Guide to the Department of Philosophy and Religion Records, 1970-1996

Summary Information

Title: Department of Philosophy and Religion Records, 1970-1996
Collection: UA.5021
Extent: 5.0 linear feet (10 boxes)
Abstract:

The Department of Philosophy and Religion was established in 1965 and since 1968, has been in the College of Arts and Sciences. These records contain academic and administrative files including meeting minutes, faculty annual reports to the department, teaching evaluations, syllabi, guidelines, and other papers pertaining to courses and coursework between 1970 and 1996.

Creator: Department of Philosophy and Religion.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Department of Philosophy and Religion was established in the 1965-1966 academic year and since 1968, has been in the College of Arts and Sciences. Between 1965 and 2006, the department offered a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy & Religion, a minor in Philosophy & Religion, and minors in both respective disciplines. As of 2007, the department began offering Bachelor of Arts degrees in the separate disciplines, eliminating the combined major. Currently, no graduate coursework is offered by this department.

Scope and Contents

The Department of Philosophy and Religion Records contain academic and administrative files including meeting minutes, annual reports, syllabi, planning documents, and working files.  The collection materials date from between 1970 and 1996.  

Arrangement

This collection materials are arranged alphabetically by subject and then chronilogically. The working files have been treated as a subject, and listed at the end; these files are also arranged alphabetically by subject, 

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions: UA.2005.097; UA.2005.114; UA.2005.116; UA.2005.248; UA.2005.264; UA.2006.037; and UA.2006.127.

Processing Information

Processed by Dustin Witsman (Processing Archivist): August 2016.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5021: Department of Philosophy and Religion Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

  Box Folder

Academic Policies and Procedures Manual, 1973 

1 1

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee Meeting Minutes, 1972-1978 

1 2

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee Meeting Minutes, 1985-1989 

1 3

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee Meeting Minutes, 1989 

1 4

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee Meeting Minutes, 1990 

1 5

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee Meeting Minutes, 1991 

1 6

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee Meeting Minutes, 1992 

1 7

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee Meeting Minutes, 1993 

1 8

Annual Reports, 1971-1981 

1 9

Annual Reports, 1982 

1 10

Annual Reports, 1989 

1 11

Annual Reports, 1989-1990 

2 1

Annual Reports, 1990 

2 2

Annual Reports, 1990-1991 

2 3

Annual Reports, 1991-1992 

2 4

Annual Reports, 1992-1993 

2 5

Annual Reports, 1993 

2 6

Department Meeting Minutes, 1971-1972 

3 1

Department Meeting Minutes, 1972-1973 

3 2

Department Meeting Minutes, 1973-1974 

3 3

Department Meeting Minutes, 1974-1975 

3 4

Department Meeting Minutes, 1975-1976 

3 5

Department Meeting Minutes, 1976-1977 

3 6

Department Meeting Minutes, 1978-1979 

3 7

Department Meeting Minutes, 1981 

4 1

Department Meeting Minutes, 1982-1986 

4 2

Department Meeting Minutes, 1987-1989 

4 3

Department Meeting Minutes, 1990-1991 

4 4

Department Meeting Minutes, 1992-1993 

4 5

Department Meeting Minutes, 1994-1995 

4 6

Department Meeting Minutes, 1996 

4 7

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1975-1978 

5 1

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1980-1981 

5 2

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1982 

5 3

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1983-1984 

5 4

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1985-1986 

5 5

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1986-1987 

5 6

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1987-1988 

5 7

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1988-1989 

5 8

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1989-1990 

6 1

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1990-1991 

6 2

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1991-1992 

6 3

Departmental Personnel Committee, 1992-1993 

6 4

Graduate Council Meeting Minutes, 1983-1989 

7 1

Graduate Council Meeting Minutes, 1991 

7 2

Graduate Council Meeting Minutes, 1993 

7 3

Long-Range Planning Documents, 1984-1989 

7 4

Long-Range Planning Documents, 1986-1991 

7 5

Long-Range Planning Documents, 1988-1993 

7 6

Working Files 1974-1993 

  Box Folder

Activities, Faculty, 1990-1993 

8 1

Affirmative Action, 1974-1978 

8 2

Annex Demolition, 1993 

8 3

Application for Board of Trustees Travel Study Grant, 1991-1992 

8 4

Assessment, 1982-1992 

8 5

Brochures, 1984 

8 6

Colloquium, 1979 

8 7

Committee for the Study of Humanities, 1991-1993 

8 8

Convocation, 1991 

8 9

Course Enrollment Statistics, 1966-1987 

8 10

Core Curriculum Council Meeting Minutes, 1991-1993 

8 11

Council of Chairs, 1988-1990 

8 12

Curriculum Proposals, 1989-1991 

8 13

Dean's Staffing Plan, 1987 

8 14

Doctoral Study Program (Board of Governors), 1990-1991 

8 15

Equal Opportunity Compliance Reports, 1980-1986 

9 1

Equal Opportunity Documents, 1989-1994 

9 2

External Activities, Faculty, 1993 

9 3

Publications, Faculty, 1990-1995 

9 4

Graduate Faculty, 1986-1991 

9 5

Graduation Rates, Plan To Improve, 1993 

9 6

Hiring Policies, 1983-1987 

9 7

Institutional Assessment Committee, Curricululm Council, 1991 

9 8

International Activities, Faculty, 1993 

9 9

International Studies Programs, 1990 

9 10

Job Strategies for Liberal Arts Students, 1983 

9 11

Library Matters, 1991-1993 

9 12

Memo from Dean Byrd Regarding Full Professor Salary, 1989 

10 1

Off Campus Scholarly Assignments, Faculty, 1985-1991 

10 2

Organizational Charts, 1991-1993 

10 3

Philosophy and Religion Day, 1987-1990 

10 4

Program Assessment Committee, 1992-1993 

10 5

Project Lodestar, 1982 

10 6

Release Time Memos, 1981-1987 

10 7

Review of Credit Hour Requirements, 1991 

10 8

Scholarship Information, 1994 

10 9

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1992 

10 10

Space Allocation, 1990 

10 11

Student Opinion Survey, 1984 

10 12

Student Paper Award, 1989-1990 

10 13

Summer Sessions Advisory Council Meeting Minutes, 1984-1992 

10 14

Syllabi, 1991-1992 

10 15

Task Force on Educational Goals at the Undergraduate Level, 1989-1990 

10 16

Undergraduate Program Review Data, 1985-1990 

10 17

University Research Council, 1992 

10 18

Who's Who Nominations, 1989-1990 

10 19