Brigham Young University. Faculty Personnel Committee

The Faculty Personnel Committee was was involved in selecting faculty for the University. It was most likely functioning for more than just 1955-1956. Keith Duffin, director of the Placement Bureau, was part of this committee.

Variant names

General Faculty Personnel Committee

Faculty Personnel Survey Committee


Established: 1955

Abolished: 1956

Location: Provo, Utah (1955-1956)


The purposes and objectives of the Faculty Personnel Committee included: recommending improved policies and programs for the University; obtaining qualified, permanent, and stable LDS faculty who will also be researchers; recruiting; induction; analyzing trends--especially Faculty turnover; etc.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Faculty Personnel Committee worked closely with the Director of the Placement Bureau and was run by a Chairman. Sub-committees were as follows: Committee on Faculty Procurement; Committee on Effective Utilization of Faculty; Committee on Faculty Compensation; and the Committee on Faculty Morale and Motivation.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Placement Bureau (1955-1956)


Records, 1952-1968: box 1 folder 4 (Objectives; purposes; variant names; sub-committees) (UA 580)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2011-00077

Creator: UPB