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Brigham Young University. Student Life

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1972-

Biography

Student Life (established 1972) administers programs related to student activities, student counseling, and student instruction outside of the colleges and departments of instruction.] Student Life was established in 1972, replacing the earlier Student Personnel Services division. The unit was given responsibility for coordinating and overseeing aspects of student life that are outside the range of the colleges and departments of instruction, including student activities, counseling, student health, and student living conditions. It has been administered by Dean of Student Life, and since 1996 it has been administered by the Vice President of Student Life. Administrators have included J. Elliot Cameron (1972-1979), David M. Sorenson (1979-1986), Maren Mouritsen (1986-1996), Alton L. Wade (1996-2001), and Janet S. Scharman (2001-).

Citation:
Student Life records, 1979-1985, 1990-1991

Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Apr. 15, 2009 (Student Life; administrative unit at Brigham Young University responsible for counseling, health center, police services, on-campus housing, and other services)

Brigham Young University, 1975: v. 3, p. 218 (Student Life established in 1972)

Deseret News, Dec. 26, 1993 (College of Student Life)

BYU organizational history project, May 11, 2012: Student Life page (Student Life; replaced the Student Personnel Services division in 1972; administrative unit that coordinates and oversees aspects of student life that are outside the range of the colleges and departments of instruction; oversees student activities, student counseling, student instruction that isn't directly related to a particular college or department, student health, and student living conditions; administered by Dean of Student Life and since 1996 it has been administered by the Vice President of Student Life; administrators have included J. Elliot Cameron (1972-1979), David M. Sorenson (1979-1986), Maren Mouritsen (1986-1996), Alton L. Wade (1996-2001), and Janet S. Scharman (2001-))

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

Academics Office records, 1959-1971

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1959-1971

Academics Office records, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series — Box: b 16, Folder: 15-20
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including meeting minutes, memos, publicity, personnel lists, schedules, rough drafts, speeches, speaker biographies, correspondence, and budgets.

Dates: 1972-1974

Associated Students of Brigham Young University class government records, 1965-1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including newsletters, clippings, memos, policies and procedures, minutes, correspondence, charts, and articles.

Dates: 1965-1972

Associated Students of Brigham Young University memorandums, correspondence, and other material, 1974-1975

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 21
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence, memos, and other material on individual departments.

Dates: 1974-1975

Associated Students of Brigham Young University office and program records, 1967-1973

 Sub-Series — Box: b 15, Folder: 1-13
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence, memos, reports, minutes, clippings, policy and procedures, and articles.

Dates: 1967-1973

Associated Students of Brigham Young University records, 1875-1975

 Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains records created by ASBYU Student Activity and Government offices as housed in the Wilkinson Center. The records are predominately after 1960, but there are a few records dating to 1950. The register is arranged by the name of the particular office or governing body.

Dates: 1875-1975

Associated Students of Brigham Young University scrapbooks of student organizations, 1957-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 22
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks for 'Class of...' years, Associated Students departments, social and service units, religious, geographical, musical, and honorary scholastic organizations.

Dates: 1957-1970

Athletics Office records, 1963-1971

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence, financial information, cheerleading and pep committee materials, and Cougar Days reports.

Dates: 1963-1971

Athletics Office records, 1971-1974

 Sub-Series — Box: b 17, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 19
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence, memos, clippings, proposals, information sheets, scrapbooks, and surveys.

Dates: 1971-1974

Culture Office records, 1959-1971

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence, reports, policy and procedures, budgets, news clippings, committee files, and assembly scripts and programs.

Dates: 1959-1971