Brigham Young University. Hosting Services

Hosting Services was originally set up in 1976 in part the celebrate the bicentennial of the country and centennial anniversary of the university. At first the organization set up tours of campus, but began to expand as more visitors came to the university. In 1997 Hosting Services was reorganized into Public Affairs and Guest Relations. Directors of Housing Services included: George Bowie (1976-1978), Craig Mcillory (1978-1984), Kurt Waldron (1984), and Ronald Clark (1984-1997).

Variant names

Brigham Young University. Hosting Center

Campus Tours


Established: 1976

Abolished: 1997

Location: Provo, Utah (1976-1997)


One of Hosting Services original function was to set up tours of campus for guests. In addition Housing Services helped set up special events for VIP guest of the President and the University itself. They also help coordinate General Authority visits, ground breaking events, and graduation ceremonies.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Hosting Services was under University Relations. The director of Hosting Services reported to the Director of University Relations.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. University Relations Division (1976-1997)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Public Affairs and Guest Relations (1997)

Associated Archival Materials

Ron Hyde files, 1985-1987 (UA 738)


Interview with Ronald Clark, 22 October 2010. (set up in 1976 as part of bicentennial and centennialcelebration;Directors George Bowie, Craig Mcillory, Kurt Waldron, and Ronald Clark; functions were campus tours,setup for special events for VIP guest, help coordinate General Authority visits, ground breaking events, and graduation ceremonies)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00342

Creator: ANG