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East Tennessee State University. College of Arts and Sciences


Administrative History

The School of Arts and Sciences was first organized at East Tennessee State College in 1956. The school became the College of Arts and Sciences in 1966. The dean is the chief administrative officer of the College and reports directly to the Vice-President for Academic Affairs. The associate dean serves as the dean's chief administrative assistant. The dean and associate dean are responsible for the orderly academic operation of the college, communications to faculty on matters affecting college, carrying out policies adopted by faculty, recommending policies and procedures to faculty for their consideration, and receiving and transmitting faculty concerns on policies or actions.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences Records

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 169
Arrangement The records are divided into two series: Series 1, General Office Files, 1977-1979 and Series 2, Personnel Files, 1978-1979.

College of Arts and Sciences Promotional Tapes

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 443
Arrangement The tapes are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-168
Arrangement The records are divided into four series: Series 1, General Office Files; Series 2, Chairmen's Council Minutes; Series 3, Professional Load Reports; and Series 4, Graduate Assistant Files. In Series 1 the files for the 1972-1973 academic year are missing, and in Series 3 reports for 1971-1972 are missing.

Helen Hollingsworth Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-395
Arrangement The collection is arranged into two series: Papers and Photographs. The items are arranged alphabetically by subject or document type. The folders containing correspondence are arranged alphabetically by last name of the recipient, and then by date.

Office of the President Records: Burgin E. Dossett

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-58
Scope and Contents The papers of Burgin E. Dossett reflect the administration of East Tennessee State University during his tenure as university president; his participation in local and state educational organizations; and his interaction with other education professionals and government agencies. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, annual reports, committee reports and minutes, newsletters, and bulletins. The records span from 1949 to 1968. Records relating...