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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1981]]-[[date::1989]])
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1981]]-[[date::1989]])
  
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Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Center for Studies of the Family]] ([[date::1990]])
  
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
 
==Associated Archival Materials==

Latest revision as of 17:17, 11 March 2021

The Family and Demographic Research Institute was established in 1980 within the Research Division. In 1983 the Institute moved to the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. Institute Directors included: Howard Bahr (1980-1983) and Stephen Bahr (1983-1989) (Stephen Bahr served two three-year terms). The Family and Demographic Research Institute was abolished in 1989.

Description

Established: 1980

Abolished: 1989

Location: Provo, Utah (1980-1989)

Functions

The Family and Demographic Research Institute functioned to obtain and disseminate information about different types of families, how they function, and how they are affected by various social processes. The goal of the Institute was to facilitate and conduct research on the social, psychological, emotional, and spiritual welfare of families.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Family and Demographic Research Institute operated under a Director who reported to the Dean of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. The Director of the Institute was appointed to a three-year term by the Dean. Operating decisions were made by an Executive Committee who were faculty members at BYU.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Research Division (1980-1983)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Family Living (1980-1981)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (1981-1989)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Family Research Institute (1980)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Center for Studies of the Family (1990)

Associated Archival Materials

Brigham Young University College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences Records, 1952-1998 (UA 661)

Sources

Brigham Young University College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences Records, 1952-1998: (Directors: Howard Bahr (1980-1983) and Stephen Bahr (1983-1989); The Family and Demographic Research Institute functioned to obtain and disseminate information about different types of families, how they function, and how they are affected by various social processes. The goal of the Institute was to facilitate and conduct research on the social, psychological, emotional, and spiritual welfare of families; The Family and Demographic Research Institute operated under a Director who reported to the Dean of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. The Director of the Institute was appointed to a tree-year term by the Dean. Operating decisions were made by an Executive Committee who were faculty members at BYU.)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1980-1981: p. 30 (est: 1980 within Research Division)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1983-1984: p. 117 (moved to the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences)

Economics and the Family ed. Stephen J. Bahr, ISBN 0-669-03623-4 Copyright 1980

University Telephone Directory, 1981: pg. 18, (Howard Bahr, Director)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00276

Creator: LFW/CEP