Faculty Announcements and Committee Reports, 1912, 1931, 1936, 1938-
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Brief Description: Faculty Announcements and Committee reports concerning curriculum requirements, retirement plan, entrance requirements, course changes, adding courses and dropping courses, reports of the Personnel Bureau (1938), report of the divisional Committee (1941), report of the social Science Planning Committee (1943), preliminary report of the Committee on Future Plans for the College (1943), papers presented at conferences held April 21, 30, and May 6, 1943 concerning the status and prospects of social sciences at the University, report of the Committee on Admissions, proposal to offer a general curriculum for uncommitted freshmen and sophomore students, report on organizational structure and funding of social science research at the University (1962) and report of the Committee on Courses and Curricula (1962).  The series includes reports of the college policy (1958-60), policy and development (1966), general education (1958), courses and curricula (1961) and religious instruction (1964) committees and announcements of faculty meetings.
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Record Series Number: 15/1/811
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/1963
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences :

The dean's office of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences was formed in 1913, when the College of Literature and the Arts and the College of Science were combined.1

The primary duties of the dean are that of chief executive officer of the college and agent of the college faculty for the execution of the college educational policy. Among his other duties, the dean calls and presides over faculty meetings, makes faculty appointments and promotions, prepares the budget, and oversees the registration of the students.2

Under the dean are the four schools (Life Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Chemical Sciences) and 75 fields of study which comprise the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.3 This includes the administration of the General Curriculum, which was formerly the Division of General Studies, and is for freshmen and sophomores who have not chosen a field of study yet.4

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 27th Report, March 11, 1913, p. 200.

2. Faculty Handbook of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 1968-69, p. 10.

3. Undergraduate Programs, 1977-79, p. 313-14.

4. Board of Trustees Transactions, 54th Report, April 17, 1968, p. 996.

Subject Index
Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of
Social Science
Languages of Materials
English [eng]