|Minutes of faculty meetings where policies regarding tardiness, absences, grading, credit hours, credit points, and incompletes were discussed. Dated 23 November 1920-6 November 1923.|
Edward Kintner's handwritten notes from faculty meeting when he was faculty secretary, dated 15 December 1925.
MC2003/131 - File #2 added 6 November 2009 by Jeanine Wine. Supplement to Large Box #4. A vast assortment of materials from approximately 1956 through 1978. Some of the items included are:
Proposed Curriculum Modifications in the Mathematics Department, 20 October 1978, and proposed change in department name to "Department of mathematical Sciences."
Mathematics proposed course offerings for 1974-75.
Motions made 22 Feburary 1972 reaffirming decision to offer the course Politics and the Environment during the 1972-73 academic year, etc.
Recommendation by the Science Division for bypassing the Science Core, 1974.
1969 Memo: Independent Study for Science Majors.
1987 review committee for Non-Western Culture list.
1970 Convocation Committee Proposals.
1968 adjustment to the new curriculum,
1968 weekly schedule outline.
1976 interim, proposal for a new cours, Literature and Music.
Summary sheet for Music depeartment excluding private lessons and music organizations.
1976 placement policy.
1967 Alan Hollis, Permission for Field Work.
Summary Sheet for the Sociology Department.
1987 course changes from Sociology & Social Work
Manchester College Proposal for Sociology major, "Specialization in Correction."
MC2003/131 - File #3 added November 2009 by Jeanine Wine. Supplement to Large Box #4. File includes but not limited to:
Credit Hours produced by Faculty fall 1984 through Fall 1986.
Handwritten Report: Manchester College Analysis of Key Data including Student-Faculty ratio 1969-70 through1984-1985: Conclusion:
In the past decade the student - faculty ratio decilned from 15.5 to 13.3, and the cost of instruction per student rose from $1056 to $1967, 86.2% when the total cost per student, excluding student aid rose 127.8%.
Cost/Revenue study letter for the Department of Home Economics, 1987, Accounting and Secretarial studies (Office Administration)
MC2003/131 - File #4: Supplement to Large Box #4.Academic Standards, including but not limited to:
new secondary education patterns related to state teacher certification requirements, R. H. Paine, Registrair and Chairman, Teacher Education Committee.
Journalism teaching minor and teaching major requirements.
1979 letter, R. H. Paine.
MC2003/131 - File #5: Academic Policies/Standards added 18 November 2009 by Jeanine Wine. Supplement to Large Box #4.
Student requests for grade changes or credit. 1968.
MC2003/131 - File #6: Confidential Material within contents. Materials found in Archives' stacks by Jeanine Wine and added to materials 19 November 2009.
- Review of the Pass/Fail policy, 1973 and 1974.
- Recommendations from Ed Miller to Dean Book.
- Grades of students Fall and Spring Term 1987.
MC2003/131 - File #7: "The Manchester Plan, An Academic Program for the '70's." Announcement of a new academic program. Materials found in Archives' stacks by Jeanine Wine and added to materials 19 November 2009.
MC2003/131 - File #8:
- " Educational Frontiers Committee" manifesto.
- Proposal for assessment of classes by a point system as one element in any consideration of changes in curriculum.
- Query to Frontiers Commitee proposing a lab experiment in independent study to be conducted over a period of several days- hopefully a week.
- Query from Frontiers Committee: "Would it be healty for Manchester College to provide more freedom for students to choose their academic destiny?" 1967.
- Videotape and closed-circuit television.
- From T. Waynd Rieman to Educational Frontiers Committee;
A visit to Purdue."
- Memo from the Frontier Committee to the Academic Policies Committee 1967. "General education should proceed wtih one foot solidly planted in the past, the other foot moving firmly toward the future, while we are poised over the present...."
- From Frontiers Committee - Problems presented to faculty:
- Information Input Overload: " It is common knowledge that we are in the midst of a fantastic, spiraling explosion of what is "known" in virtually every field. It is also known that we are confronted in a way never before possible with what McLuhan calls'instant' experience. We are submerged from morning to night in sound, news media, talk, T.V., and radio, and oceans of printed material."
- Problem: "Does the 'educated' person approach the sifting of this overload in any way different from that of the uneducated person? Can he be equipped wtih a method of selecting and integrating?" 6 February 1967.
- More materials from the "Educational Frontiers Committee."
[Materials found in Archives' stacks by Jeanine Wine and added to materials 19 November 2009.]
MC2003/131 - FIle #9
- Miscellaneous materials from the files of Dr. Howard Book, Executive Secretary, Academic Policies CommitteeAcademic Policies Committee.
MC2003/131 - File #10
- An assortment of Academic Policy Committee papers with statistics and papers ranging from approximately 1965 - 1991, including but not limited to:
- Master Listing of Proposed Departmental Offerings, 1968.
- Course requirements for the two baccalaureate degrees.
- 1966, Some THoughts on a Social Science Core Course.
- Tentative Statement of Objectives for Manchester College.
- January Term Load.
- Course Requirements for various majors.
- Course hours and course offerings by week and year.
- Curriculum development (Science) and reorganization (Home Economics).