BYU designated as headquarters of international studies group

Brigham Young University has been designated as the next world headquarters of the International Studies Association, which represents about 3,000 members and 58 countries.

W. Ladd Hollist, professor of political science at BYU, will be the executive director of the ISA when its headquarters are moved in July 1990 from the University of South Carolina to Provo, Utah. Headquarters will remain in Provo for five years."ISA provides a worldwide scholarly network, organized into research sections," explained Hollist. Scholars interested in international law, politics, education, environment and many other topics can work together and share information through ISA.

"What this means to BYU is a great deal of visibility and credibility," said Hollist.