Guide to the John A. Walker College of Business Records, 1961-2005

Summary Information

Title: John A. Walker College of Business Records, 1961-2005
Collection: UA.5071
Extent: 144.15 linear feet (267 boxes, 24 half-sized manuscript boxes, 1 records carton, 6 shoeboxes, 1 small flip-top box, 1 oversize box)
Abstract:

The Walker College of Business was established in 1970, with the formation of other colleges after Appalachian State Teachers College became Appalachian State University, and incorporated the already extant Department of Economics and Department of Business. These records contain program files, committee and council files, administrative files, correspondence, and many records from the Dean's Office, 1961-2005, with bulk dates of 1980-2000.

Creator: John A. Walker College of Business.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Walker College of Business was established in 1970, with the formation of other colleges after Appalachian State Teachers College became Appalachian State University, and incorporated the already extant Department of Economics and Department of Business. The college was named for John A. Walker in 1976. Walker was an executive vice president for Lowe's Companies, Inc. and a major donor to ASU's College of Business. As of 2011, the College of Business offers undergraduate and graduate coursework in a variety of areas including: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Risk Management & Insurance. The college also offers a Masters of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting.

Scope and Contents

The John A. Walker College of Business Records contain program files, committee and council files, administrative files, correspondence, and many records from the Dean's Office. These records date 1961-2005, with bulk dates of 1980-2000. Program files are often both academic and administrative in nature, including reports, proposals, memoranda, and policies and procedures. Also included are the CEO Lecture Series Files, 1988-2005. This accession contains information on the lectures themselves, including video and audio of many of the lectures, as well as administrative files pertaining to the organization of the events. Records from the Dean's Office include correspondence with other departments, faculty and university staff, as well as information on various committees and councils within the College of Business.

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.5071: John A. Walker College of Business 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.2005.004: College of Business Departmental File, 1987-1988

UA.2005.005: Business Student Administration File, 1977-1989

UA.2005.006: College of Business Self-Study/Planning File, 1986-1987

UA.2005.007: Business Faculty Administrative File, 1980-1987

UA.2005.008: College of Business Programs File, 1983-1988

UA.2005.063: College of Business Annual Reports and Business Advisory Council Files, 1971-1989

UA.2005.068: College of Business Dean's Office Correspondence File, 1981-1987

UA.2005.094: College of Business Dean's Office: Organizations/Associations, 1983-1989

UA.2005.101: College of Business Dean's Office Committees, Councils, and Commencement Files, 1970-1994

UA.2005.142: College of Business Dean's Office Conferences and Workshops Conducted, 1996-1999 [Restricted due to confidential information.]

UA.2005.143: College of Business Dean's Office Records, 1973-1996 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.146: College of Business Dean's Office Conferences and Workshops, 1982-1997 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.173: College of Business Dean's Office Administrative Files, 1977-1990 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.186: College of Business Dean's Office Correspondence and Committees and Councils Files, 1983-1993 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.233: Real Estate Courses 1978-1986 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.268: Planning and Faculty Senate Election Files, 1984-1993

UA.2005.292: College of Business, Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate: Subject Files, 1979-1986

UA.2005.294: Department of Instructional Programs Administrative Files, 1986-1996

UA.2005.307: College of Business Academic Administration Files, 1984-1990

UA.2006.015: College of Business, Dean's Office: Conferences and Workshops Conducted, 1982-1989 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.017: College of Business: Chairs, Professorships, and Centers File, 1961-1989

UA.2006.038: College of Business: Instructional Programs Administrative Files, 1987-1999

UA.2006.085: College of Business, Dean's Office: Academic, Administrative, and Correspondence Files, 1984-1991

UA.2006.097: College of Business-Dean's Office: Programs Files, 1978-1992

UA.2006.105: College of Business Dean's Office: Miscellaneous Correspondence, Minutes, and FIles, 1983-1995 [Restricted for personal and confidential information.]

UA.2006.113: College of Business, Assistant Dean for Instructional Programs, Committees and Councils Files, 1977-1994

UA.2006.141: Conferences and Workshops Conducted, 1991-1995 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.142: Committees and Councils File, 1986-1996 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.143: Departmental Programs, 1989-1996 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.144: Study Abroad Programs, 1989-1995 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.145: Academic Administrative File, 1987-1990

UA.2006.146: Programs File, 1987-1991

UA.2006.147: Organization and Associations File, 1987-1992

UA.2006.180: College of Business, Dean's Office Administrative Files, 1986-1994

UA.2006.188: College of Business, Assistant Dean for Instructional Programs, Academic Administrative Programs File, 1990-1998 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.243: Graduate Studies and External Programs Committees, Councils, and Programs Files, 1988-2000 [Some files restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.245: College of Business Commencements, 1996-1999 and Business Graduate Studies, 1994-2000 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2006.246: College of Business: Graduate Studies and Study Abroad File, 1988-2000

UA.2006.264: College of Business: Graduate Studies and Extension Departmental Programs, 1996-1997

UA.2006.268: College of Business, Dean's Office Records, 1982-1992

UA.2007.073: College of Business Instructional Programs: Program Files, Committees and Councils, 1984-2000 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2007.093: College of Business Dean's Office Administrative File, 1992-1997

UA.2007.094: College of Business Deans Office Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, 1990-1998

UA.2007.095: College of Business, Dean's Office: Campus Offices and Departments, 1994-1998 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2007.096: College of Business Dean's Office: Chairs, Professorships, and Centers Files, 1987-1998 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2007.098: College of Business Dean's Office: Committees and Councils File, 1991-1999

UA.2007.099: College of Business Dean's Office Committees and Councils Files 1988-1997

UA.2007.100: College of Business Dean's Office: Correspondence, 1995-1998

UA.2007.101: College of Business: Faculty Administrative Files, 1994-1997

UA.2007.102: College of Business: Grants File, 1994-2000

UA.2007.103: College of Business: Organizations and Associations File, 1975-2000

UA.2007.104: College of Business Dean's Office: Organizations and Associations, 1980-1987

UA.2007.105: College of Business Dean's Office: Programs, 1985-1998 [Box 4 is restricted for personal information.]

UA.2007.107: College of Business, Dean's Office: Promotion and Tenure, 1996-1999 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2007.108: College of Business, Dean's Office: Self-Study Planning and Student Administrative Files, 1977-1998

UA.2007.133: College of Business, Abbott Seminar Files, 1974-1997 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2009.075: Academic and Administrative Files, 1989-2004 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2009.076: Academic and Administrative File, 1993-2002

UA.2009.078: College of Business, Instructional Programs: Committees and Councils File, 1986-2001

UA.2009.101: Grants File, 1992-1996

UA.2009.107: Committees, Councils, Task Forces, 2000-2004

UA.2009.127: Long-Range Planning and History File, 1987-1990

UA.2009.128: Grants Proposals File, 1988-1989 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2009.129: Faculty Administrative File, 1982-1999

UA.2009.130: Departmental Files, 1987-1993 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2009.131: Student Adminstrative File, 1988-1993 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2009.132: Publications File, 1986-1989

UA.2009.135: History File, 1985-1992

UA.2010.003: College of Business: History File, 1990-1998

UA.2010.046: College of Business: Study Abroad Program File, 1999-2004 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2010.053: Colege of Business Administrative File, 1990-2000

UA.2010.055: College of Business, Dean's Office: Programs, 1989-2004 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2010.085: College of Business Dean's Office: CEO Lecture Series Files, 1988-2005