Brigham Young University. School of Management

The School of Management was established in 1979 to be an administering body for colleges and schools. The School of Management became the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management, or Marriott School of Management, in 1989. During its years of operation under the name School of Management, it was administered by the following deans: Merrill J. Bateman, William G. Dyer, and Paul H. Thompson.


Established: 1979

Abolished: 1989

Location: Provo, Utah (1979-1989)


The School of Management was originally organized to develop innovative educational programs such as consulting and research projects, internships, executive visitation programs, and other activities designed to bring management education and training closer to management practice. Furthermore, it was organized on the basis for a need of strong leadership in business, government, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Between 1979 and 1989, the School of Management was comprised of the College of Business, the Graduate School of Management, the School of Accountancy, the Institute of Business Management, Information Management, Managerial Economics, the Institute of Public Administration, Organizational Behavior, Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC), and Military Science (Army ROTC). The School of Management was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1979-1989)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. College of Business (1959-1979)

Later unit: Marriott School of Management (1989- )

Subordinate unit:


Marriott School of Management records, 1962-1986. (UA 711)

Dean's Office correspondence, 1976-1988. (UA 903)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00143

Creator: UPB