Administrative Correspondence, 1936-69 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/31/1
Acquired: 4/28/1964; 6/23/1969; 7/24/1969; 8/26/69; 2/23/78
Volume: 5.3 cubic feet
Available for use at:
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Description: Administrative Correspondence of Division heads with president, provost, deans, department heads, committee chairmen, faculty and students, concerning organization of the Division, general education programs at Illinois and other universities, committees, curriculum, recruitment, budget, assistantships, space and equipment, room assignments, program evaluation, division self study and honors. The series also includes annual reports, bulletins, statistical reports, publicity, course outlines and sample materials for verbal communication, history of civilization, biological sciences, physical science, social science, literature and fine arts, philosophy and psychology, history of DGS. Includes news clippings on DGS. Begun in 1940, the Division of General Studies offered a four year program until 1950, when it became a two year program offering seven courses designed to introduce areas of general learning before specialized study. Division discontinued 1968-69 (Board of Trustees, 54th Report, 1966-68, p. 996).