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The Committee on Courses of Study, consisting of university faculty and administrators, was charged with formulating policies and regulations on such matters as course offerings, military instruction, academic standards, grading systems, and academic regulations. The collection contains minutes, correspondence, and proposed academic regulations generated by the committee and its various subcommittees.
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The Committee on Courses of Study records consist of minutes, correspondence, and proposed academic regulations dating from 1919 to 1935. The minutes document the attendance of members and topics discussed at the meetings. Possible areas of concern for the committee are expressed in the correspondence by members and non members. The logistics of scheduling meetings are also discussed in the correspondence. Draft and final versions of proposed academic regulations are also included.
The Committee on Courses of Study was established to formulate university-wide policies and regulations on such matters as course offerings, military instruction, and academic standards. Members were appointed from both the faculty and administration. Meetings were held at the suggestion of a member of the committee or upon advice from the president of the university. Actions of the committee were reported to and considered by the President and the University Senate. The committee existed as early as 1917; the date of its final discontinuation is unknown. In January 1929, the Committee on Courses of Study changed its name to the Committee on Instruction. In April 1930, the name was changed, again, to the Committee on Educational Standards and Academic Regulations. No apparent modification of duties accompanied the name changes.
This collection is organized as one series:
The source of these records is unknown.
Metal fasteners were removed and replaced with plastic clips over pieces of acid-free paper. The records were organized in chronological order and placed in acid-free folders in an acid-free box.
Part of the Special Collections and University Archives