College Policy and Development Committee Files

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Administrative Information

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Agendas

Minutes

Annual Reports

Correspondence

Curriculum and Faculty Development Initiatives

Committees and Subcommittees



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Title: College Policy and Development Committee Files, 1952-87Add to your cart.

ID: 11/1/58

Primary Creator: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Engineering

Extent: 4.6 cubic feet

Arrangement: By Subject.

Date Acquired: 04/01/2013

Subjects: Curriculum Development, Engineering, College of, Engineering Education, Engineering Instruction

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

College of Engineering Policy and Development Committee Files (1952-1987), include agendas, minutes, reports, correspondence, memos, and notes documenting the Committe's initiatives and activities revising curricula in the College, such as the formation of subcommittees devoted to educational reform and planning; the integration of social science and humanities courses into the Engineering curriculum; the addition or discontinuance of certain courses and programs (such as the addition of a baccalaureate program in Computer Science, 1970-1971, a Bioengineering program in 1966, and the end of the Mining Engineering curriculum in 1965); the debate over establishing a master's degree program in General Engineering (1968-1975) and the role of humanities and social sciences courses in the Engineering curriculum; the role of mathematics coursework in the undergraduate curriculum (1964-1965); and the activities of the Allerton Conference Planning Committee, (1964-1965). Includes correspondence with Nelson Wax, Harry H. Hilton, Nathan M. Newmark, Daniel C. Drucker, William L. Everitt, Andrew V. Granato, Narbey Khachaturian, John D. Haltiwanger, Howard L. Wakeland, and members of the University of Illinois Senate Committee on Educational Policy.

Biographical Note

Organized when the University opened in 1868 and formed as a college in March, 1873, the College of Engineering operates an experiment station, twelve departments, and a graduate program.

The duties of the Dean of the College of Engineering have evolved from being chairman at faculty meetings to being chief administrator for and representative of the College within the University system.1 In this capacity as chief administrator, the Dean has the power to create positions and offices under his direct control in order to meet his obligations to both faculty and students.2

The Measurement Program was created in 1948.3 It is a branch of the Engineering Experiment Station, which was founded in 1909 and placed under the control of the Dean of the College.4 It functions as a service group for the entire campus by calibrating and repairing optical and electrical laboratory equipment used for experimentation or instruction.5

Student Placement is an office providing information and assistance to graduating students seeking employment.6 This office developed as a result of the University's policy of leaving employment counseling to the deans of the colleges.7 Its budget and staff are incorporated into the general administrative allocations of the College.8

The Bioengineering office was created in 1973 when the Urbana-Champaign Senate approved a recommendation from the College of Engineering for the establishment of a bioengineering option. Because students in any of the engineering curricula are eligible to participate in this option, this office was placed under the control of the Dean of the College.9

1. Ira O. Baker and Everett King. A History of the College of Engineering of the University of Illinois, 1868-1945, p. 114-116.

2. Statutes, September 1, 1957, p. 10.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 44th Report, June 15, 1948, p. 1289.

4. Ira O. Baker and Everett King. A History of the College of Engineering of the University of Illinois, 1868-1945, p. 116.

5. Interview with the Acting Director, February, 1980.

6. Interview with the Assistant Dean, February, 1980.

7. Annual Register, 1943-1944, p. 109.

8. Board of Trustees Transactions, 41st Report, June 24, 1941, p. 317.

9. Board of Trustees Transactions, 57th Report, March 21, 1973, p. 234.

Subject/Index Terms

Curriculum Development
Engineering, College of
Engineering Education
Engineering Instruction

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Archives

Access Restrictions: None.


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[Series 1: Agendas, 1969-1986],
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[Series 3: Annual Reports, 1950-1977],
[Series 4: Correspondence, 1956-1982],
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Series 3: Annual Reports, 1950-1977Add to your cart.
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Folder 23: 1986-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Summaries of Reports prepared by CP&D, 1959-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Comments on Reports, 1967-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Index of Annual Reports, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Miscellaneous Reports, 1970-1971Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: 1961-1962Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: Evaluation Subcommittee Reports, 1973-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: International Programs Report, 1967-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Subcommittees Report, 1967-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Student Affairs, 1966-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Engineering Curriculum in First Two Years, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Awards Committee, 1975-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Pass-Fail, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Proficiency Examinations, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 12: M.S. in General Engineering, 1966-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Graduation Requirements, 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Humanities and Social Sciences, 1965-1966, 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Goals of Engineering Education, 1965-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Engineering Education and Urban Problems, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Freshman Chemistry, 1966-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Faculty Development, 1966-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Faculty Promotions, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Beginning Chemistry, 1964-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Systems Engineering, 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Statistics Report, 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Chemical Engineering, 1975-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Academic Performance of UIUC Freshmen in Engineering Report, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Social Science, Humanities, and Free Electives, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Long Range Planning Committee Research Council, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Materials Coordinating Committee Report, 1977Add to your cart.

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