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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:

College of Arts and Sciences Promotional Tapes

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UnivRec-0443
Scope and Contents The College of Arts and Sciences Promotional Tapes consists of four 3/4" videotapes of interviews with various persons in the East Tennessee State University community and the Johnson City, Tennessee community concerning the value of a liberal arts education along with one 3/4" videotape of upper and middle class homes within the Johnson City area. The first four videotapes include interviews with Dr. Dorothy C. Dobbins, associate dean, College of Medicine, Student Affairs, ETSU (length:...
Dates: 1990

Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences Records

Identifier: UnivRec-0169
Scope and Contents The Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences Records contain proposal drafts and minutes of the Curriculum and Calendar Conversion Committees; incoming and outgoing correspondence, newsletters, and announcements relating to other campus offices and educational agencies; student requests to drop classes; and degree descriptions for various departments. The records date from 1977-79, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978-79. The original acquisition contained 1.25 linear feet of faculty...
Dates: 1977-1979

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-0168

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.

Dates: 1951-1981; 1962-1981

Helen Hollingsworth Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-0395

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.

Dates: 1965-1998; 1978-1991

Office of the President Records: Burgin E. Dossett

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-0058
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...
Dates: 1949-1968; Majority of material found in 1950-1965

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Corporation records 4
Blueprints (reprographic copies) 2
Publications (document genre) 2
Universities and colleges--Departments 2
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Study and teaching 1