser) p. 520 (operated under Dean of Students)

Daily universe, July 8, 1969: p. 5 (Foreign Student Office; Ariel S. Ballif began administering office, 1958)

Brigham Young University catalog of courses, 1970: p. 530 (International Office; Ariel S. Ballif, chairman)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Foreign Student Office records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 492
Scope and Contents Contains reports and correspondence with the Institute of International Education, and the National Association of Foreign Students' Advisors, and other associations regarding foreign students, policies, exchanges and conferences, 1954-1966.
Dates: 1954-1966

History of the Foreign Student Office / compiled by Ariel S. Ballif

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA SC 44
Scope and Contents Compiled history of the Foreign Student Office and the International Office at Brigham Young University. Materials compiled by Ballif in 1973.
Dates: Publication: 1973