Brigham Young University. Graduate Studies

Formerly the Graduate School, Graduate Studies was established in 1986. The school operates under the direction of a Dean. The following have served: Marilyn Arnold (1986-1990), J. Keith Rigby (1990-1991), Marilyn Arnold (1991-1993), Addie Fuhriman (1993-1999), Bonnie Brinton (1999-2009), and Wynn Stirling (2009-).

Variant Names

Brigham Young University. Office of Graduate Studies


Established: 1986

Location: Provo, Utah (1986- )


Graduate Studies serves as the central administrative body for the graduate programs at Brigham Young University. It officiates admissions, graduation, and acts as a liaison between the departments, students, and University. Graduate Studies collaborates with the faculty and departments to offer a wide variety of Masters and Doctoral programs. Graduate Studies, the Graduate Council, and the University president work together to establish graduation requirements, curriculum guidelines, and admissions standards. Most activities that fall outside of the individual departments of instruction, such as admission, are routed through the central Office of Graduate Studies.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Graduate Study operates under the guidance of a Dean, a Graduate Council, and the president of the University.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1986- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Graduate School (1921-1986
The date "1921-1986" was not understood.

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Graduate Council (1986- )


Brigham Young University Catalog 1986-1987 p. 23 (Functions; Marilyn Arnold, Dean)

Brigham Young University Catalog 1990-1991 p. 53 (J. Keith Rigby, Acting Dean)

Brigham Young University Catalog 1991-1992 p. 57 (Marilyn Arnold, Dean)

Brigham Young University Catalog 1993-1994 p. 59 (Addie Fuhriman, Dean)

Brigham Young University Catalog 1999-2000 p. 69 (Bonnie Brinton, Dean)

Brigham Young University Telephone Directory 2009-2010 p. 49 (Wynn Stirling, Dean)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00083

Creator: ARC