Difference between revisions of "Brigham Young University. College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences"

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The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences was established in 1973 when the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences split into the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Since 1973, the college has been administered by the following deans and acting deans: Jae R. Ballif, Eliot A. Butler, J. Rex Goates, Grant W. Mason, William E. Evenson, Bill R. Hays, Earl M. Woolley, and Scott D. Sommerfeldt. The dean as of 2018 is Christopher Shane Reese.  
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The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences was established in 1973 when the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences split into the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Since 1973, the college has been administered by the following deans and acting deans: Jae R. Ballif (1973-1978), Eliot A. Butler (1978-1981), J. Rex Goates (1981-1986), Grant W. Mason (1986-1993), William E. Evenson (1993-1994), Bill R. Hays (1994-2000), Earl M. Woolley (2000-2007), Scott D. Sommerfeldt (2007-2017), Christopher Shane Reese (2017-2019), Gus Hart (interim, 2019-2020), and Grant Jensen (2020- ).  
  
 
==Description==
 
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Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2009, via WWW, Aug. 6, 2009: (Scott D. Sommerfeldt, dean)
 
Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2009, via WWW, Aug. 6, 2009: (Scott D. Sommerfeldt, dean)
  
Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2018-2019, via WWW, Sept. 30, 2019. (Christopher Shane Reese, dean)
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Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2018-2019, via WWW, Sept. 30, 2019. (Christopher Shane Reese, dean)
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Brigham Young University website, via WWW, Nov. 22, 2021 (Grant Jensen appointed dean, November 2020; replaces interim dean Gus Hart, who served beginning in June 2019; Shane Reese, dean from 2017-2019)
  
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==

Latest revision as of 15:18, 22 November 2021

The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences was established in 1973 when the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences split into the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Since 1973, the college has been administered by the following deans and acting deans: Jae R. Ballif (1973-1978), Eliot A. Butler (1978-1981), J. Rex Goates (1981-1986), Grant W. Mason (1986-1993), William E. Evenson (1993-1994), Bill R. Hays (1994-2000), Earl M. Woolley (2000-2007), Scott D. Sommerfeldt (2007-2017), Christopher Shane Reese (2017-2019), Gus Hart (interim, 2019-2020), and Grant Jensen (2020- ).

Description

Established: 1973

Location: Provo, Utah (1973- )

Functions

The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences was organized to offer Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Master of Science degrees encompassing the physical and mathematical sciences.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences has been the administering body for the following departments: Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Statistics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics Education, and Geological Sciences. The college is administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university. The College runs an Advisement Center.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1973- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. College of Physical and Engineering Sciences (1954-1973)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Chemistry (1973-1995)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Computer Science (1973- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Geology (1973-2006)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Mathematics (1973- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Physical Science Program (2008- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Physics and Astronomy (1973- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Statistics (1973- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry (1995- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Mathematics Education (2001- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Geological Sciences (2006- )

Associated Archival Materials

Printed matter files, 1953-1980 (UA 659)

Photographs of the rededication of the Carl F. Eyring Science Center, 1998 (UA 1292)

Records, 1956-1992 (UA 1303)

Sources

Brigham Young University Bulletin General Catalog, 1973-1974: p. 92 (Jae R. Ballif, dean; Departments listed as Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Statistics) p. 93 (College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences organization purposes)

Brigham Young University Bulletin General Catalog, 1978: p. 47 (Eliot A. Butler, acting dean)

Brigham Young University Bulletin General Catalog, 1979: p. 44 (Eliot Butler, dean)

Brigham Young University Bulletin General Catalog, 1981: p. 47 (J. Rex Goates, dean)

Brigham Young University Bulletin General Catalog, 1986: p. 225 (Grant W. Mason, dean)

Brigham Young University Bulletin General Catalog, 1993: p. 53 (William E. Evenson, dean)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1994: p. 57 (Bill R. Hays, acting dean)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 1995: p. 60 (Bill R. Hays, dean; Dept. of Chemistry changes to Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2000: p. 65 (Earl M. Woolley, dean)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2001: p. 85 (Dept. of Mathematics Education established within the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Undergraduate Catalog, 2006: p. 73 (Dept. of Geology changes to the Dept. of Geological Sciences)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2009, via WWW, Aug. 6, 2009: (Scott D. Sommerfeldt, dean)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2018-2019, via WWW, Sept. 30, 2019. (Christopher Shane Reese, dean)

Brigham Young University website, via WWW, Nov. 22, 2021 (Grant Jensen appointed dean, November 2020; replaces interim dean Gus Hart, who served beginning in June 2019; Shane Reese, dean from 2017-2019)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00171

LCCN: no2007114394

Creator: UPB