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1967 Banyan

The Yearbook of the Associated Students of Brigham Young University

May 1967, Volume 53

Conrad H. Thome, Editor and Business Manager

Evan L. Anderson, Managing Editor

Kenneth M. Smith, Photo Director and Color Photographer

Helio Gonzolei, Art Director

Leo Diane Newiand, Copy Editor

Robert H. Moss, Assistant to the Editor

Colleen Allen, Assistant to the Editor

Merwin G. Fairbanks, Adviser

Copyright (c) May 1967 by The Board of Student Publications, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

this book may be reproduced in any
form, without permission in writing
from the Chairman of the Board
of Student Publications of Brigham
Young University, Provo, Utah 84601.

Lithographed by Brigham Young University Press

Member of:

The Rocky Mountain Collegiate Press Association

Associated Collegiate Press








Student Government






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Graduate Summaries 462
Index 480

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•Somewhere in all of this infinity
there has always been a quest known as
Man's search for happiness. Deeply-
rooted in its foundations and essential-
ly the uniqueness of Brigham Young
University is the interpretation of life
in the Latter-day Saint philosophy.

Contemplating time, space and life,
we marvel in the creation and ask our-
selves: From whence did we come?
Why are we here? Where are we go-
ing? Inherent in our theology is the
concept that man is god in embryo.
Potential divinity Ues within the in-
dividual and here the individual is em-
phasized and encouraged to develop.
There is reason and purpose to being.
We converge from the corners of
this earth on this campus to attain
knowledge and skills, to find life's
serenity, to pursue excellence and
strive towards perfection, and to de-
velop the whole man.

Ours is a brave new world with
every dawn. Sometimes our spirits soar
to its heights or linger at its edge, feel-
ing insignificant. We look at the starry
night and think of more than Project
Apollo . . . these are worlds without
number. As we travel through them,
around them, beneath and above them,
the human element is that which makes
our journeys worthwhile.

These are times of wars and rum-
ors of wars and we look for peace. At
the same time we are looking for our-
selves. We look to horizons others dis-
: regard and make our sunsets linger . . .
The world is our campus.

Our world.., old yet iiew

perceived again in the ^ry of its growth

•We study the age and time of the
earth and in the same moment see
dreams of man becoming reality, for
we Hve with the conveniences and
luxuries of an advanced technological
age and time.

To everything there is a season
and so we experience nature's changes
of countenance. To delight in the star-
like mosaic patterns of fallen leaves
pressed to slick wet sidewalks in the
rain ... the russet radiance of Autumn
fohage. To gaze at Winter's icy crys-
tals frosting window panes that melt
into saffron daffodils dancing and flut-
tering in the breeze . . . somewhere the
hills blossom in green and gold. Tender
blades purge the moist crust . . . and
we bask in the warmth and splendor of
a bursting Spring . . .

A valley lost in the wilderness
... a city created in the desert


•Looking for a new route from Santa
Fe, New Mexico to Monterey, Califor-
nia, Father Francisco Escalante and
his party were the first white men to
visit the Greater Utah Valley. Over
half a century later, the Mormon pio-
neers, led by patriarch and prophet
Brigham Young, began colonization of
the Beehive State.

Brigham Young University is lo-
cated on a bench overlooking the agri-
cultural and industrial area of the
valley and Prove, a friendly commun-
ity of nearly 42,000. Named for French
explorer Etienne Provost, the city is
surrounded by such distinctive land-
marks as Mt. Timpanogos and Squaw
Peak, providing excellent skiing and
winter sports facilities for students.



Our university ...^ tradition of growth and strength

•Majestic mountain crags replace
twining ivy as they stand sentinel over
an honored heritage and the traditions
which began in the mind of Karl G.
Maeser, the university's first adminis-
trator. He was a far-seeing man with a
vision reahzed in October 1875 and the
founding of Brigham Young Academy.
Nine years later fire destroyed the
buildings, but education continued.
White and blue were adopted as offi-
cial colors in 1890, and in the next five

years the Church freed the Academy
from threats of indebtedness. The year
1903 saw the Academy's name changed
to Brigham Young University, the stu-
dent body organized, and the first B.S.
degree conferred.

The large block Y, measuring 332
by 120 feet, was placed on the moun-
tainside in the Spring of 1906. The stu-
dent yearbook became the BANYAN
in 1911 and twelve years later, the
nickname "Cougars" was adopted.



In 1930 Founder's Day became
Homecoming and since that time, con-
tinuous expansion and growth has re-
sulted in a well-equipped campus cover-
ing more than 600 acres, the home of
120 permanent buildings.

When difficulties threatened the
university's early existence, Karl
Maeser's characteristic reaction was:
"Matters will eventually work out all
right, for this is the school of Destiny."


Here is life with all its vivid fmgic

filling the void of
human loneliness

•We like living and we like being us. We sympathize and empathize,
and as typical collegians, "interact" with one another. Yqx some, it
means feeling alone for awhile, for there are 20,000 of us here.

On a campus where there are no Greek fraternities or sororities,
we participate in numerous academic, departmental, athletic, and re-
ligious organizations. Church membership is not an admission require-
ment, but we are individually accountable to uphold these standards.

We experience the joy of sharing the ordinary routines of ordi-
nary days with someone a little extraordinary ... the sheer fun of re-
laxing a minute from academic pursuits ... we remember the shadow
of a smile and the magic of special times and occasions.

We like being us.



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•In 1893, the Athletic Club of BYA was organ-
ized and two years later, Utah intercollegiate
football games were begun with the Academy
claiming the championship in 1897. But the
fateful year of 1900 brought the banning of foot-
ball from all Church academies, and the game
was not restored until two decades later.

Brigham Young University's steadily-im-
proving athletic program has risen to an inter-
national plane. While victory is usually the goal
of every team, the prevailing objective of BYU
tours is broader in scope, for it is to favorably
represent the university, Church, and nation.
An example of this was seen at the Triple-Head-
er Basketball Tournament in snow-bound Chi-
cago. When the game was re-scheduled for Sun-
day, the Cougars did not contend against Loyola.

This is the world of zest and competition.

Its tender and turbident expresdon

•To browse through the maze of
changing art exhibits, concert halls, and
to detect the essence of oil paint in the
Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center is
to realize the extensive facilities pro-
vided at BYU for the student of

Expressing life, the artist's world
is one of sensitivity, deft fingers and
tireless practice demanding perfection
... a pulsating performance before
bright lights, group recitals, mastering
melodies of the Masters ... it is the joy
of seeing an exhausting accomplish-
ment or capturing the mind's vision in
brush strokes or in stone . . . empty
theaters waiting for the magic of life,
anticipating applause.

For some it encompasses vicarious-
ly esthetic experiences, but for all it
means appreciating, cultivating and
internalizing beauty and refinement.




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•Charged with the responsibility to teach "not even the multipH-
cation tables without the spirit of God," educators at BYU relate
learning to theological and ethical concerns and place the whole
concept of education into a framework of eternal progress. Of
the 1,000 faculty members, 126 were newly appointed this year,
and together have received research grants and fellowships in
excess of a million dollars.

Encouraging the pursuit of academic excellence, BYU claims
more than 90 per cent utihzation of all classrooms and labora-
tories on the basis of a 44-hour week. For 650 students of un-
usual promise, "knowledge is power" in the Honors Program.
Assisting them to achieve the maximum benefit from their uni-
versity experience, the program promotes an interdisciplinary
approach to integrated learning in fields of academic interest.


JVkh ideas like ripples from pool-tossed stones,
traveling outward, exciting other minds

•A cosmopolitan student body, we hailed from the 50
states. Nine hundred and forty-two international stu-
dents represented 54 foreign countries and areas of the
earth. From the Far East to Africa they came to BYU.
And we have departed for just such places . . . traveling
outward, hoping to excite other minds.

In addition to the popular touring Program Bureau,
the International Folk Dancers have taken our campus
to other worlds. They presented over 185 U. S. and
foreign performances, and in the European tours of
1964 and 1966, they were the only Americans to repre-
sent this nation in the eight major folk festivals of
Europe. Their vitality and refreshing spirit were ac-
claimed the world over.


Here is oppoitiinity..xiewmg the spectrum of humanity

•The mystery of ancient ruins, renowned art
treasures, the tulip fields of Holland and hillsides
of Italy all become realities to students through
BYU Travel Study. In addition to Round-the-
World tours, other excursions sponsored by this
program bring People and Arts, Genealogy, and
Church History to life.

For others there is the opportunity to hear
the sound of music in Austria's Salzburg; to ski
the picturesque snow-covered Alps of Grenoble,
France ; to live with a local family in sunny Mexico
City. A newly-approved Semester in Jerusalem

will accept the first students who will be able to
study Biblical archaeology, in the Spring of 1968.

Semester Abroad does not merely conduct stu-
dents on a tour of a foreign country, but provides
residence programs and an entire semester of
study in university cities. Both BYU faculty mem-
bers and local professors teach classes drawn from
the native culture in language, music, and history.

Acquiring university credit, these students
abroad are also afforded the chance to live the
lives and look into the hearts of humanity, thus
gaining a lasting education not found in textbooks.





JJlth an awnreness of our heritage.,,.,
faith in its ideals ...we enter to learn.

•An awareness of the industry and self-reliance of our pioneer
forefathers . . . their faith that the desert would blossom as the
rose . . . a grateful pride in being students at Brigham Young Uni-
versity upon realizing how we benefit from much that others have
done in our behalf ... the Sunday morning bustle on campus as 67
student congregations convened for fellowship and sharing com-
mon beliefs, thereby building individual spiritual strength . . .
upholding the Honor Code . . . applying Christian ideals in every-
day living. . .

The sponsoring institution of the university is the Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the religious faith claimed
by 95 per cent of the student body. It is this gospel that is our
driving, illuminating force and we seek to keep it burning in our
lives, and then the abiding vision of Karl G. Maeser becomes
meaningful: "Not by bread alone, neither for bread alone does
man live. There are higher objectives yet to be attained, other
truths to be learned and greater work to be done."

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•Composite Brigham Young University
. . . amalgam of red-heads, cool-heads,
blonde-heads, egg-heads and an occasional
bone-head after the Junior Proficiency
Examination. "We have to see your ACT
scores. You'll never get through the
door without signing the honor code. . .
something to think about? Yes, indeed!"
Now if the faculty thinks-and it does. . .
mostly about papers, tests, why someone
slowed up the class progress, and the
ward for which that particular faculty
member or administrator is serving
as Bishop. "Where can I find a fresh
approach . . . where, oh where, did I leave
those grade sheets?"

Judy Lindsay and Loma Denton, Co-Editors


By Latter-day Saints he is loved, revered, and sustained as Prophet, Seer, and Reve-
lator. Nobly bearing his 93 years, his animated countenance smiles to Conference
visitors as President David O. McKay is accompanied by his counselor, Hugh B.
Brown who has said that his qualities of greatness have "been distilled and chan-
neled into a mightly fountain which enriches and gives new life to all about him."

Standing before their beloved Huntsville home, the
Prophet and his sweetheart companion Emma Ray Riggs
McKay, patient, poised and kind, are a living precept:
"Man's most important obligation and duty is the
making of a home and the proper rearing of children."

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respect as an ambassador of the Lord. H,s attributes of wisdom, spirituality, courtesy, and cultural refinement ^-e combmed w, h a sense
of humor and zest for living in the charming personality of a humanitarian who understands men and seeks to be h,s brothers keeper



Prophet Sends Personal Message

To the students of BYU:

It is my belief, and I have often so stated,
that education is a free people's best investment.
How great is that investment when it becomes
a part of the lives of eager youths, nurtured in
the rich environment of the Church, and har-
vested in the field of potential achievement!

Character is the aim of true education; and
science, history, and literature are but means
used to accomplish this desired end. Character is
not the result of chance, but of continuous right
thinking and right acting. True education seeks
to make men and women not only good mathe-
maticians, proficient linguists, profound scien-
tists, or brilliant literary lights, but also honest
men with virtue, temperance, and brotherly love.
It seeks to make men and women who prize
truth, justice, wisdom, benevolence, and self-
control as the choicest acquisitions of a success-
ful life.

How honestly and well you face the world
of business or politics, professions or technical
skills is a great challenge, and will prove the
metal of which you students are made.

To the members of the graduating class, I
extend sincere congratulations upon your having
completed the prescribed courses of study in
your respective chosen professions, but, more
than that, I congratulate you upon your in-
creased ability to preserve the liberties of our
country, and your opportunity to be of greater
service to your fellow men — for whatever your
future successes or seeming failures, I still look
upon all recipients of true education as individ-
uals and groups radiating an influence that
makes less dense and ineffective the darkness of
ignorance, of suspicion, of hatred, or bigotry,
avarice, and greed that continue to envelop in
darkness the lives of men.

A university is more than a storehouse of
knowledge and more than a community of
scholars. University life is essentially an exercise
in thinking, preparing, and living. Your experi-
ence here should have developed resources in
you which will contribute to your well-being as
long as life endures. This University's aim is to
help you develop power of self-mastery that you
may never be a slave to indulgence or other
weaknesses; to develop virile manhood, beautiful
womanhood, so that in everyone of you may be
found at least the promise of a friend, a com-
panion, one who later may be fit for husband or
wife, an exemplary father or a loving, intelligent
mother, one who can face life with courage, meet
disaister with fortitude and face the future and
even death without fear.

Apply your education, for true education,
that for which the Church stands, is the applica-
tion of knowledge to the development of a noble
and Godlike character.

The Church of Jesus Christ


of Latter-day Saints

Speaking from the Tabernacle pulpit, the Prophet continually encourages pursuit of the
Savior's commandment to "Feed My Sheep," his own love for mankind exemplified in
almost a century of service. Teaching was his first profession, and at 23, he served a
mission to the British Isles. Later presiding over the European Mission, he now philoso-
phizes "Every member a missionary." Meeting the challenge of change in a jet-age world,
and with missionary work and temple building reaching their highest development,
David O. McKay has given a dynamic dimension to the Church of Jesus Christ.

Board of Trustees Directs
Church Educational Imtitutiom

LDS philosophy teaches that formal schooling is a r
part of one's purposeful preparation for joy and service \
here and eternal life hereafter. Supporting this belief in
behalf of the students of BYU was the Board of Trustees,
chairmanned by President David O. McKay and com-
prised of men of great wisdom and faith. The Church edu-
cational institutions were combined under the direction
of this Board made up of the First Presidency, the Council
of the Twelve Apostles and other prominent leaders.
Conscious of the needs of today's youth, this governing
body attempted to provide students with the best in edu-
cational opportunities and oversaw expansion of facilities.

President N. Eldon Tanner offers festimony.


Marlon D. Hanks

A. Theodore Tuttle

John H. Vandenberg

Paul Dunn

Thousands of saints from throughout
the world (left) gather in Salt Lake
Tabernacle for Conference. First Presi-
dency of the Church assembles below.

eft to right: Joseph Fielding Smith, Hugh B. Brown, David O. McKay, N. Eldon Tanner, Thorpe B. Isaacson.


"HE IS A MAN who is totally consecrated to this
University, to its unique divine purposes, and to the
youth of Zion ... he is a man of tremendous vision. He
has a simple and deep faith in the Gospel of Jesus
Christ. . . ." Introduced as such in a student assembly by
Stephen Covey this year, he is President Ernest L.
Wilkinson, a man of tireless dedication and service.

Claiming no "spare" time, BYU's president takes an
avid interest in politics, affairs of state, and sports. Ex-
tremely energetic, he performs 50 phyiscal exercises, in-
cluding push-ups and sit-ups, every morning. Though his
dynamic personality may at times appear to be brusque,
there is no mistaking the glint of a constant light in his
eye. "My greatest accomplishment," he said, "is being
Alice Ludlow's husband." Mrs. Wilkinson's presence is
truly graciousness in their home. They are the parents
of five children and a dozen grandchildren. For them the
President indicated that his greatest desire is that they
"become responsible, faithful members of the Church, and
gain a good education with a desire to serve mankind."

Ogden, Utah, was his childhood home and Ernest
Wilkinson was educated at Weber College, BYU, and
George Washington University Law School where he
graduated summa cum laude. Receiving his doctorate
from Harvard University, he then practiced for many
years with a law firm in Washington, D.C.

He personally testifies that great strength is derived
from rising above one's unfavorable environment, and
asserts that his mother and a Church school have been
guiding influences in his life. To his father he owes his
remarkable zest and capacity for work. "The opportunity
to work is God's greatest blessing to mankind" affirms
his belief that no one will be successful as a student or
in any profession on a 40-hour week.

President Wilkinson's accomplishments and contri-
butions to the nation and society form an almost in-
exhaustible list. Among them he has helped to reorgan-
ize the USO, served on National Right to Work and
Army /Navy Chaplains Committees; on the Boards of
Trustees of the Foundation for Economic Education and
Overseers of Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge. He
and Mrs. Wilkinson have offered their time and talents
to numerous charities and underprivileged groups, very
often in lieu of vacations.

Of the destiny of Brigham Young University in the
ne.xt ten years. President Wilkinson has said it will be-
come a great center of learning with emphasis on the
whole person. Developing individuals with religious dedi-
cation, this university "will produce those people who
will be the real Christian leaders of not only our Church
but of people throughout the world^'




ISVilkinson Renders Endless Service

A man of dynamic personality, great vision and accomplishment, and energetic service, Brigham Young University's President Ernest L.
Wilkinson displays a sense of humor and quick wit. "My greatest accomplishment is being Alice Ludlow's husband . . . and you can put that
down," he told interviewers. Then with a smile, "I'll get a good dinner for that tonight." A living example of the value of hard work, the
U.S. Court of Claims discovered on the basis of time devoted to his office that lawyer Wilkinson had crowded 26 years of work into 16.


Administrators Limit
Enrollment to 20,000

Functioning as an advisory board to President Wil-
kinson, the Administrative Council oversaw major ex-
pansion programs which included plans for the new Life
Sciences Building. When completed, this structure will
contain 219,000 square feet (or the equivalent of five
and one half football fields) of floor space. In addition
it will house eight campus ward bishopric offices. To
provide more classroom and office space in the Jesse
Knight Building, construction was begun this year on a
wing extension. Limiting the BYU enrollment to a stu-
dent population of 20,000 was also a decision of the
Administrative Council. Under the direction of President
Wilkinson, Dean of Students J. Elliot Cameron also as-
sisted in administrative policy-making as a member of
this board. These were men whose services did not end
with their university responsibilities, but extended to a
concern for the spiritual and personal welfare of students.

Clyde D. Sandgren, Vice-president and General Counsel, practiced
law prior to coming to BYU. President of BYU Second Stake and
father of 6 children, he is also Secretary to the Board of Trustees.

Earl C. Crockett, Academic Vice-president since 1957, was formerl
an Economics professor at the Univ. of Colorado where he re
ceived the Stearns Medal for outstanding service and teaching.

Assistant to the President and Director of University Relation!
Stephen R. Covey studied at Harvard and European universitie'
Past Irish Mission President, he and his wife have 5 childrer j


ippointed this year as Assistant to the President, David B. Haighf,

3ther of 3, was formerly a Stake President and mayor of
alo Alto, California, and served as Scottish Mission President.

As Vice-president of Business Affairs, Ben E. Lewis directs varied

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