Dean Richard Eddy has announced several administrative personnel changes in Brigham Young University's Division of Continuing Education.
Bert Gividen has joined the department of independent study as curriculum developer. Gividen will work with the colleges of education, engineering, and biological and agricultural sciences. Gividen has been director of conferences and workshops for eight years.Assuming directorship of conferences and workshops is R. Dwight Laws. Since 1985, Laws has been associate director of the department of travel study. Before joining BYU, he was with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
George Talbot has been named associate director of travel study. Talbot has served for the past 10 years as comptroller for the travel study division.
Joining the travel study division is M. Lynn Abbott. Abbott has been a financial officer with BYU Financial Services for eight years.
S. Kenneth Robbins will work with Church Education System Northern Utah-Ogden Programs. His responsibilities include scheduling, programming and administering "Know Your Religion" and "Especially for Youth" programs, Education Weeks, and special symposia for northern Utah and southern Idaho communities. Robbins has been with the division 23 years.
Steven Taggart, an MBA candidate at BYU, will serve as Continuing Education's financial officer. He has been with the division seven years.
Neil Carlile will assume responsibility for off-campus adult Education Week, Education Day, and Know Your Religion programs. He has been with the Division of Continuing Education for six years.
R. Michael deJager, new to the division, will work with the College of Fine Arts and Communications and the Law School developing and administering conferences and workshops.