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Boyd, Betty, b. 1922



From WVU website on Betty Boyd Loans:

Alice E. “Betty” Boyd was born 1922 April 10, in Brooklyn, New York. She received a bachelor’s degree from WVU in speech and pre-medicine in 1942. Betty Boyd served West Virginia University for almost four decades. She was Director of the YWCA and YMCA from 1948–1952; Assistant Dean of Women, 1952–1955; Dean of Women, 1955–1968; Associate Dean of Student Educational Services, 1968–1980; and Dean of Student Life, 1980–1987.

She received numerous awards during her lifetime, including the Mary Catherine Buswell Award for outstanding contributions to West Virginia University women; Most Loyal Mountaineer; the Order of Vandalia for unselfish dedication to WVU; and the West Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators Distinguished Service Award. She was also inducted into Mountain, a student honorary, and Mortar Board’s honorary alumni chapter.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Association of Women Students, Minute Books

Collection Number: A&M 2288
Overview Minutes of meetings held by various committees and boards of the West Virginia University Association of Women Students, including the Student Government Council (1934-1940), the Executive Board (1940-1960), the Student Government Judiciary Committee (1927-1931), the Judiciary Council (1960-1967), and the Program Board (1962-1965). Includes one account book for the years 1928 to 1939. For photographs related to this collection, go to and search for this collection's four...
Dates: 1927-1966

Lenna Lowe Yost, Suffragist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1851
Overview Papers of Lenna Lowe Yost, prominent leader of West Virginia's suffrage movement and the first woman to chair a major political party national convention. She was born in Basnettville, Marion County in 1878, the daughter of Jonathan S. and Columbia Basnett Lowe; died in Washington, D.C. in 1972, at the age of 94. Papers include clippings of articles by Yost, correspondence, biographical material, speeches, and other material. Subjects include prohibition, West Virginia State College...
Dates: 1913-1959

West Virginia University, Office of Student Life, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2833

Office files from the Office of Student Life, Dean Betty Boyd. "Students for Dem. Society (SDS)" and "Suspension and Probation Information". 2 files, ca. 1967-1972. ca. 100 items.

Dates: 1949-71

West Virginia University, Student Affairs, Material regarding Art Objects for Towers Residence Halls

Collection Number: A&M 5205
Overview Correspondence, photographs, invoices, receipts, and other material regarding art objects which decorated the Towers residence halls. The material mainly consists of correspondence between Betty Boyd, who was Dean of Women and later Assistant Director of Student Educational Services, and artists, art gallery owners, and university staff regarding the acquisition of art objects from 1964-1967. Art objects considered for purchase, donated, commissioned, or acquired included a number of...
Dates: 1964-2009; Majority of material found within 1964-1965

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