Guide to the Division of Continuing Education Records, 1964-1998

Summary Information

Title: Division of Continuing Education Records, 1964-1998
Collection: UA.5051
Extent: 31.28 linear feet (61 boxes, 2 half-sized manuscript boxes, 1 archival slide box, 3 folders)
Abstract:

The Office of Continuing Education (named The Division of Educational Outreach and Summer Programs as of 2008) was established as early as 1974 and provides access to a continuum of educational and enrichment experiences for individuals outside the confines of the residential academic year, through field-based courses, conferences, camp programs, summer sessions offerings, and professional development programs. The Office of Continuing Education Records contain mostly administrative files and program information dating 1964-1998.

Creator: Division of Continuing Education.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Office of Continuing Education (called The Division of Educational Outreach and Summer Programs as of 2008) was established as early as 1974 and provides access to a continuum of educational and enrichment experiences for individuals outside the confines of the residential academic year, through field-based courses, conferences, camp programs, summer sessions offerings, and professional development programs. Although the Division of Educational Outreach and Summer Programs does not grant degrees, the offices within the division work closely with all academic departments and divisions of the University in order to better serve the various groups, individuals and geographic regions calling upon the university for its services. The offices within the Division of Educational Outreach and Summer Programs are: Appalachian State University Greater Hickory Partnership, Office of Conference and Camp Services, Office of Distance Education and Office of Summer Sessions and Professional Development.

Scope and Contents

The Office of Continuing Education Records contain mostly administrative files and program information dating 1964-1998. Administrative files include duplicate records of Dr. James W. Jackson, correspondence, planning documents, schedules, evaluations and reports. Program information files include course offerings, schedules, participant lists, proposals and press releases.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

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.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5051: Division of Continuing Education Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2003.161: Continuing Education Policies and Programs File, 1970-1989

UA.2004.053: Division of Continuing Education: Information for Use in Planning Degree Related Extension Programs, 1985

UA.2004.054: Reorganization of Division of Continuing Education (proposal from H. Durham to J. Thomas), 1984

UA.2004.055: Revised Policies and Procedures for Planning and Conducting UNC Degree-Related Extension Activities, 1981

UA.2004.232: Division of Continuing Education Policies and Programs File, 1975-1989

UA.2005.136: Continuing Education History File, 1971-1998

UA.2005.251: Extention and Distance Education Correspondence, 1966-1975 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.183: Division of Continuing Education Cluster Programs File, 1972-1985

UA.2006.193: ASU Continuing Education Credit File, 1974-1984 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.202: Office of Extension and Distance Education Cluster Program Files, 1974-1984

UA.2006.205: Extension and Distance Education Undergraduate Cluster Programs, 1973-1984

UA.2006.207: Continuing Education: Extension and Distance Education Administrative Files, 1974-1990

UA.2006.262: Division of Continuing Education: Inactive Credit Programs, 1980-1996 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2007.047: Cluster Programs (Closed), 1964-1979

UA.2007.149: A.S.U. Exhibits Program, College of Continuing Education: Appalachian Lifestyles, 198