Collection includes correspondence between the head of the department and the dean's office pertaining to curriculum, staffing,
enrollments, budgets, and other administrative matters, 1945-55. Correspondents include Merrill K. Bennett, Bernard F. Haley,
Clarence H. Faust, Edward S. Shaw, Ray Faulkner, and Kenneth J. Arrow. Of note in these files are correspondence and forms
from the ASSU on a proposed faculty rating system, 1950, and a report on grade distributions in lower level courses in all
schools for the 1948/49 year (both in box 1, folder 3). Other records include correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals
and syllabi pertaining to national emergency courses, 1941-43; the Ford Foundation grant for research in economics, 1950-62;
the proposed program in American studies, 1953; and the Committee on International Studies, 1947-48. The collection also includes
annual reports from the department to the President, 1951-61.
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