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BYU Salt Lake Center

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1966-

Administrative History

The BYU Salt Lake Center (1966-) was established as the third Brigham Young University continuing education center.

The BYU Salt Lake Center was formerly known as BYU Salt Lake Adult Education Center, which was established in 1959 by BYU president Ernest L. Wilkinson. It was renamed in 1966 as the BYU Salt Lake Center. Its education curriculum closely reflects that of other Brigham Young Univerity curriculums. Courses and programs offered include religion, genealogy, speech, history, recreation, writing, arts, education, and other fields. Those who served as chairmen of the center are as follows: Lynn M. Hilton (1959-1965), Keith L. Smith (1965-1970), Bruce M. Lake (1970-1973), R. Jan Thurston (1973-1981), Orson B. Roper (chairman 1981-1996), Lee J. Glines (director 1997-2010), Scott L. Howell (chairman 2010-2018), and Jay R. Young (chairman 2018-).

Citation

BYU SLC history, via WWW, accessed 2020 February 5 (formerly known as BYU Salt Lake Adult Education Center, established in 1959 by BYU president Ernest L. Wilkinson; renamed in 1966 as the BYU Salt Lake Center; curriculum closely reflects that of other Brigham Young Univerity curriculums; courses and programs offered include religion, genealogy, speech, history, recreation, writing, arts, education, and other fields; chairmen of the center are as follows: Lynn M. Hilton (1959-1965), Keith L. Smith (1965-1970), Bruce M. Lake (1970-1973), R. Jan Thurston (1973-1981), Orson B. Roper (chairman 1981-1996), Lee J. Glines (director 1997-2010), Scott L. Howell (chairman 2010-2018), and Jay R. Young (chairman 2018-)).

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

BYU Salt Lake Center faculty correspondence and reports, approximately 1968-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 984 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence and reports produced by faculty members of the Salt Lake Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. These materials pertain to the professional and personal life of the faculty members and include faculty data sheets. Dated from 1968 to 1982.
Dates: approximately 1968-1982

BYU Salt Lake Center records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 984
Scope and Contents Contains scrapbooks, correspondence, and reports dated from 1959 to 1982 that pertain to the history and faculty of the Brigham Young University Salt Lake Center and its evolution from the Adult Education program.
Dates: 1959-1982

BYU Salt Lake Center scrapbooks, approximately 1959-1975

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 984 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains scrapbooks from the Salt Lake Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings about the Salt Lake Center and other memorabilia produced and assembled by the Salt Lake Center. Dated from 1959 to 1975.
Dates: approximately 1959-1975

Salt Lake Center records, 1944-1945, 1959-1970

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 17
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, course materials, policies and procedures, and other records. Dated from 1944 to 1945 and 1959 to 1970.
Dates: 1944-1945; Other: 1959-1970

Keith L. Smith papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 5304
Overview Collection includes files and correspondence created by Keith L. Smith during his tenure at the BYU Salt Lake Center between 1971 and 1975.
Dates: 1968-1975