Skip to main content
Intellect

Dale Cressman named associate chair of Communications Department

Brad Rawlins, chair of Brigham Young University’s Department of Communications, announced that broadcast journalism professor Dale Cressman will fill the role of associate chair of undergraduate studies.

The position was previously held by Ed Carter who will now supervise the university’s newspaper, The Daily Universe.

Cressman will continue to develop the department’s undergraduate program and assist students on their paths to graduation. He will also continue to teach in the department.

Rawlins said Cressman is a good administrator and has an excellent understanding of the undergraduate curriculum for the department. “Dr. Cressman has already demonstrated the energy and passion he has toward the undergraduate learning for our students,” Rawlins said.

Cressman plans to emphasize assessment of teaching and learning, and to work on developing new curriculum to meet challenges currently facing print and broadcast journalism.

"Dr.Cressman brings to the associate chair role a rare blend of professional and academic experience,” said Susan Walton, also an associate department chair.

For more information, contact G. Vishweshwaran at (801) 602-4815.

Writer: Brandon Garrett

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

BYU engineers etch entirety of The Book of Mormon on a microchip wafer

September 29, 2022
A group of innovative BYU students from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department found a way to etch the entire text of The Book of Mormon onto a thin silicon disc (called a wafer in the electronics world) that can fit in the palm of your hand.


overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU quiz bowl brainiacs compete on NBC’s Capital One College Bowl

September 27, 2022
Years of studying, hours of watching Jeopardy, and a general love of learning have landed three Brigham Young University students on a nationally televised stage this fall as they showcase their trivia chops on season two of NBC’s “Capital One College Bowl.”
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

It just makes cents: BYU study shows children need hands-on experience to learn financial responsibility

September 22, 2022
Children who are given opportunities to manage money when they're young are more likely to be financially responsible as they enter adulthood, says a new study from BYU.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=