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Dean's Council fonds

Call Number: Ua 18

Title: Dean's Council fonds.

Dates: 1968-1975.

Extent: 0.1 m of textual records.

Administrative history: The position of Dean was created in 1921 by the enactment of University By-law #2 to undertake the role of chief executive officer of a faculty and ex-officio chairman of Faculty Council meetings. Deans also act as a channel between their faculties and Senate or the Board of Governors. Their primary duty is to administer the various programs and activities within their respective faculties and to arrange class schedules and time tables.  The Deans' Council meets within the Senate chambers. The University President acts as chairman of the meetings. Also included in Deans' Council meetings are the Vice-Presidents and Provosts.

Scope and content: The fonds, dating mainly from 1975 to 1977, includes binders of minutes of meetings regarding revisions to presidential reports, the Presidential Advisory Committee on Registration, the Questionnaire of the Committee on the Release of Information, sabbatical leaves, replacements on the Senate Committee of Appeals, and also meetings pertaining to the creation of the university calendar.

Restrictions: Confidential material is restricted.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.