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BYU-California Center for Continuing Education

The BYU-California Center for Continuing Education was previously known as the BYU-California Adult Education Center. In 1966 it was renamed the BYU-California Center for Continuing Education and had offices in Los Angeles. Those who served as chairmen of the center were: R. Wayne Shute (1964-1966), V. Dallas Merrell (1966-1968), Stanley A. Peterson (1968-1972), R. Jan Thurston (1972-1973), Kenneth W. Anderson (1973-1982), F. Glen Waldron (1983-1990), and Duane C. Lemley (1990-2003).

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Variant names

Brigham Young University. California Center

Description

Established: 1966

Abolished: 2003

Location: Provo, Utah (1966-2003)

Functions

This center offers primarily noncredit classes, lectures, and seminars which annually enroll over 35,000 persons. The educational activities are usually held in LDS stake centers, and events are generally cosponsored by LDS stakes and wards. Educational subjects range through religion, family life, behavioral sciences, humanities, arts, genealogy, teaching, and administration.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The BYU-California Center for Continuing Education is under the supervision of a department chairman who reported directly to the dean of the Division of Continuing Education. From 1988 to 2003, the center was lead by a director rather than a chairman. The director reported to the dean of the Division of Continuing Education.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Division of Continuing Education (1966-2003)

Earlier unit: BYU-California Adult Education Center (1966)

Sources

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1964-1966: p. 414 (R. Wayne Shute, chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1966-1968: p. 456 (V. Dallas Merrell, chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1968-1972: p. 510 (Stanley A. Peterson, chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1972-1973: p. 544 (R. Jan Thurston, chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1973-1974: p. 533 (Kenneth W. Anderson, chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1983-1984: p. 353 (F. Glen Waldron, chair)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1990-1991: p. 289 (Duane C. Lemley, director)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00537

Creator: LFW