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Centre College Faculty Papers and Records
Centre College Special CollectionsDanville, Kentucky 40422 USA
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[Identification of item], Faculty Papers and Records, 1860-1991, CC-17, Special Collections, Centre College, Danville.
6.1 linear feet, 6 boxes, 27 volumes
The collection is a compilation of faculty/committee correspondence, minutes, reports, policy statements and other miscellaneous materials. The minutes of the faculty from 1860, constituting the most informative series of the collection, have survived intact from the great Danville fire of 1860. Of special interest are the minutes and reports of Council III which document significant curriculum changes in the late 1960's.
CC-17, Miscellaneous Faculty records and papers, is a compilation collection consisting of faculty/committeecorrespondence, minutes, reports, policy statements, self-studies and other miscellaneous materials. Only theminutes of the faculty have survived virtually intact from 1860 (previous minutes were lost in the great Danvillefire of 1860) and constitute the most important and most informative series in this collection. Together with theminutes of the Board of Trustees, they are without doubt the most vital records of the College. Also of interestare the minutes and reports of Council III (Curriculum) for their deliberations over the significant curriculumchanges in the late 1960's; which concern co-ed residences and visitation policies, fraternity hazing, drugs andalcohol, counseling services, and student rights in general.
This box contains miscellaneous faculty and committee reports and policy statements, n. d., 1941-1981. These reports cover such topics as tenure and faculty research grants, and are arranged only in rough chronological order.
This series contains various reports, summaries, correspondence, course objectives, and self-study materials concerning an intensive self-study in general education undertaken by Centre. The project was organized in cooperation with the American Council on Education and in conjunction with the University of Chicago. Dates are approximately 1937 to 1945. The series remains unarranged.
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