Guide to the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire College of Arts and Sciences Records, 1948–2023

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Overview of Collection

Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
(715) 836-2739

Reference Code: USGZE AS48

Accession Number: 09-002; 10-020; 11-021; 12-019; 12-037; 13-008; 13-032; 16-003; 16-027; 17-005; 20-001; 21-001; 23-001; 23-002;

Collection Number: Archives Series 48

Creators: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. College of Arts and Sciences

Title: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. College of Arts and Sciences Records

Dates: 1948–2023

Quantity: 41.6 linear feet (32 archives boxes and 29 record cartons)

Location of Collection: D3/4a (Box 1-7), D3/4b (Box 8-14), D3/4c (Box 15-21), D3/4d (Box 22-28), D3/4e (Box 29-31), D10/3d (Box 32), D10/3e (Box 33-35), D10/3f (Box 36-38), D10/3g (Box 39-41), D10/3h (Box 42-44), D10/4b (45-47); D10/4a (Box 28), D10/4h (Box 49-51), D3/4f (Box 52), D3/5a (Box 53), D12/2f (Box 54-55), D12/2g (Box 56-57), D10/4e (Box 58), D11/2h (Box 59-61)

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Meeting minutes, long range plans, annual reports, department / program files, and course syllabi from the College of Arts and Sciences and its affiliated academic departments.

Biographical / Historical Note

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire was created in 1964 as the School of Arts and Sciences. The name was changed to the College of Arts and Sciences in 1997. It serves as the administrative unit that oversees academic departments offering degrees in the liberal arts. In 2008, these departments include: Art & Design, Biology, Chemistry, Communication and Journalism, Computer Science, Economics, English, Foreign Languages, Geography and Anthropology, Geology, History, Mathematics, Music and Theatre Arts, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Physics and Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. In the 1970s and 1980s, it also administered programs in allied health professions and social work. The Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee, which approves new courses, majors, minors, programs, and credit value for courses, operates under the College of Arts and Sciences.

Content Description 

These records consist of five subseries: Meeting Minutes (for the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the Curriculum Committee), Annual Reports (for the College of Arts and Sciences and academic departments), Long Range Plans, Annuals Reports, Department / Program Files, and Course Syllabi.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives by the College of Arts and Sciences in 1997.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in July 2008.

Arrangement: By subseries.

OCLC #: 26996286


Corporate Names: 
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. College of Arts and Sciences — Archives
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. School of Arts and Sciences — Archives
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire — Curricula

Subject Terms: 
Universities and colleges — Wisconsin — Eau Claire — Administration
Universities and colleges — Wisconsin — Eau Claire — Curricula
Curriculum planning — Wisconsin — Eau Claire

Detailed List of Contents 

Subseries 1: Meeting Minutes
Includes minutes of the Social Sciences Division (an administrative predecessor to the College of Arts and Sciences), College of Arts and Sciences faculty meetings, and the Curriculum Committee.
Dates: 1948-2011
Extent: 9.6 linear feet (14 archives boxes and 4 record cartons)

ContainerContentsDatesBox 1Social Sciences Division
Boxes 2-3College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Meetings1965-1990Box 4Curriculum Committee1965-1972
Box 5Curriculum Committee
Box 6Curriculum Committee
Box 7Curriculum Committee
1977-1979Box 8Curriculum Committee1979-1982
Box 9Curriculum Committee1980-1983Box 10Curriculum Committee
1983-1986Box 11Curriculum Committee
Box 12Curriculum Committee
Box 13Curriculum Committee
Box 14Curriculum Committee
Box 47Curriculum Committee
Box 54Curriculum Committee
Box 55Curriculum Committee2001-2006Box 56Curriculum Committee2007-2011

Subseries 2: Annual Reports
Includes the annual reports of the college itself, as well as academic departmental annual reports.
Dates: 1965-1992
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (4 archives boxes)

ContainerContentsDatesBox 19Departments A-G1976-1986Box 20Departments H-M1976-1985Box 21Departments M-S1976-1986

Subseries 4: Department / Program Files
Miscellaneous communications between academic departments and the College of Arts and Sciences. May include departmental meeting minutes, long range plans, annual reports, newsletters, alumni directories and surveys, brochures, program proposals, self-studies for accreditation, and correspondence.
Dates: ca. 1970 – 2010
Extent: 7.2 linear feet (11 archives boxes and 3 record carton)

ContainerContentsDatesBox 22

American Studies, Anthropology, Art

Circa 1970- circa 1990
Box 23

Biology, Computer Lab, Computer Science, Economics

Circa 1970- circa 1992
Box 24

Criminal Justice, English, Foreign Languages, Geography

Circa 1970- circa 1990
Box 25

Geography / Urban Studies,

History, Human Language Minor, Journalism, Legal Studies, Mathematics
Circa 1970- circa 1990
Box 26

Music, B.F.A., Performing

Arts, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Physics and Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration
Circa 1970- circa 1990
Box 27

Public Administration, Public Relations, Regional and Community Studies, ROTC, Sociology, Human Subjects Review Committee, Soviet Studies, Speech and Theater, Campus Radio Station

Circa 1970- circa 1990
Box 28

Allied Health, Communication Disorders

Circa 1970- circa 1985
Box 29

Environmental Public Health, Health Care Administration, Medical Technology

Circa 1970- circa 1985
Box 30

Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Social Work

Circa 1970- circa 1985
Box 31Social WorkCirca 1970- circa 1985
Box 45Chemistry, Safety

1964-1997, 1992-1995, Acc. 11-021

Box 52ChemistryCirca 1970-circa 1985
Box 53Philosophy and Religious Studies1970s-2000sBox 58ENPH deleted course files and master program reviews transferred from Graduate Studies to A&S 2016

2010; 1973-1974

Subseries 5: Course Syllabi

Syllabi of discontinued/dropped courses filed alphanumerically by department name and number. Files are labeled with the dropped date only and may contain both syllabi and course revision forms.

Dates: 1948-2023

Extent: 22 linear feet (22 record cartons)

ContainerContentsDatesBox 32American Studies, Anthropology, ArtCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 33Biology, Communication Disorders, ChemistryCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 34Chemistry, Communications, Computer ScienceCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 35Computer Science, Economics, EnglishCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 36English, Environmental and Public Health, French, GeographyCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 37Geography, Geology, German, HistoryCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 38History, Humanities, International Education, JournalismCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 39Latin, Mathematics, Music, Natural ScienceCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 40Norwegian, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Physics, PsychologyCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 41
Religion, Sociology, Spanish, Speech, Social Work, Swedish, Theater
Circa 1948-circa 1998
Box 42Theater, Women's Studies, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Psychology, ReligionCirca 1948-circa 1998Box 43

Physical Education, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communication & Journalism, English, Geology, Germ, IDIS, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Circa 1948- circa 1998
Circa 1999- circa 2001

Box 44Course SyllabiAcc. 10-020Box 46

Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Geography, History, International Education, Italian, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre

2004-2005, Acc. 12-019
Box 48

Art, Biology, Computational Science, Computer Science, English, French, Geography, Geology, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, International Education, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

2006-2007, Acc. 13-008Box 49Art-Geology2008-2013, Acc. 13-032Box 50German-Music2008-2013, Acc. 13-032Box 51

Music Therapy-Theater, Miscellaneous, Music 700-794 (Inactive Course Syllabi)

2008-2013, Acc. 13-032

2013-2020, Acc. 21-001 
ca.1980-1990, Acc. 23-002

Box 57American Indian Studies-Women's Studies2013-2016, Acc. 17-005Box 59American Indian Studies-Music2016-2019, Acc. 20-001Box 60

Physics-Women’s Studies

Anthropology-Women’s Studies 

2016-2019, Acc. 20-001

2020-2022, Acc. 23-001

Box 61Deactivated course in CIM for Academic Year 2022-2023: Art, Biology, Chemistry, Computational Science, English, German, INTS (Contemporary China), Math, Music, Psychology, Theatre, WGSS
2022-2023, Acc. 24-001