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Academic Vice-President's Council minutes

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 5746

Scope and Contents

Contains minutes files from the Academic Vice-President's Council, including documents related to council meetings, such as e-mails, memorandums, agendas, and reports. Dated February to December 2009.


  • 2009 February-December


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 70 years from the end date of the administration, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Administrative History

The Academic Vice-President's Council (active 1989- ) is an administrative body with responsibility for academic programs at Brigham Young University. The body is chaired by the Academic Vice-President. The Council was in operation as early as 1989.

Biographical History

John Sears Tanner was born in 1950 and raised in Southern California. He studied English at Brigham Young University (BYU), and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1980. He taught at Florida State University and BYU. He later served in the BYU administration, and was Academic Vice President between 2004 and 2011.

In 2011, Tanner left the university to serve as a mission president in São Paulo, Brazil, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After his return in 2014 he was called as the first counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency of the Church.

On May 12, 2015, Tanner was announced as the president of Brigham Young University-Hawaii.


1 carton (1 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Transferred by the office of the Academic Vice-President in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Office of the Academic Vice-President; October 31, 2016.


Administration (University Archives Collection Development Policy, August 2015).

Processing Information

Processed; Sadie Julian; 2017.

Register of Academic Vice-President's Council minutes
In Progress
Sadie Julian
2017 February 8
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Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US