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Centre College Faculty Records

Collection Outline
Digital Archives

See Centre College Digital Archives - Faculty for digitized versions of selected items from the following inventory

Collection Description

Faculty Records is a compilation collection consisting of faculty/committee correspondence, minutes, reports, policy statements, self-studies and other miscellaneous materials. Only the minutes of the faculty have survived virtually intact from 1860 (previous minutes were lost in the great Danville fire of 1860) and constitute the most important and most informative series in this collection. Together with the minutes of the Board of Trustees, they are without doubt the most vital records of the College. Also of interest are the minutes and reports of Council III (Curriculum) for their deliberations over the significant curriculum changes in the late 1960's; which concern co-ed residences and visitation policies, fraternity hazing, drugs and alcohol, counseling services, and student rights in general.

Collection Inventory
CC-17.1 Miscellaneous
Series A Correspondence
Folder 1Correspondence; miscellaneous faculty members, undated and dated 1840-1884
Folder 2Correspondence; miscellaneous faculty members, 1887-1927
Folder 3Correspondence; miscellaneous faculty members, 1949-1971
Series B Reports
Folder 1Miscellaneous reports by the faculty to the Board of Trustees, undated and dated, 1824-1903
Folder 2Miscellaneous reports by faculty departments, undated, and dated, 1884-1888
Folder 3Miscellaneous reports by faculty departments, 1904, 1915-1916
Folder 4Victor W. Sease
Folder 5Faculty Luncheon Club, miscellaneous material, undated, and dated 1969-1975
Folder 6Faculty summer grants reports
Folder 7Faculty summer grants reports
Folder 8Faculty summer grants reports
Folder 9Faculty activity summaries - 2004
Series C General
Folder 1Description
Series D Cooperative Study in General Education
Box 1This series contains various reports, summaries, correspondence, course objectives, and self-study materials concerning an intensive self-study in general education undertaken by Centre. The project was organized in cooperation with the American Council on Education and in conjunction with the University of Chicago. Dates are approximately 1937 to 1945. The series remains unarranged.
Series E Faculty By-laws, Handbooks, etc.
Folder 1Description
Series F Faculty Lists
Folder 1Description
CC-17.2 College Council and Faculty
Series A Minutes
Folder 1Miscellaneous faculty minutes and resolutions
Folder 2Miscellaneous faculty minutes, notices, reports, etc., 1999-2001
Volume 1Faculty Minutes 1860-1876 (mss. and typescript)
Volume 2Faculty minutes, 1876-1888; also includes standing orders for 1876-1886; plot map of Centre; schedule of recitations, September 1879-February 1880; schedule of studies, 1877-1878; chapel disorders, 1877-1878 (mss. and typescript)
Volume 3Faculty minutes, 1888-1901 (mss. and typescript)
Volume 4Faculty minutes, 1901-1909 (mss. and typescript)
Volume 5Faculty minutes, 1909-1914
Volume 6Faculty minutes, 1914-1920 (in folder)
Volume 7Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1920-1942
Volume 8Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1942-1956
Volume 9Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1956-1961
Volume 10Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1961-1967
Volume 11Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1967-1970
Volume 12Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1970-1974
Volume 13Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1974-1978
Volume 14Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1978-1981
Volume 15Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1981-1983
Volume 16Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1983-1985
Volume 17Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1985-1988
Volume 18Faculty/Council/Committee minutes, 1988-1990
CC-17.3 Standing Committees - College Council
Series A Athletics and Recreation
Folder 1Miscellaneous material, undated, dated 1956-1982
Series B Convocations
 Currently empty
Series C Diversity and Community
 Currently empty
Series D Admissions/Enrollment Management
Folder 1Miscellaneous material, dated 1949-1960
Folder 2Minutes, reports, dated 1968-1986
Folder 3Miscellaneous material concerning freshmen orientation, August 1976-August 1981
Series E Honors and Prizes
Folder 1Minutes and miscellaneous material, dated 1976-1989
Folder 2Minutes, dated 1991-2004
Folder 3Prizes awarded, dated 1996-2004
Folder 4Nominations
Folder 5Miscellaneous material, dated 1991-2004
Folder 6English Speaking Union-Kentucky Branch - Miscellaneous, dated 1998-2005
Folder 7English Speaking Union-Kentucky Branch - Scholarship applicants, dated 1999-2002
Series F Human Resources
 Currently empty
Series G Library and Bookstore/Instructional and Technology Resources
Folder 1Minutes, dated October 3, 1973-November 11, 1981
Series H Planning and Priorities
 Currently empty
Series I Sexual Harassment
 Currently empty
Series J Steering
 Currently empty
Series K Student Life
 Currently empty
Series L Evaluation
 Currently empty
CC-17.4 Standing Committees - Faculty
Series A Curriculum and Academic Standards
Folder 1Weston, Beau. "Re-Centering the Curriculum: A Proposal for Curriculum Revision," 1998
Series B Faculty Development
 Currently empty
Series C Faculty Steering
 Currently empty
Series D International Program
Folder 1Minutes, 1989-1991
Series E Review Board
 Currently empty
Series F Teacher Education
 Currently empty
Series G Tenure
Folder 1Miscellaneous material, dated 1975-1991
Folder 2Report to the Tenure and Reappointment Committee from the Ad Hoc Committee on the Evaluation of Teaching, September 2003
CC-17.5 Special Committees
Series A Presidential Search
Folder 1Miscellaneous material, undated, and dated 1988-1989
Series B Intellectual Climate
Folder 1Miscellaneous material, undated
Folder 2Miscellaneous material, dated 1982-1989
Series C Executive
Folder 1Miscellaneous material, undated, and dated 1980-1982
Folder 2Miscellaneous material, 1983-1984
Folder 3Miscellaneous material, 1985
Folder 4Miscellaneous material, 1986-1987
Series D Academic Freedom and Tenure (Ad Hoc)
Folder 1Miscellaneous material, dated 1975-1991
Series E Committee to Review and Recommend Cost-Saving Opportunities (Ad Hoc)
Folder 1Miscellaneous material, dated August 2000-January 2001