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Record Group: 8 C
Record Sub-Group: 14
Records Title: UMC; College of Education; Dean's Office; Accreditation Records
Dates: 1931-1983
Volume: 3 and 1/3 cubic feet, 4.16 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Record Sub-Group holds materials created and received by the Dean's Office of the MU College of Education which pertain to the accreditation of high schools, junior colleges and colleges. Included in this Sub-Group are accreditation reports, surveys, circulars, lists of accredited institutions, committee meeting minutes, and correspondence files. Also included in the Sub-Group are records of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1 - C:8/16/1 (A00-156; A86-66)
This Series contains materials of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, a regional accrediting agency for high schools and colleges (1941-1983). Each participating state has a state committee and the Chair of the Missouri State Committee has traditionally been a faculty member of the University of Missouri-Columbia. These records were created under the direction of University of Missouri faculty members J. S. Maxwell, H. E. Mueller, and Robert Shaw. This Series includes reports, newsletters, correspondence, and newspaper clippings (original and copies). Annual reports of the State Committee (1971-1979) include meeting minutes, agenda, code, and attachments. Newsletters included are the Missouri NCA Newsletter (1975-1978), the NCA/MO Newsletter (1967-1974), the School Law Letter (1977-1978), and the newsletter Missouri Schools (1959-1964). Also included in this Series are records of the NCA Foreign Relations Project (1962-1963), the Mid-American Association of School Superintendents (1974-1975), the Missouri Professors of Educational Administration (1980-1982), the Educational and Recreational Center Committee (1979), and records of the National Associations of the Secondary School Principals (PSSAS) (1977-1981).
(3 c.f., 016612, 016616, 101197)
Note to Researcher: This Series contains restricted records which can not be made available to the public. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid

Series 2 - C:8/16/3
This Series holds copies of several publications of the UMC College of Education relating to school and college accreditation. Included are copies of Junior Colleges in Missouri Circular of Approved Courses (ca. 1940-1949), the Directory of Missouri Colleges, Junior Colleges, and Non-Public High Schools Accredited by the University of Missouri, 1966, and An Administrative Survey of the Schools of Boone County Missouri (ca. 1931).
(1/3 c.f., B3A, C 1, 3)
Note to Researcher: Series Two also contains the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education annual lists of accredited institutions for the years 1959 through 1963. For additional copies of the Directory of Missouri Colleges, Junior Colleges, and Non-Public High Schools Accredited by the University of Missouri, 1950-1968, see Record Group 0 C, Sub-Group 9, Series 6, folder 2.

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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