The University at Albany's created the School of Arts and Sciences in 1963 to bring together all the programs in the arts and sciences, in 1964 its name was changed to the College of Arts and Sciences. The College was divided into the Divisions of Humanities, Science and Mathematics, and the Social Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences was dissolved in 1978-79 into the new Colleges of Humanities and Fine Arts, Science and Mathematics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences was officially recreated in October of 1993 after the recommendations made by a Task Force on Campus Organization were accepted by then President H. Patrick Swygert. The Colleges of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Humanities and Fine Arts, were officially brought together to form the College of Arts and Sciences.
This collection consists of inactive records of University at Albany's College of Arts and Sciences including: annual reports, 1968-76; dean's correspondence with divisions and departments; proposals for new courses and changes for existing ones, 1965-67; Arts and Sciences Council, Executive Committee, and Committee Meeting minutes, 1968-76; Chairmen's Meeting minutes, 1972-73; departmental program evaluation reports, and budgets, 1968-77.
The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.
All items in this manuscript group were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
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Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. While it is likely that portions of the collection may be viewed, access must be managed by an archivist.
The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, College of Arts and Sciences Records. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York.