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Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations records

Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations records

Dates: 1972-2010

Materials include information about the Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations graduate programs at Brigham Young University, school districts in Utah and minutes from meetings of school district boards and department faculty. Also included are self study reports, case studies, and convocation programs. Dates range from 1972 to 2010.

  • Extent: 25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.). -- 1 carton (1 linear ft.). -- 5 folders (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: David O. McKay School of Education. Department of Educational Leadership & Foundations. -- Brigham Young University. College of Education. -- Brigham Young University. Department of Educational Leadership
  • Call Number: UA 1238
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years (until 2035) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1238; Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1238, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management in installments between 2006 and 2017.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; January 2006. Transferred; Records Management; May 2013. Transferred; Records Management; March 2017.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1238.xml
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; School boards--Utah; School districts--Utah; Case studies; David O. McKay School of Education. Department of Educational Leadership & Foundations--Archives
Genre / Form
Reports; Letters; Corporate minutes
Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Jo Lindell; January 2006. Processed; Joseph Wiest; May 2013. Processed; Elizabeth Kane; March 2017.
Appraisal Information
BYU history (University Archives collection development policy V.B.i.1., February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1238
Finding Aid Title
Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations records
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-10-20 19:42:29 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Department of Educational Leadership (1986-1997) of Brigham Young University had programs designed to prepare educational leaders for responsibilities in various educational institutions.

The programs administered within the department were designed to prepare educational leaders for private and public, lower and higher educational institutions; as well as providing preparation to receive the state administrative certification for leaders in public schools.

The Department of Educational Leadership was created in 1986 within the College of Education. The department was administered by a chairman who reported to the dean of the college. Chairmen included: F. Del Wasden (1986-1989) and Ivan Muse (1991-1997). The department was renamed Educational Leadership and Foundations in 1997 and placed within the David O. McKay School of Education.

Administrative History

The College of Education (1921-1997) oversaw various programs for future educators at Brigham Young University.

The College of Education, previously known as the School of Education, was created in 1921 from by the newly appointed President Harris. The organization was created to qualify students to be supervisors, elementary teachers, high school instructors, or high school principals under the Church and State school systems. The four main purposes were outlined as: (1) Preparing teachers for public and private schools. (2) Providing graduate programs for the preparation of school principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech/language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers. (3) Offering research-based graduate programs. (4) Researching educational processes and issues. Deans and acting deans of the College included John C. Swenson (1921-1924), L. John Nuttall (1924-1930), Amos N. Merrell (1930-1946), Asahel D. Woodruff (1955-1961), A. John Clarke (1961-1962), Antone K. Romney (1962-1970), Stephen L. Alley (1970-1974), Curtis N. Van Alfen (1974-1985), Ralph B. Smith (1985-1989), Dan W. Andersen (1989-1993), and Robert S. Patterson (1993-1997).

Administrative History

The Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations (1997- ) administers undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of Educational Leadership.

This Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations administers undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of Educational Leadership. This department offers a MEd, EdD, and PhD in Educational Leadership. No undergraduate degrees are offered.

The Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations was established in 1997 within the David O. McKay School of Education. The department operates under a chairman who reports to the dean of the school. Chairmen have included Ivan Muse (1997-1998), E. Vance Randall (1998-2006), A. LeGrand Richards (2006-2009), Sterling C. Hilton (2009-2016), and Pamela Hallam (2016- ).



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