Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Historical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- University of Arkansas Graduate School
- University of Arkansas Graduate School Records
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 2009.UA
- 0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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No Use Restrictions Apply.
No Interlibrary Loan.
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The University of Arkansas Graduate School Records were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 2014 through the Universityof Arkansas Graduate School.
Amy Allen and Keisha Stevenson; completed in January 2019.
Preferred Form of Citation
University of Arkansas Graduate School Records (MC 2009.UA ), Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Graduate work was completed by students early in the University’s history under the direction of individual departments. The first dean of the Graduate School, John Clark Jordan, was appointed in 1927 with 23 students enrolled in the school. Virgil W. Adkisson became dean in 1949. By the 1950-1951 academic year, doctoral programs were officially being offered. In 1969, Robert E. McDermott was appointed as dean and by 1971 the graduate school had grown in 1659 students. James J. Hudson served as dean from 1973-1987. James H. White served as Acting Dean from 1988-1989. Lester C. Howick served as Interim Dean from 1991-1991. Collis R. Geren was appointed Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School in 1991 and retired in 2010. Todd G. Shields served as Interim Dean in 2010 and then was appointed Dean of the Graduate School and International Education in 2011. In 2014, Kim LaScola Needy was the first female to be appointed dean of the school. By 2014, the school had grown to include 3,909 students.
Scope and Content Note
The collection contain reports, correspondence, proposals, and event materials.
Arrangement of the Papers
The collection is arranged with the proposals for degrees first, followed by North Central Association materials, and the remainder of the materials arranged in chronological order.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
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Proposals for Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Industrial Management , May 17,1972
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Proposal for a Master of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders, 1973
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North Central Association Correspondence and Reports , 1966-1970
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North Central Association Institutional Self Study Materials, 1966-1970
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Report of a Visit of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, October 13-15,1986
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Instituational Self Study Prepared for North Central Association, February 1997
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Developmental Council Founding Members Program , February 15-16, 1970
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Univeristy of Arkansas Role and Scope Study , April 15, 1972
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Private financial support booklet, July 1976
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The Center for Research Libraries Council Annual Council Meeting, April 6-7, 1987
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The Center for Research Libraries Council Annual Council Meeting , April 14-15, 1988
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