Brigham Young University. Retirement Committee

The Retirement Committee was created in 1952 to facilitate the retirement of faculty. The known chairmen of this committee included A. K. Romney (1952-1953, 1954-before 1968), W. F. Edwards (1953-1954), Bruce Clark (circa 1968-1969), Ellis Rasmussen (1969-before 1972), James Polve (circa 1972), Gary D. Hansen (circa 1980-1982), and Burton C. Glee (1982-?).

Variant names

Brigham Young University. Teacher Retirement Committee

Brigham Young University. Faculty Retirement Committee


Established: 1952

Abolished: 1984

Location: Provo, Utah (1952-1984)


The functions of the Retirement Committee were to communicate retirement policies to University personnel, to recommend action to be taken in individual cases, whether they should be fully retired, kept on part-time or full-time and to make recommendations on the use and problems of retired personnel.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The members of this committee were appointed by the President. The committee reported to the Staff Personnel Committee.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1952-1984)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Staff Personnel Committee (1972-1984)

Associated Archival Materials

Ben E Lewis Records and Correspondence, 1948-1980 (UA 1326 box 8 fol 3.03)

Personnel Services (UA 580 box 2 fol 5)

Brigham Young University Employee Relations/Equal Employment Opportunity Office, 1967-1996 (UA 1289)

Records, 1968-1978 (UA 911 9.12)

University Committee Records,(UA 553, Box 43 Folder 11-Box 46 Folders 7)


Brigham Young University Committees, 1980-1984 (UA 791 Fol 1): (responsible to the Personnel Committee; Gary D. Hansen, chairman; communicated retirement policies to University Personnel; to recommend action to be taken in individual cases; to make recommendations on the use and problems of retired personnel; Burton C. Glee, chairman)

Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086, Box 28 Fol 3): (A. K. Romney, chairman; W. F. Edwards, chairman); (Box 489 Fol 10): (Bruce Clark, chairman); (Box 528 Fol 5): (Ellis Rasmussen, chairman)

UPB files, Nov. 2, 2010: (appointed by the president; James Polve, chairman)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00364

Creator: JDM