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Collection Overview +/-
Collection Inventory +/-
series: Series 1. Correspondence
Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-
Westminster College chief academic officers: Over the years, the title of the chief academic officer of Westminster College has changed. From 1901-1976, 16 men served as the Dean (of the College) charged with overseeing faculty affairs as part of their duties. Beginning in 1981, the title changed to "Academic Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty", and in 2003 to "Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs".
Sheldon Jackson College (Salt Lake City, Utah) was in existence from 1895-1901. Robert Gibson McNiece was the Dean from 1897 through the 1901 transition to Westminster College, thus serving as the first dean of Westminster College from 1901-1913. Below is a partial list of the various men who have served as the chief academic officer:
Dean of the College
Academic Vice-President and Dean of Faculty
Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Content Description +/-
This collection consists of the records of the Council of Deans at Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah. The materials date from 1982-1996 and include correspondence and memoranda.
These records document the activities of the Council of Deans including curriculum development, faculty issues, and student enrollment. The correspondence relate to various issues, the most notable being the abolishment of faculty tenure in 1984. The memoranda relate to general administrative issues (such as announcements, meetings and policies) or serve as transmittal documents attached to other records (for example policies, reports and statements).
During the years spanned by the records in this collection, the position of chief academic officer of Westminster College was held by:
Collection Use +/-
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Open to public research.
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Twenty-four hours advance notice is encouraged.
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Permission to publish material must be obtained from the director of the Giovale Library.
Westminster College Academic Vice-President's Office. Council of Deans minutes, 1984-2004, ACC-079A, Giovale Library Archives, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Administrative Information +/-
Arranged in two series by record type, and thereunder chronologically:
Processed February 2008 by Tera Mayo.
Westminster College (Salt Lake City, Utah : 1902-1983). Academic Vice-President's Office
Westminster College of Salt Lake City. Academic Vice-President's Office
Collection materials are in English.
0.4 linear feet
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Author of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid written February 2008 by Tera Mayo; expanded April 2012 by Sarah Shaw.
EAD Creation Date:
2012 October 28 by Sarah Shaw
Describing Archives : A Content Standard (DACS)
Related collections and photographs in Giovale Library Archives:
Westminster College (Salt Lake City, Utah : 1902-1983)--Administration
Deans (Education)--Utah--Salt Lake City
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Salt Lake City (Utah)--History--Sources