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Bucknell University, Committee on Instruction Records Edit

Summary

Identifier
COMM ON INSTRUCTION
Finding Aid Author
Crystal Matjasic
Finding Aid Date
2015 July
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
English

Dates

  • 1978-2015 (Creation)

Extents

  • 2.2 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (4) 5 inch document boxes; (1) 2.5 inch document box

Subjects

Notes

  • Language

    Materials are in English.

  • Administrative History

    The Committee on Instruction at Bucknell University was originally established as a committee of the University Senate. After the University Senate was dissolved in 1978, the Committee continued to exist as a University Committee. The Committee advises the Faculty with regard to the instructional programs of the University.

    The responsibilities of the Committee on Instruction include:

    a) Reviewing the curriculum as a whole and that of each college.

    b) Formulating and recommending policy for all academic programs not under the jurisdiction of a College, including the Graduate Program, Summer Programs, Honors Program, and University Course Program.

    c) Formulating and recommending policy concerning grading and evaluating students, and the keeping of records thereof.

    d) Overseeing the construction of the University Calendar, the scheduling of courses, and the publication of the Catalogue.

    e) Reviewing, recommending, and, when charged by the University Faculty, making provision for the administration of experimental and special instructional programs beyond the jurisdiction of the Colleges.

    f) Formulating and recommending policy for admissions and financial aid.

    Membership of the Committee on Instruction:

    Provost

    The Dean of each College

    Five members of the Faculty

    The Registrar

    Two students

    One at-large member of the Congress of the Bucknell Student Government

    The sub-committees of the Committee on Instruction include:

    Committee on International Education

    Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid

    Committee on Academic Advising

    Honors Council

    Residential College Steering Committee

    Composition Council

    Committee on Assessment

    Board of Review on Academic Responsibility

    Graduate Council

  • Arrangement

    Records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically within the folders.

  • Scope and Contents

    The records of the Committee on Instruction are arranged alphabetically by folder title and range from 1978-2015. Included in the records are agendas, correspondence, and minutes. Additionally, there are records relating to reviews of the January Program, Summer School and the Writing Program/Center. A significant amount of the records are those of the sub-committees: Board of Review on Academic Responsibility, Residential College Steering Committee, Composition Council, Honors Council, Committee on International Education, and Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid.

  • Separated Materials

    Photographs may be housed with the Special Collections/University Archives Photograph Collection.

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research use.

  • Usage Restrictions

    The materials in this collection may be protected under copyright law and may only be used for educational, teaching, and research purposes. If the intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate permissions by contacting Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Item], Bucknell University, Committee on Instruction Records, Special Collections/University Archives, Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

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