Advancement Vice President records

Advancement Vice President records

Dates: 1985-1993

Includes correspondence, reports, and subject files created by Ronald G. Hyde during his service in the following capacities at Brigham Young University (BYU): assistant to the president for University Relations, 1985-1989; executive assistant to the president, 1989-1990; executive assistant to the president for development and university relations, 1990-1992; and advancement vice president, 1992-1994. Topics include BYU athletics, service and seminar organizations, the Alumni Association, campus colleges and departments, assemblies, devotionals, firesides, workshops, and other administrative concerns.

  • Extent: 31 boxes (15.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hyde, Ronald G., 1929
  • Call Number: UA 927
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 50 years (until 2043) 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
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Advancement Vice President records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 927; Advancement Vice President records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 927, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Received from BYU Records Management, 2000.
Acquisition Information
Transfer; BYU Records Management; 2000.
Other Finding Aids
Inventory, prepared by office of origin, available in repository.
Subject Terms
Religious gatherings--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Genre / Form
Letters; Reports
Processing Information
Processed; Brian Shull; 2000.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; department records (University Archives collecting policy July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
Advancement Vice President records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-02-06T14:03-0700
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Administrative History

The office of Advancement Vice President at Brigham Young University was established in 1992. The position is responsible for administering alumni and external relations, university communications, broadcasting, development, and athletics.

The Advancement Vice Presidency was established in 1992 as part of a reorganization of the Brigham Young University administration. Ronald G. Hyde, who had been serving as Executive Assistant to the President for Development and University Relations, was the first to be assigned the office. The office has administrative responsibility for the university's alumni and external relations, communications, athletics programs, and BYU Broadcasting. Advancement Vice Presidents have included Hyde (1992-1994), R. J. Snow (1994-1998), K. Fred Skousen (1998-2008), and Kevin J Worthen (2008- ).

Biographical History

Ronald G. Hyde (born 1929) was an academic administrator in Utah.

Ronald Hyde was born on May 2, 1929 in Pocatello, Idaho. He received a BS in business from the University of Idaho and a MS from Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1963. He began working at BYU in 1958 as the Alumni Fund Director. Other positions held at BYU include: executive director of the Alumni Association, assistant to the president for University Relations, executive assistant to the president, executive assistant to the president for development and university relations, and advancement vice president. He married Mary Helen Frampton and had four children.

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