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Record Group: 6 C
Record Sub-Group: 10
Records Title: UMC; College of Arts and Science; Dean's Office; Administrative Records
Dates: 1952-2017, bulk 1990-2005
Volume: 166 and 1/6 cubic feet, 207.71 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia's College of Arts and Science Dean's Office. Included in this Sub-Group are correspondence files, memoranda, reports, speech texts, newspaper clippings, administrative forms, meeting minutes, photographs, surveys, questionnaires, journal articles, enrollment statistics, budget and salary files, grant and award files, promotion and tenure records, faculty personnel files, facilities construction and renovation files, and general administrative records pertaining to every aspect of the day-to-day operation of the College of Arts and Science.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:6/1/1
This Series contains administrative files of the MU College of Arts and Science Dean's Office, (ca. 1957-1970). These records were created during or relate directly to the tenure of Dean W. F. English, (1955-1969). Included in this Series are correspondence files, memoranda, reports, speech texts, newspaper clippings, administrative forms, meeting minutes, photographs, surveys, questionnaires, journal articles, enrollment statistics, budget and salaries records, grant and award files, promotion and tenure records, facilities construction and renovation files, and other general administrative records.
(19 c.f., 032492, 032493, 032494, 032495, 032496, 032497, 032498, 032499, 032500, 032501, 032502, 032503, 032504, 032505, 032506, 032507, 032508, 032509, 032510)
Note to Researcher: The Series contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 2. - C:6/1/NP (A96-21; A97-7; A97-28; A01-59)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Arts and Science Dean's Office, (ca. 1990-1996). Included in this Series are correspondence files, committee files, planning information, Council of Chairs records, promotion and tenure records, graduate student files, and other general administrative records. Council of Chairs records consist of administrative correspondence and meeting records, (1991-1996).
(33 c.f.,
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Note to Researcher: Series 2 is currently unprocessed. Until fully processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. This Series may contain confidential and restricted records. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 3. - C:6/1/NP (A98-6)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Arts and Science Dean's Office, (ca. 1991). Included in this Series are Dean's Office courier files.
(1 c.f., 106034)
Note to Researcher: Series 3 is currently unprocessed. Until fully processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. This Series may contain confidential and restricted records. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 4. - C:6/1/NP (A98-44; A01-60)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Arts and Science Dean's Office, (ca. 1991-1993). Included in this Series are records of the Economics Task Force, grievance files, records relating to relations with the Provost's Office, committee files, correspondence files, and planning materials. Committee records in the Series include the Multicultural Committee, (1992-1993) and the Campus Facilities Advisory Committee, (1992-1992).
(14 c.f., 041562, 041563, 041564, 041565, 041566, 041567, 041568, 041569, 041570, 041571, 041572, 041574, 066137, 038096)
Note to Researcher: Series 4 is currently unprocessed. Until fully processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. This Series may contain confidential and restricted records. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 5. - C:6/1/NP (A99-67; A00-141)
This Series contains administrative files from the Dean's Office of the College of Arts and Science, (1989-1993). Included in the Series are correspondence files, reports, minutes, and scholarship documents. Topics in the Series include the chancellor's recruitment, including reports from the Search Committee Chair, Larry Clark; program assessment in the College, including student assessments; and the Math Literacy Task Force. Also included in the Series are programs from the 1990 and 1991 Summer Commencements.
(10 c.f., 004698, 004723, 043433, 043434, 043435, 029046, 029047, 029048, 029049, 029050)
Note to Researcher: Series 5 is currently unprocessed. Until fully processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. This Series may contain confidential and restricted records. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 6. - C:6/1/NP (A00-142)
This Series contains administrative records created or received by the Dean's Office of the College of Arts and Science, (1983-1992). This Series contains correspondence, budget information, annual reports, program reviews and assessments, and academic and long-range plans. Program reviews, academic plans, and future plans, (1983-1988) are included in this Series for each Department within the College, a General College Plan, (1991) and a Long-Range Plan, (1985). Reports in this Series include an annual assessment review to the Coordinating Board of Higher Education and a 1990 Self-Study of the MU Department of Anthropology. Testimonial Award documents for Senator Stuart Symington are also included in the Series as are general correspondence files to and from the department chairs concerning budget, staffing, and other administrative duties.
(4 c.f., 037668, 066734, 037683, 037684)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until fully processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 7. - C:6/1/6 (A02-31; A14-87)
This Series contains personnel records from the Dean's Office of the College of Arts and Science, (1968-2005). The records [RESTRICTED] consist of personnel files of terminated faculty, including salary recommendations, correspondence, evaluations, and cumulative faculty records.
(7 c.f., 009283, 009284, 009286, 117227, 117228, 117229, 056466)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until fully processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. This Series may contain confidential and restricted records. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
For additional personnel records for Arts and Science faculty, see the following Series:
C:6/1/8 and C:6/9/1. Furthermore, complete faculty files are kept by individual departments.

Series 8. - C:6/1/7 (A02-32)
This Series contains records from the Dean's Office of the College of Arts and Science, (1977-1996). Included in the Series are correspondence files with various departments and department heads, arranged by department and chronologically, (1993-1994); Middlebush Endowed Chair records such as lectures and correspondence, committee files, chair records, lecture series documents, (1977-1994); self-studies of the following departments: Economics, (1993-1994), Art and Archeology, Political Science, (1997), English, (1994), and History, (1993); Council of Chairs general files, Classics department review, ASDUM (Arts and Sciences Deans University of Missouri) records, (1995-1996); Executive Committees of Council of Chairs files, outside departmental reviews, (1995-1996); Dean's promotion and tenure dossiers, (1996) [Restricted]; Learning Lab records and early retirement files, (1996).
(7 c.f., 018949, 018950, 018951, 039031, 039032, 104025, 104026)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until fully processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. This Series may contain confidential and restricted records. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 9. - C:6/1/8 (A99-68, A00-139)
This Series is from the Dean's Office of the College of Arts and Sciences (1987-1989, 1993-1994). The Series contains academic personnel files, including promotion and tenure dossiers [Restricted], cumulative update files for departed faculty, and recruitment files concerning the final candidate for the chair of the Department of Chemistry (1987-1988, 1993).
(8 c.f., 005360, 012164, 012165, 012166, 012167, 046815, 005362, 066735)
Note to Researcher: Series 9 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid. Series 9 is currently unprocessed. Until processed and inventoried, some portions of this Series may not be fully available to researchers.
For additional personnel records for Arts and Science faculty, see the following Series:
C:6/1/6 and C:6/9/1. Furthermore, complete faculty files are kept by individual departments.

Series 10. - C:6/1/4 (A80-48)
This Series contains registers of personal information forms regarding UMC College of Arts and Science faculty members, (ca. 1952). Included in this Series is information concerning faculty members' professional degrees and honors, family size, career moves (employment record), and publications.
(2 Env., B3A, C1, 2)
Note to Researcher: Series 10 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: This collection was moved from Record Group 6, Sub-Group 14, Series 1 in 06/2002. The photographs in this collection have been scanned and are available in digital format.
The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 11. - C:6/1/9 (A04-18; A06-76)
This Series contains administrative records created and received by the Office of the Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, (1991-2002). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence and memoranda of the Dean with the Provost and faculty; accreditation reports for the Department of Mathematics, (1998-1999); various departmental self-studies, including Chemistry, English, and Mathematics; budget materials; Center for Research in Social Behavior records; promotion and tenure dossiers [RESTRICTED] for the Department of Political Science and others; five-year departmental plans; undergraduate research mentor reports and papers [RESTRICTED]; Interprofessional Initiatives; correspondence regarding degree elimination; Council of Deans' Board of Curator meeting files; Animal Facilities Planning Committee; Committee on Excellence in Research; and advising manuals. The Series also contains copies of speeches by Charles Hudson, including one given at the first Arts and Science Banquet.
(9 c.f., 068619, 068620, 104959, 003416, 003417, 003418, 123048, 001340, 123049)
Note to Researcher: Series 11 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 12. - C:6/1/10 (A07-110)
This Series contains administrative records created and received by the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Science, (1983-2000, bulk 1995-2000). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, memoranda, graduate and undergraduate assessment (College Assessment of Academic Proficiency), Classical Studies, commencement, undergraduate teaching assistants, freshmen recruiting, Economics, Faculty Awards Committee, Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards, grading issues and protocol, Freshmen Interest Groups (FIGs), Curriculum Development Initiative, Other Teaching Staff (OTS) surveys and questionnaires, Research Mentor Program, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Summer Welcome, Summer Welcome Review Committee, Undergraduate Deans Group, financial support of various projects in different departments, Summer Transition Program, Residential Life, advising, faculty accomplishments and publications, departmental reviews, Annual Report, (1996-1997), Biosciences Research Center, (1992-1995), and the Kaufmann Foundation. The Series also includes Promotion and Tenure dossiers [RESTRICTED], (1999-2000).
(10 c.f., 001131, 014028, 016287, 017578, 038913, 039111, 069761, 069762, 071020, 123047)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 12 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 13. - C:6/1/11 (A10-30)
This Series contains administrative records created and received by the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Science, (1968-2007, bulk 1998-2003). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, reports, memoranda, brochures, pamphlets, meeting files, Education Committee of the Missouri Opportunity 2000 Commission, Missouri Cultural Heritage Center, MURR, Reactor Advisory Committee, Ad Hoc MURR Committee, Missouri Partnership for Educational Renewal, (1995-1997), Strategic Planning Committee, (1997-2001), Mission Enhancement, (1999-2000), Connections Enhancement, Enhancing Quality of Life, Promotion and Tenure dossiers [RESTRICTED], and faculty cumulative updates [RESTRICTED].
(14 c.f., 038732, 038733, 056464, 061157, 071206, 071212, 071214, 071258, 071259, 071281, 071286, 071595, 071596, 128624)
Note to Researcher: Series 13 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: Many of the administrative records in this Series originated from Associate Dean of Students Theodore Tarkow. For additional records from the Associate Dean, see
Columbia Campus Record Group 6, Sub-Group 3.

Series 14. - C:6/1/12 (A14-97)
This Series contains administrative records (1959-2011, bulk 2000-2005). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, memoranda, meeting files, Undergraduate Research Mentor Program, Summer Welcome, Provost, College departments, grading scale, awards, freshman interest groups, program reviews, Missouri Review, Lowry Hall construction, space planning, and lecture series, including the Brick Lecture. The Series also includes Promotion and Tenure dossiers [RESTRICTED] for College faculty, (2004-2011).
(19 c.f., 061800, 071310, 070311, 050658, 050659, 061801, 061802, 061803, 056595, 056596, 056597, 061804, 056465, 056467, 102371, 082177, 053476, 053477, 102395)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 14 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 15. - C:6/1/13 (A18-39)
This Series contains administrative records of the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Science, (1970-1990). The records consist of undergraduate graduation statistics, providing information on degrees (including with honors), disciplines, and gender. The statistics also include class rank for a few years.
(1/6 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 16. - C:6/1/14 (A20-50)
This Series contains administrative records created and received by the Office of the Dean in the University of Missouri's College of Arts and Science, (1983-2017). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, memoranda, reports, Association of American Universities, Enrollment Management, Financial Aid, campus academic departments, lecture events, the Campus Writing Program, the Museum of Art and Archaeology, campus construction, committees, Other Teaching Staff, budget, Promotion and Tenure guidelines, scholarships, Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program, Mizzou On Tour, Mosaic Society, awards, gifts, alumni, development, fundraising campaigns, Arts and Science Week, the Strategic Development Board, Arts and Science Alumni Awards, commencement, program reviews, space issues, Summer Welcome, Lloyd B. Thomas lectures and dinners, niche planning, the Life Sciences Center, strategic planning and initiatives, self-studies, retreats, photographs, and video tape.
(22 c.f., 049220, 049225, 049226, 049227, 049228, 049247, 049288, 049312, 049316, 060738, 060739, 060740, 060741, 071597, 071598, 071631, 102397, 102399, 102401, 102402, 129018, 129019)
Note to Researcher: Series 16 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 17. - C:6/1/15 (A20-51)
This Series contains faculty promotion and tenure records [RESTRICTED] for the College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri, (2011-2016).
(6 c.f., 054190, 054192, 055896, 055897, 060737, 129020)
Note to Researcher: Series 17 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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