Brigham Young University. Dept. of Extension Work

The Department of Extension Work was established in 1913. It was renamed the Extension Department the following year.

Variant Names

Correspondence Courses and Extension Work


Established: 1913

Abolished: 1914

Location: Provo, Utah (1913-1914)


Established in 1913, the Department of Extension Work served as a formal organization for all course work done outside of the university, under the university's name. This included correspondence and extension courses.

A Committee was associated during this time under the direction of Harvey Fletcher, John C. Swensen, and E. S. Hinckley.

Assets and Administrative Structure

This department was under the guidance of the University.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1913-1914)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Extension Dept. (1914)


Brigham Young University Catalog 1913-1914, p. 20-21 (Functions and initiatory information) p. 10 (variant name; committee and members)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00036

Creator: UPB/ARC