North Carolina State University, Office Of the Provost, Accreditation Records 1959-1991

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North Carolina State University. Office of the Provost
Size
4.5 linear feet (3 cartons)
Call number
UA 005.006

Contains correspondence, curricula information, and reports relating to accreditation review of the colleges and of the whole University.

In 1955, the position of Dean of Faculty was first established at North Carolina State College (University). In 1967, the title changed to Provost, and in 1971, to Provost and Vice Chancellor. The Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost is NC State's chief academic officer, supporting faculty and programming that make the university a higher education leader. As executive vice chancellor, the provost is the senior executive responsible for NC State’s day-to-day activities. The provost is responsible for the university’s 10 colleges and 12 critical corollary units. The provost oversees the review and approval of all of NC State’s academic programs and policies, and directs the appointment, promotion and compensation of the faculty (https://provost.ncsu.edu/about/whats-a-provost/, accessed 5/29/2020).

Biographical/historical note

In 1955, the position of Dean of Faculty was first established at North Carolina State College (University). In 1967, the title changed to Provost, and in 1971, to Provost and Vice Chancellor. The Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost is NC State's chief academic officer, supporting faculty and programming that make the university a higher education leader. As executive vice chancellor, the provost is the senior executive responsible for NC State’s day-to-day activities. The provost is responsible for the university’s 10 colleges and 12 critical corollary units. The provost oversees the review and approval of all of NC State’s academic programs and policies, and directs the appointment, promotion and compensation of the faculty (https://provost.ncsu.edu/about/whats-a-provost/, accessed 5/29/2020).

North Carolina State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees.

Scope/content

Contains correspondence, curricula information, and reports relating to accreditation review of the colleges and of the whole University. The collection is unprocessed.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged roughly alphabetically by unit and thereunder chronologically.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Office Of the Provost, Accreditation Records, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, ca. 2001

Processing information

Processed by Hermann Trojanowski, 2001

Encoded by Steven Mandeville-Gamble, 2006 February 17

Accreditation 1965-1991
Carton 1
Accreditation 1962-1990

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Chemistry Board, Criminal Justice, Computing Science, Post-secondary Accreditation, Accreditation Summary, Psychology, Public Affairs and Administration, Landscape Architecture, NCATE, Lab Animal Care, Public Instruction, Education, Forestry, and Engineering.

Carton 2
Accreditation 1959-1989

Includes Recreation Resources Administration, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Design, Education, Engineering, Forestry, General Studies, Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Textiles, and Southern Association Accreditation.

Carton 3

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Office Of the Provost, Accreditation Records, UA 005.006, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.