Brigham Young University. Committee for all Assembly Programs

In 1969 the Forum Assembly Coordinator and the earlier Forum Assembly and Devotional Services was replaced by the Committee for all Assembly Programs. This committee was assisted by a number of subcommittees, including an Executive Committee chaired by Lorin Wheelwright, an Advisory Committee and a Production Committee. By 1972 this organization was replaced by the Academic Enrichment Council.


Established: 1969

Abolished: before 1972

Location: Provo, Utah (1969- before 1972)


The duties of the Committee for all Assembly Programs were divided among their various subcommittees. The Executive Committee analyzed the total assembly program and recommended to the Administration suggested speakers, scheduling of assemblies, correlation of schedules with the BYU-Salt Lake Center, policies and standards for granting academic credit, physical arrangement for improvement, recommendations for increasing attendance and budgetary requirements for effective assemblies. The Advisory Committee was utilized to recommend and screen names of speakers and performance groups, to serve as a liaison within the colleges and student groups to stimulate wider attendance, and to serve as resource people for suggestions to improve content, form and scheduling of assemblies. Lastly the Production Committee was to carry the responsibility of all physical arrangements including, setting up chairs, podium, lights, and decorations, ushering and seating, audio, recording and accounting of attendance.

Assets and Administrative Structure

This committee was governed by an executive committee which was managed by a chairman.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1969- before 1972)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Forum Assembly and Devotional Services (before 1968)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Academic Enrichment Council (circa 1972)


Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086, Box 528 Fol 5): (Lorin Wheelwright, Executive Committee chairman; Executive Committee oversaw the whole assembly program; Advisory Committee recommended and screened potential speakers and performers; Production Committee carried responsibility for the physical arrangements)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00405

Creator: JDM