Guide to the Department of English Records

Summary Information

Title: Department of English Records
Collection: UA.5029
Extent: 15 feet (30 boxes)
Abstract:

The Department of English Records contain administrative and academic files, as well as correspondence between the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English, the chairperson, and other department faculty.

Creator: Department of English

Biographical/Historical Note

Courses in English have always been taught at Appalachian State University and its predecessor institutions. For some time, English courses were offered by the Department of Languages until 1960 when the Department of English was established. The department, in the College of Arts and Sciences, currently offers undergraduate and graduate courses, leading to a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Arts and a Master of Science degree.

Scope and Contents

The Department of English Records contain administrative and academic files, as well as correspondence between the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English, the chairperson, and other department faculty. The administrative files include daily operations documents, logistical planning documents, memoranda, budgets, agendas, meeting minutes, faculty appointments and committee/council recommendations. Academic files include syllabi, course descriptions, grant proposals, paper publications, curriculum proposals and reports/surveys.

Arrangement

Series I: Committees and Faculty Meetings, Series II: Academic Curriculum, Series III: Annual Reports, and Series IV: Administration are all arranged in alphabetical order.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The collection was transferred from the Department of English between 2006 and 2012.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Claire Stamper and Trevor McKenzie, April 2015. A portion of the collection was initially processed by Grant Maher.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5029: Department of English Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina 28608.

Container List

Series I: Committees and Faculty Meetings, 1974-2007, undated

Series Description

Series I: Committees and Faculty meetings contains minutes, correspondence, and notes from faculty and committee meetings within the Department of English.

  Box Folder

A+S Council, 2003-2004

1 1

A+S Council, 2004-2005

1 2

A+S Council, 2005-2006

2 7

ADE New Chair Seminar, July 2001

1 3

Advising, 1995-2002

1 4

Advisory Committee, 2002-2003

1 5

Advisory Committee, 2003-2004

1 6

Advisory Committee, 2004-2005

1 7

Advisory Committee, 2005-2006, Undated

1 8

App Leap, 2002-2005

1 9

Appalachian Studies Faculty Workshop, 2001-2005, Undated

1 10

Appalachian Partnership [Folder 1], 1974-1993

1 11

Appalachian Partnership [Folder 2], 1974-1993

2 1

Appalachian Partnership [Folder 3], 1974-1993

2 2

Arts and Science Council, 1996-2001

2 3

Arts and Sciences Council, 2001-2002

2 4

Assessment Committee, 2002-2006, Undated

2 5

Assistant Chior, 2000-2006, Undated

2 6

BS-b Meetings, 1993-1996

3 1

Chair Compensation, 2004

3 2

Chair Evaluations, 2002

3 3

Chair, New, University Orientation, 2000-2001, Undated

3 4

Chair Retreat, 8/10/2001

3 5

Chair, UNC Workshop, June 2002

3 6

Chair Workshop, 2000-2001

3 7

Chair Workshop, 2002

3 8

Chair Workshop, 2005

3 9

Committees, 2000-2001

3 10

Committee Election, 2005, Undated

3 11

Committee Elections, 2002-2003

4 1

Committee Elections [Folder 2], 2003-2004,

4 2

Committee Elections, 2003-2004

4 3

Committee Elections, 2004-2005

4 4

Conferences, 2006

4 5

Council of Chairs, 1993-2001, Undated

4 6

Council of Chairs, 2002-2003

5 1

Council of Chairs, 2003-2004

5 2

Council of Chairs, 2005-2006

5 3

Department Committees, 1993-1994

5 4

Department Meetings, 1992-1994

5 5

Department Meetings, 1994-1996

5 6

Department Meetings, 1996-1997

5 7

Department Meetings [Folder 2], 1996-1997

5 8

Department Meetings, 1997-1998

6 1

Department Meetings, 1998-1999

6 2

Department Meetings [Folder1], 1999-2000

6 3

Department Meetings [Folder 2], 1999-2000

6 4

Department Meetings, 2000-2001

6 5

Department Meetings, 2001-2002

7 1

Department Meetings, 2002-2003

7 2

Department Meetings, 2003-2004

7 3

Department Meetings, 2004-2005

7 4

Dept. Faculty Meetings, 1993

7 5

Dept. Faculty Meetings, 1993-1994

7 6

Dept. Faculty Meetings, 1994

7 7

Dept. Faculty Meetings, 1995-1996

7 8

Dept. Faculty Meetings, 1996

7 9

Dept. Meeting Minutes, 2006-2007

8 1

Dept. Mtgs, 2005-2006, Undated

8 2

DPC, 2003-2004

8 3

DPC, 2004-2005

8 4

DPC, 2005-2006

8 5

Evaluation of Faculty Policies and Procedures, 1994-2004

8 6

Faculty Evaluations, 2003-2004

8 7

Faculty Evaluations, 2004-2005

8 8

Faculty Evaluations, Draft Report, 2005

8 9

Faculty Evaluation Drafts, 2005-2006

8 10

Faculty Meetings, 11/26/91-8/17/92

9 1

Faculty Meetings, 10/22/92-4/14/94

9 2

Faculty Meetings Dept, 1997-1998

9 3

Faculty Meetings Dept, 1998-1999

9 4

Faculty Meetings Dept, 1999-2000

9 5

Faculty Meetings Dept, 2000-2001

9 6

Graduate Faculty, 2004-2005

9 7

Graduate Faculty and Bullitin, 2002-2003

9 8

Hubbies, 2004-2005

9 9

Institutional Review Board, 2002

9 10

Legal Issues, 2004

9 11

Memos from Chain, 2001-2002, Undated

9 12

NCATE Report, 2001

9 13

NCATE/ SDPI, 1995-1996

9 14

NCATE/SDPI, 1996

10 1

OCSA, 2000-2003

10 2

OCSA Policy, Pre 2001 Applications, 1990-1999

10 3

OCSA Requests, 2002-2006

10 4

Office of Insstitutional Research, 1992-1993

10 5

Georgia Rhoades Vita, 2000-2002

10 6

Secretaries, 2000-2005

10 7

Senate, 2004-2005

10 8

Staff Issues, 1976-1990

10 9

Workload Committee, 1994-2000

10 10
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Series II: Academic Curriculum, 1987-2009, undated

Series Description

Series II: Academic Curriculum contains materials on the decisions related to the the curriculum within the Department of English. Included are materials related the proposal of specific courses as well as programs within the Department.

  Box Folder

Academic Freedom, Undated

11 1

Academic Integrity Board (AIB), 1987-1990

11 2

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee, 1996

11 3

Academic Policies and Procedures Committee Ad Hoc, 1998-2000

11 4

Advising, 2000-2005,undated

11 5

App minutes, 5/7/03

11 6

AP+P (Film; WC course), 3/3/04

11 7

AP+P, 12/1/04

11 8

AP+P, 1/11/06

11 9

AP+P minutes, 1/14/04

11 10

AP+P Proposals, 1996-2002, undated

11 11

AP+P Proposals, 2002

11 12

Associated Writing Programs, 2002

11 13

Atkinson/Kirkpatrick BA proposal, 2005

11 14

AWP Rediving, undated

11 15

BA in English, 1994

11 16

CCC Selected Topics form, undated

11 17

CCC/ AP+P, 2/27/04-3/3/04

11 18

Changes after, 9/18/03

11 19

Class Size Survey 041, 2003

11 20

College of Business, Business Writing, 2003-2005

12 1

Commencement program, 2002

12 2

Composition Program, 2001-2006, undated

12 3

Computer Lab Sign-in sheets, 2002

12 4

Computers and other such equipments, 1997-2000

12 5

Core Curriculum, 1990-1996

12 6

Core Curriculum Task Force, 2003-2004

12 7

Core Curriculum Task force, 2004-2005

12 8

Core Curriculum Task Force, 2005-2006

12 9

Corrected AP+P prop, Dec. 2001, undated

12 10

Creative Writing, 2004

12 11

Creative Writing Program, 1996-1997

12 12

Curr. Change general info, 2002-2003

13 1

Curr. Changes App minutes, 2001-2002

13 2

Curriculum and Planning, 1989-1990

13 3

Curriculum and Planning, 1991-1992

13 4

Curriculum and Planning [Folder 2], 1991-1992

13 5

Curriculum and Planning, 1993-1996

13 6

Curriculum and Planning, 2001-2002

13 7

Curriculum change summaries, 2004-2005

13 8

Curriculum Changes- gen. info and policies, 1995-2002, undated

13 9

Curriculum reform, 2002-2003

13 10

Curriculum reform- misc. proposal, 1991-2001

13 11

E. Beaulieu Discussion, 2001

13 12

Education Issue, 2003-2004

13 13

English as a "second academic concentration," 1999

13 14

English Department Unit Plan, 2001-2005

14 1

ESL, 2002-2004, undated

14 2

Ethnic Lot proposal to A+S, 9/2/03

14 3

Extra Syllabi, 2001, undated

14 4

Ethnic lot to AP+P, 12/3/03-1/14/04

14 5

Fall, 2003-2004, undated

14 6

Fall Scedule changes, 2004

14 7

Fall, 2006

14 8

Fall Schedule, 2007

14 9

Film concentration, 2002

14 10

Film Study (with theatre), 2003-2005

14 11

FL grad. proposals 024, 2002, undated

14 12

Folklore concentration, 2003

14 13

For AP+P, 5/7/03

14 14

Foreign languages and Lit., 2003-2005

14 15

Freshman seminar, 2004

14 16

Freshman seminar, 9/24/04

14 17

Graduate Assistanship, 2002-2003

15 1

Graduate exam Discussion 034, 2003

15 2

Graduate Faculty, 2000-2003

15 3

Graduate Program, 2001-2002

15 4

Graduate Program, 2002-2003

15 5

Graduate Program, 2003-2004

15 6

Graduate Program, 2004-2005

15 7

Graduate Program, 2005-2006

15 8

Graduate Program- Advanced masters proposal [File 1 of 2], 1998-1999

15 9

Graduate Program- Advanced Masters Proposal [File 2 of 2] 1998-1999

15 10

Graduate Program, Department of english review- enrollment and faculty, 1992-1997

16 1

Graduate Program, Department of English Review- Enrollment and faculty [folder 2], 1992-1997

16 2

Graduate Program, Department of English Review- Enrolment and Faculty [Folder 3], 1992-1997

16 3

Graduate Program, distance Education, Hickory, 2006

16 4

Graduate Program/ Program Reviews- English, Education, Masters, 2003

16 5

Graduate recruiting- CAS, 2003, undated

16 6

Graduate School, Resources for applicants, undated

16 7

Honors Program, 2001-2002, undated

16 8

IDS- BA in Liberal Studies, 2004-2005

16 9

IDS- Internet Studies, 2002

16 10

International Baccalaureate program, 1987-2003

16 11

International Programs (summer), 2000-2002

16 12

International Studies, 1993-1996

16 13

IRP requests -031, 2002-2003

16 14

Issues 5200, 2005

16 15

Law and Literature, 2001

16 16

MA Ed. Distance ed, 2005

16 17

Memos- beginning of year, 2000-2004

17 1

Morgan, rekent, 2002-2003

17 2

Name change- 2355, 12/1/04

17 3

Outstanding Scholar of the year, 1995

17 4

Placement testing AP, 1995,2001-2006

17 5

Plan- Dent, 1996-2005

17 6

Professional writing, 2003-2004, undated

17 7

Project Abstracts, undated

17 8

Prospects, thesis, Essay writing, undated

17 9

Remedial Ed Repent, 2001-2002

17 10

Research, undergraduate, 2005

17 11

Rhet comp for A+S, 3/1/05

17 12

2nd Round T-T, 044, 2004

17 13

SACS, 1990-1992

17 14

SACS II, 2000-2002

17 15

SACS, 1992-2000

17 16

SACS Assessment, 2000-2001

17 17

SAC in MAT [folder 1], 1998-1999

18 1

SAC in MAT [folder 2], 1998-1999

18 2

SACS (Loyd's Drafts), 1987-1991

18 3

SACS/NCATE, 1988-1992

18 4

SACS Report, 1991-1993

18 5

SACS Report, 2001-2002

18 6

Scholarship Committee, 2007

18 7

Selected topics proposal, 2006

18 8

Sent to A+ S (copies with corrections), 1/4/02

18 9

Southern lot proposal, undated

18 10

Spring Schedule, 2003-2004, undated

18 11

Spring, 2004-2005

19 1

Studeis in R+C, 2004, undated

19 2

Student comments/ exit interviews, 2003

19 3

Study Abroad, 2001-2004

19 4

Summer, 2003-2004, undated

19 5

Summer, 2004-2005, undated

19 6

Summer Schedule, 2008

19 7

Summer School, 2006

19 8

Summer Session, 2007

19 9

Teaching Fellows, 2004

19 10

Theatre and dance- screen writing, 2004

19 11

To A+S, 4/4/06

19 12

To A+S council, 2/3/09

20 1

To A+S for may, 2005

20 2

To A+S 1-10, 2002-2/4/03

20 3

To A+S for mtg (ed. courses), 10/05

20 4

To A+S Sub Comm. for March, 2005

20 5

To AP+P, 2004

20 6

To AP+P, 12/1/04,2005

20 7

To AP+P, 11/2/05

20 8

To AP+P, 11/30/05

20 9

To AP+P, 4/26/06

20 10

To CCC, 2/28/03

20 11

To CCC (into mly), 11/18/05

20 12

To Core Curr. Council, Price Lake/ Blue Ridge Ballroom, 10/31/03

20 13

To Grad Council, April 24, 2006

20 14

To Grad Council, 11/28/05

20 15

To Graduate Council, 4/18/05

20 16

To Graduate Council (Lit. course), 9/19/05

21 1

To Teacher Ed, 4/20/06

21 2

To Teacher Ed Council, 11/21/05

21 3

Transfer credit- Into Other Schools, 2000-2001

21 4

Undergraduate Studies Com., 2003-2005

21 5

Visiting Writers Series, 2005-2006

21 6

Women's Studies, 2003-2004

21 7

Workload, Faculty, 2005

21 8

Workload Report of English Faculty, 2005

21 9

Workload Study, Faculty, 1993

21 10

Workload Study, Faculty, 1994-1997

21 11

Workload Study, Faculty, 1997-1998

21 12

Workload Study, Faculty, 1999-2000

21 13
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Series III: Annual Reports, 1998-2006

Series Descriptions

Series III: Annual Reports contains copies of Annual Reports from the Department of English from 1998 through 2006.

  Box Folder

Advising Survey results, 2000-2006

22 1

Annual Reports, 2000-2001

22 2

Annual Report, 2001-2002

22 3

Annual Reports, 2002-2004

22 4

Annual Report, 2004-2005

22 5

Program Evaluation, 1998

22 6
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Series IV: Administration, 1985-2010, undated

Series Description

Series IV: Administration contains materials concerned with the Dean of the Department of English, professors, the Departmental budget, and admissions. Also included are materials detailing events held and publications produced by the Department of English.

  Box Folder

AAUP, 2001-2002, undated

23 1

Admissions Partnership Program, 1993-2005

23 2

Assessment of unit, 1991-2005

23 3

Assessment materials for SACS, 1994-2001

23 4

Assessment materials for SACS [folder 2], 1994-2001

23 5

Assessment survey forms, Spring 2001

23 6

Assessments, 2000-2001

23 7

BA- issues, 1998-2002, undated

24 1

Budget, 2002-2003

24 2

Budget Into, 2003-2004

24 3

Budget Into, 2004-2005

24 4

Budget Into, 2005-2006

24 5

Budget policy memos, 2003-2006

24 6

Budget workshhop new chairs, 9/12/03

24 7

Budget Request 051, 2003-2006, undated

24 8

Building, 2005-2006

24 9

CeCe Conway, 2002-2010

24 10

CeCe Conway correspondence, 2006-2008, undated

24 11

Cold Mountain Review, 2002-2006, undated

24 12

College Level Examination Program (CLEP), 2001

24 13

College Technology OLAN, 2001-2005, undated

24 14

Counseling Center, 1997, undated

24 15

Dean Byrd's Office, 1985-1989, undated

25 1

Dean Byrd's Office, 1986-1987, undated

25 2

Dean Byrd's Office, 1987-1988, undated

25 3

Dean Byrd's Office, 1988-1989, undated

25 4

Dean Byrd's Office, 1989-1990

25 5

Dean Conversation, 2001-2006, undated

25 6

Dean's Office, 1990-1991, undated

25 7

Dean's Office, 1991-1992, undated

26 1

Dean's Office, 1992-1993, undated

26 2

Dean's Office, 1993-1994, undated

26 3

Dean's Office, 1994-1995, undated

26 4

Dean's Office, 1995-1996, undated

26 5

Dean's Office, 1996-1997

26 6

Dean's Office, 1997-1998

27 1

Dean's Office, 1998-2000

27 2

Dean's Office, 1998-1999

27 3

Dean's Office, 2000-2001

27 4

English DFLL Proposals, 2001-2002

27 5

English Majors Scholarships [folder 1], 2000-2001, undated

27 6

English Majors Scholarships [folder 2], 1997-2002, undated

27 7

English majors Scholarships [folder 3], 1994-1998, undated

27 8

English major Scholarships [folder 4], 1997-1998, undated

28 1

End of Year, 2004-2005

28 2

Equip Request and estimates 034-041, 2003-2004, undated

28 3

Equipment orders, 2005-2006

28 4

Equipment quotes/ orders, 2002-2003, undated

28 5

Equipment requests- faculty, 2001-2004, undated

28 6

Extensim 051, 2005

28 7

Fall, 2005

28 8

Foreign travel apps 051, 2005

28 9

Foundation accounts- current, 2002-2006

28 10

Freshman Learning Communties, Fall 2004

29 1

FTNTT (COB), 2006-2007

29 2

FTNTT, 2005-2006

29 3

Grants, 2004-2005

29 4

GTAs 054-061, 2005

29 5

High Country student pub, 2001-2003, undated

29 6

Hiring, 2003-2004

29 7

Hiring- diversity (caroline turner), 9/13/04

29 8

Hiring- Policies + Gen. Into, 2003-2006, undated

29 9

Hughlene Frank VWS Endowment, 2004-2006

29 10

Jasm 2 ALA fund, 2004

29 11

Library, 2001-2004, undated

29 12

Letters to SACS, Spring 2005

29 13

Lynn Searfoss, 2007

29 14

New faculty, 2002

29 15

Pant-time contracts 041, 2003-2004

29 16

PDS, 2001-2005, undated

29 17

Plans for 307, undated

29 18

Prof. writing, 2005-2006

29 19

RCOE Conceptual framework, 2000-2005

29 20

Reappointment 054-061, 2005, undated

29 21

Reassigned time- dept, 2004

30 1

Rivers- coffey professorship, 1998-2006, undated

30 2

Salary, 2005-2006

30 3

Salary comparisms, 2001-2002

30 4

Scholarships- not yet funded, 2000-2001

30 5

Sherwood Anderson Review, 2004, undated

30 6

SIF savings Ideas, 2004, undated

30 7

Signage, 2003

30 8

Student life + learning, 2001

30 9

TA Contracts, 2004-2005

30 10

Teaching enhancement grants 034, 2003

30 11

Technology, 2003

30 12

Thank-you letters from dean, 2005-2006

30 13

Travel, 2002-2003

30 14

Travel, 2003-2004

30 15

Travel, 2004-2005

30 16

TT Prof. writing, 2005-2006

30 17

University policy, 2003-2004

30 18

Visiting Writers Series proposals + grants, 1993-1998

30 19

WEB CT, 2002-2003, undated

30 20

Website, 2004

30 21

Webcast- women + minomly hiring, 5/11/05

30 22

Whitener Cr. Wr. School, 2001

30 23

Winter Folk Festival, 2001-2002

30 24

Young, Bob, 2003

30 25

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