Brigham Young University. New Students Orientation Committee

Sometime before 1980, the Orientation Committee was renamed the New Students Orientation Committee. Erlend D. Peterson, the Assistant Dean of Admissions and Records, continued to serve as its chairman.


Established: circa 1980

Abolished: ?
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Location: Provo, Utah (circa 1980-?
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The function of the New Students Orientation Committee was to plan and organize an orientation program for students entering BYU that would provide students with the proper perspective of the academic, religious, and social opportunities available at BYU and the various community facilities that served the students.

Assets and Administrative Structure

This committee was responsible to the University Vice Presidents.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (circa 1980-?
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Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Orientation Committee (before 1980)

Associated Archival Materials

Brigham Young University Dean of Students Records, 1962-1997 (UA 1314 Boxes 30-31)

Brigham Young University Admissions and Records Office Records, 1963-2001 (UA 1156, Box 41 Fol 5; Box 110 Fol 1, 4; Box 111 Fol 3, 4, 6; Box 112 Fol 10)


Brigham Young University Committees, 1980-1984 (UA 791 Fol 1): (Responsible to the Vice Presidents; Erlend D. Peterson, chairman; planned and organized an orientation program for students entering BYU)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00329

Creator: JDM