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The Curriculum Council was created in 1952. Shortly after the start of President Oaks' administration the Council was reorganized to include fewer members and take on a broader University role. The known chairmen were A. D. Woodruff (1952-1953), Alonzo Smith Pond (1953- before 1956), Dean P. Farnsworth (1956- before 1963), Ariel S. Ballif (before 1963- before 1968), Chauncey C. Riddle (before 1968- 1969), John H. Gardner (1969- before 1980) and Neal E. Lambert (1981-1983).
 
  
==Variant names==
 
 
Curriculum Committee
 
 
University Curriculum Advisory Committee
 
 
University Curriculum Council
 
 
==Description==
 
 
Established: [[established in::date::1952]]
 
 
Abolished: [[abolished in::date::1983]]
 
 
Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1952]]-[[date::1983]])
 
 
==Functions==
 
 
Originally this Committee met to receive, review, and recommend action on all changes in curriculum. Later, along with these duties, they reviewed minors and split minors with pass/fail grading and reviewed and made suggestions on any aspect of academic life at BYU. Following its restructuring in the 1970's, this Committee oversaw the orderly development of all curriculum, eliminated undesirable duplication of curriculum, reduced the overall number of courses, encouraged thoughtful review and desirable changes in academic programs and reviewed new academic programs.
 
 
==Assets and Administrative Structure==
 
 
Members of this committee were appointed by the President and were responsible to the Academic Vice-President. Following the 1970's a Council Committee on Curriculum was created for every academic college which reported to the Curriculum Council.
 
 
==Associated Units==
 
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University]] ([[date::1952]]-[[date::1983]])
 
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
 
 
Alonzo Smith Pond Collection (UA 117 Box  Fol 2-3, 5)
 
 
Correspondence And Files Of Neal Lambert, 1981-1985 (UA 655 Box 4 Fol 13, Box 5 Fol 1)
 
 
Brigham Young University Curriculum Council Records, 1971-1978 (UA 5296)
 
 
==Sources==
 
 
Brigham Young University: The First One Hundred Years, 1975: v. 4 p. 89 (Council reorganized by Oaks with fewer members)
 
 
Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1952-1953: p. 12 (A. D. Woodruff, chairman)
 
 
Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1953-1954: p. 16 (A. S. Pond, chairman)
 
 
Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086, Box 28 Fol 3): (Dean P. Farnsworth, chairman)
 
 
Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086, Box 280 Fol 10): (Ariel S. Ballif, chairman)
 
 
Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086, Box 489 Fol 10): (Chauncey C. Riddle, chairman; review all proposed changes in the curriculum; review of minors and split minors with pass/fail grading; review on any aspect of academic life)
 
 
Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086, Box 528 Fol 5): (John H. Gardner, chairman)
 
 
UPB files, Sept. 24, 2010: (appointed by President, responsible to academic Vice-President)
 
 
Brigham Young University Curriculum Council Records, 1971-1978 (UA 5296, Box 9): (oversaw the development of curriculum; eliminated undesirable duplication; reduced the overall number of courses; encouraged thoughtful review and desirable changes of academic programs; reviewed new academic programs; a Council Committee on Curriculum was created for each college)
 
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
 
Record ID: EAC-2010-00275
 
 
Creator: JDM
 

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