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academic affairs

 Subject
Subject Source: Thesaurus for Use in College and University Archives
Scope Note: Umbrella term for all responsibilities relating to achieving the academic mission

Found in 227 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Educational Survey records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0124
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of the files maintained by Lynwood Bryant, aide to the committee, and contains numerous drafts and revisions of the final report, both typed and handwritten. It also contains correspondence and memoranda that document interactions between the members of the committee on planning, researching, and writing the final report. The final version of the report, titled "Report of the Committee on Educational Survey," focuses on five areas: the development of an educational...
Dates: 1930 - 1950

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Graduate School Policy records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0120
Scope and Contents The collection contains minutes of the Committee on Advanced Degrees and Fellowships; and minutes and agendas of meetings of the Committee on Graduate Courses and Scholarships, the Committee on the Graduate School, and CGSP. Also included are supporting documents about curriculum, enrollment, and the awarding of degrees, fellowships, and scholarships. Committee minutes are partially indexed. Some issues involving individual students are discussed in minutes, reports, and supporting...
Dates: 1901 - 1988

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Provisional Students and Discipline records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0195
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The records of the Committee on Provisional Students and Discipline records (1922-1946) contain of minutes of meetings of the committee and includes lists of students who were readmitted or dismissed from the Institute.

Dates: 1922 - 1946

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Summer School of Engineering records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008695022]
Identifier: AC-0231
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, photographs, and reports relating to the establishment of the summer surveying camp run by the Department of Civil Engineering of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The camp was located in East Machias, Maine and was known informally as "Camp Technology." In addition to records of the committee planning the establishment of the camp, there is also information on the camp's operations in it's first 20 years.

Dates: 1909 - 1932

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on the HASS Requirement records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0405
Scope and Contents The collection documents the work of the Committee on the HASS Requirement, 1973 to 1980, which reviewed courses offered to fulfill requirements in humanities subjects. The records include course descriptions submitted for consideration by the School of Humanities and Social Science departments, notes about course content, reading lists, assignments, correspondence between committee members and department heads, reports about subjects under review, and a record of the final decisions. The...
Dates: 1973 - 1980

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on the Writing Requirement records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0159
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records of the Committee on the Writing Requirement at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) spanning the years of 1981 to 2002. Records include administrative files regarding "The Commons," Writing Across the Curriculum, undergraduate seminars, the writing requirement, and prizes for writing. Also included are sample writing requirement essays created by students.

Dates: 1981 - 2002

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Undergraduate Policy records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0526
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records created by the Committee on Undergraduate Policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1950 to 1960.

Dates: 1950 - 1960

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Corporation, Executive Committee minutes

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0272
Abstract The Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation was created in 1883 on the recommendation of a committee of members appointed by President Francis A. Walker to propose changes in the organization of the Institute's governing structure. The Executive Committee meets ten times each academic year and consists of the chair of the Corporation, president and treasurer (ex officio members), up to five members and two rotating...
Dates: 1866 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1883 - 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Corporation Visiting Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0426
Scope and Contents This collection consists chiefly of the Visiting Committee reports submitted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation and administration, which summarize discussion and recommendations of their formal meetings every two years. Although visting committees were established in 1875, reports in this collection date from 1930. Visiting Committee reports from the period 1905-1930 can be found in the administrative records of the Office of the President, boxes 5, 6, and 24, of...
Dates: 1924 - 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics curricula

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0401
Scope and Contents

The collection contains examinations and course notes prepared for 16.501 (Aerodynamics of a Compressible Fluid).





Dates: 1914 - 1983

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics student records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0253
Scope and Contents The collection consists of student records kept by the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1920-2009. Undergraduate student folders may contain part of the student application; reports on academic standing, including copies of grades; professors' evaluations; and disciplinary actions. Graduate student folders may contain MIT applications; reports on academic standing, including copies of grades; correspondence with professors...
Dates: 1920 - 2009

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Applied Biological Science student records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0248
Scope and Contents

The collection contains graduate student records including grade transcripts, correspondence about academic performance, and thesis topics kept by the Department of Applied Biological Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1972-1991.

Dates: 1972 - 1991

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture curricula

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0475
Scope and Contents of the Collection A notable item in this collection is a document of 1866, Outline of a Course of Architectural Instruction, a pamphlet by William R. Ware, the first professor of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) It discusses early plans for an architecture curriculum in the beginning years of MIT. The curricula collection was assembled from a variety of sources in the MIT Libraries. More complete information about classes in all years...
Dates: 1866 - 1942

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biological Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0586
Scope and Contents

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Biological Engineering records date from 1984 to 2004. Collection materials include enrollment statistics, faculty presentations and research summaries, fellowship records, and administrative files.

Dates: 1984 - 2004

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology student records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0178
Scope and Contents

This collection contains student records kept by the Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1941-2008.

Dates: 1941 - 2008

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Business and Engineering Administration records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0114
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection of the records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Business and Engineering Administration, Course 15. Materials in boxes 1 to 6 were created by Erwin H. Schell, who was the first Business Management faculty member hired, and the first head of department. Schell was hired in 1917 and taught and directed Course 15 until his retirement in 1951. Records in boxes 1 and 2 consist of 17 volumes of outlines, reading lists, examinations, lecture notes and...
Dates: 1916 - 1959

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering curricula

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0122
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains bound student reports from the School of Chemical Engineering Practice stations (1917-1961), and photograph albums from the school's Mt. Katahdin trips (1930-1935) and other activities (1958-1972). Bound volumes of materials used in department classes include course descriptions and schedules; class handouts; problem sets and solutions; copies of quizzes, project assignments, and reports; and evaluation forms. There is also some information about department...
Dates: 1903 - 1992

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering faculty and staff personnel records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0444
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personnel records of faculty and some academic staff kept by the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1968-1992. Materials includes letters of appointment, salary information, curricula vitae, correspondence, writings and publications, and termination forms.

Dates: 1968 - 1992

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0288
Scope and Contents of the Collection Administrative records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Chemical Engineering include annual reports, records of MIT and departmental committees, correspondence with MIT administrative officers, departments, and centers, and professional organizations, including the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Cancer Society, and the Engineers' Council for Professional Development. Included are correspondence and memoranda about the curriculum and course...
Dates: 1924 - 2003

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering student records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0322
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of undergraduate and graduate student records kept by the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1922-2013. Undergraduate records include grade transcripts and correspondence about academic requirements and performance. Graduate records also include applications and information about theses.

Dates: 1922 - 2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry curricula

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0051
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises Department of Chemistry curricula dating from 1877 to 1985.

Dates: 1877 - 1985

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0184
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection has two series. Series 1 is administrative records. Series 2 includes building plans for and a booklet about the River Hydraulics Laboratory and specifications for the Hydrodynamics Laboratory.

The digital material in the collection is found in Series 1. It consists of recordings to a conference comprising mostly RealMedia videos and an html file. Also in this series is the archived website of the Department.

Dates: 1928 - 2010

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering student records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0424
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of student records created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Undergraduate student folders may contain grade transcripts and correspondence about academic requirements and performance. Graduate student folders may contain applications, grade transcripts, and correspondence about academic requirements, performance, and theses.

Dates: 1973 - 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil Engineering curricula

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0215
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains course notes for the Civil Engineering Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The bulk of the material dates from 1890 through 1917, including notes for courses on hydraulics and theory of structures (George Swain), stereotomy and warped surfaces (Dwight Porter), highways (Frederick E. Foss), and railroad engineering.

Dates: 1890 - 1978

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0494
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection includes correspondence, memos, reports, clippings, photographs, and audio and video cassettes pertaining to the administrative functions of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.

Dates: 1941 - 1998; 2018 - Ongoing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Economics records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0394
Scope and Contents of the Collection Most of the records were created while Robert Lyle Bishop (1958-1964) and Edgar Cary Brown (1964-1982) were heads of the department. The collection contains correspondence, plans, reports, and studies on affirmative action; and information about department committees, changes in the graduate and undergraduate curricula, and visiting committees. Included is a department history with lists of all faculty and student evaluations of courses. Also included is Brown's correspondence with the...
Dates: 1947

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Economics student records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0431
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of student records kept by the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1965-1985.

Dates: 1965 - 1985