Brigham Young University. Academic Emphasis Committee

The Academic Emphasis Committee was organized and headed by Dean of Students Wesley P. Lloyd (1959-1966). The membership of the committee consisted of various faculty members and student representatives. In 1965 the duties of this Committee were taken over by the ASBYU Academic Vice-President's office and in 1966 the Committee disbanded.


Established: 1959

Abolished: 1966

Location: Provo, Utah (1959-1966)


The Academic Emphasis Committee organized lectures from nationally acclaimed philosophers and authors as well as debates between liberal and conservative Latter-day Saints.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Academic Emphasis Committee reported to and served under the Dean of Students. Later the Committee was taken over by the ASBYU Academic Vice-President.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1959-1965)

Superior unit: Associated Students of Brigham Young University (1965-1966)

Associated Archival Materials

Student Activities and Government and Wilkinson Center Director's Office (UA 460 Box 5 Fol 7 - Box 6 Fol 1)


Brigham Young University: A House of Faith, 1985: p. 348-350 (Organized in 1959 by Wesley P. Lloyd; made up of faculty and students; operated for 6 years; organized lectures and debates)

Brigham Young University: The First One Hundred Years, 1975: v. 3 p. 300-301: (absorbed by the ASBYU Academic Vice-President)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00229

Creator: JDM