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College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: 11/2/9
The minutes of the meeting of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences document the development of policy and other administrative matters of the College from its inception in 1856 through the present. Among various matters recorded in the minutes are the adoption of new or revised rules and degree requirements, curricular changes, committee appointments, reports of committees, recommendations for students' awards and honors, recommendations for promotion and graduation of students, and student petitions.

Dates

  • 1856-1996

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

10.00 Boxes

Abstract

The minutes of the meeting of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences document the development of policy and other administrative matters of the College from its inception in 1856 through the present. Among various matters recorded in the minutes are the adoption of new or revised rules and degree requirements, curricular changes, committee appointments, reports of committees, recommendations for students' awards and honors, recommendations for promotion and graduation of students, and student petitions.

Arrangement Note

The minutes dating between 1856 and 1916 are holographic and contained in three oversized ledger volumes. Minutes dating from the period 1910-1965 are typewritten and contained in bound volumes. Minutes dating from 1965 are loose-leaf and arranged chronologically in folders. Minutes of the Administrative Council, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities divisions of the College date between 1934 and 1959 and are filed chronologically in Box 6 of the series.

The minutes are indexed on two sets of cards covering the period 1910-1971. The first set relates to minutes from the years 1910-1941 while the second set pertains to minutes dating from 1941 to 1971. Cards are arranged alphabetically according to topical headings.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred to the University Archives on April 16, 1979 (Accession Number 79-64) and incrementally thereafter.

Processing Information

Ben Scott; April 16, 1996 Reboxed and finding aid revised by Katherine Lawson; November 29, 2004.
Title
Guide to the College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Minutes
Author
Ben Scott
Date
05/11/2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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