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College of Arts and Sciences records

 Collection
Identifier: 05.CAS

Scope and Contents

The College of Arts and Sciences records include materials regarding the history, operations and functions of the CAS from approximately 1968 to 2011.

The College of Arts and Sciences records have been divided into five series: Administration and history, Curriculum, Events and Communications, Advisory Council, and Council on Instruction.

The Administration and History series includes materials pertaining to the operations of the College of Arts and Sciences, and includes three subseries: Meeting Agenda and Minutes, Office of the Dean; Committee Reports, and Proposals and Academic Department Administrators. The subseries directly related to the Dean originate from the office of Linda Pritchard when she held the position. The Curriculum series includes program descriptions and proposals. The Curriculum Changes subseries contains materials related to changes from the 1960s through the 1970s. These changes include new courses, new programs, and change of courses to both the undergraduate and graduate programs in specific departments. Events and Communications includes clippings, news releases, newsletters, and materials regarding the Honors Celebrations. Finally, the Advisory Council and Council on Instruction series include meeting minutes and have been arranged chronologically.

Dates

  • Creation: 1968 - 2011

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

Administrative History

The College of Arts and Sciences provides advising to students in General Education as well as in the areas of their major and minor programs. The College of Arts and Sciences incorporates disciplines categorized by the Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts and offers more than 125 programs of study.

Extent

4.8 Linear Feet (3 record center cartons, 4 archives boxes, 1 halfsize archive box )

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The College of Arts and Sciences provides advising to students in General Education as well as in the areas of their major and minor programs. The College of arts and Sciences incorporates disciplines categorized by the Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts and offers more than 125 programs of study. The College of Arts and Sciences records include materials regarding the history, operations and functions of the CAS from approximately 1968 to 2011.

Arrangement of Materials

The College of Arts and Sciences records have been divided into five series: Administration and history, Curriculum, Events and Communications, Advisory Council, and Council on Instruction.

The Administration and History series includes materials pertaining to the operations of the College of Arts and Sciences, and includes two subseries: Committee Reports and Proposals and Academic Department Administrators. The Curriculum series includes program descriptions and proposals. Events and Communications includes clippings, news releases, newsletters, and materials regarding the Honors Celebrations. Finally, the Advisory Council and Council on Instruction series include meeting minutes and have been arranged chronologically.

Related Materials

For information on course proposals in the College of Arts and Sciences, see the Course Proposals collection.

[00.CP]: https://aspace.emich.edu/repositories/2/resources/28

Title
College of Arts and Sciences records
Status
Completed
Author
Courtney Dornburg, Natalie Morath, Alexis Braun Marks, CA, Brooke Boyst, CA
Date
2012 January 12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Eastern Michigan University Archives Repository

Contact:
Bruce T. Halle Library, Room 310
955 West Circle Drive
Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
734-487-2673