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University of Nevada, Reno. College of Liberal Arts Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0661
Collection contains materials from the College of Liberal Arts Dean's office, marketing and media coverage material, including announcements for speaker's series and student-related activities, and minutes, meetings, and agendas from the Courses and Curriculum Committee. The Courses and Curriculum Committee records included here are directly related the College of Liberal Arts and is separate from the University Courses and Curricula Committee under the Office of the Provost.

Dates

  • 2004-2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Overview

The College of Liberal Arts was founded in July 2004 after the University reorganized the former College of Arts and Science into the College of Science and the College of Liberal Arts. Administratively, it encompasses the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences, as well as the School of the Arts and the School of Social Research and Justice Studies. Collection includes faculty rosters, minutes from its Courses and Curriculum Committee, and marketing material for its campus programming.

Administrative History

The College of Liberal Arts was founded in July 2004 after the University reorganized the former College of Arts and Science into the College of Science and the College of Liberal Arts. Administratively, the College of Liberal Arts encompasses the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences, as well as the School of the Arts and the School of Social Research and Justice Studies. It is the largest college within the University of Nevada, Reno. It plays a key role in the education of all undergraduate students and provides over 20 majors for undergraduates and an equal number of degree paths for graduate students.

As of 2017, the College of Liberal Arts includes the following departments: Anthropology; Art; Communication Studies; Criminal Justice; English; Gender, Race, and Identity; History; Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Military Science; Music; Philosophy; Psychology; Sociology; Theatre and Dance; and World Languages & Literatures. In addition to these departments, the following schools, centers, and programs are also included under the umbrella of the College of Liberal Arts: School of the Arts; School of Social Research and Justice Studies; Center for Basque Studies; Core Humanities Program; Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies; Judicial Studies Degree; and the Latino Research Center.

Arrangement

Arranged in the following series: 1) Administrative; 2) Marketing and Media Coverage; and 3) Courses and Curriculum Committee

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfers from Courses and Curriculum Committee in 2011, 2014, and 2015; periodic additions to collection through campus mail distribution.

Related Materials

Related archival materials held by University Archives:

School of the Arts. Department of Music and Dance Records, July 2004-June 2010 (AC 0509) University of Nevada, Reno. School of the Arts Records, July 2010-present (AC 0530) Nevada Repertory Company Records (AC 0668) Center for Basque Studies (AC 0534) University of Nevada, Reno. Department of English Records (AC 0618) Core Humanitites Records (AC 0669) Record of exhibitions of the University of Nevada, Reno Art Department (AC 0314) University of Nevada, Reno. Gender, Race, and Identity Program Records (AC 0470)
Title
Guide to the University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Records
Status
for_mcd_review
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
January 2018
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)