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Select Committee on Academic Programs and Priorities Collection


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Collection is made up of materials about proposed improvements for the University's programs in the 1970s.


State University of New York.
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1.4 cubic ft. (about 1.4 boxes)

The Select Committee on Academic Program Priorities was created by the president of the University at Albany. It was created as away to assess the success of the school and create recommendations on what to improve in each academic program. It operated in the mid 1970's making long term plans for each college or department.

Collection is made up of documents pertaining to administrative reports made by the Select Committee on Academic Program and Priorities. Items include meeting minutes, division reports, background reports, and resource schema. These detail proposed changes detailed how to improve individual programs to make them more effective and rigourous, while also improving graduation rate.

Collection is arranged in the order it was received.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

Processed by: Erik Stolarski

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Published: 2018-03-06 05:21:22 -0500

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Access to this group is unrestricted.

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows: Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, The Select Committee on Academic Program Priorities. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Select Committee of Academic Program Priorities.).

Contents of Collection



11Priorities, Responses1975 May


12Academic Program Recommendations1975 May-1975 August


13Select Committee General Report1975 May


14Task Force on Priorities and Resources1976 February


15Select Committee Final Report1975


16Select Committee Background Reports - Arts & Sciences1975


17Select Committee Background Reports - Humanities1975


18Background Reports - Science and Math Division1975


19Background Reports - Social Sciences1974-1975


110Background Reports - Graduate Education1973 January-1974 October


111Background Reports - Social and Behavioral Sciences1975


112General Report and Recommendations1975


113General Report Responses1975 May-1975 August


114General Report Responses1975 May-1975 June


21Collected General Report Responses1975 May


22Specific Program Recommendations1975 May


23President's Statements on Academic Priorities1975 January-1975 July


24Vice President's Copy of the General Report1976 February


25Academic Advisement1976


26Allen Collegiate Center Collected Responses1975 May