INVENTORY OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT OFFICE RECORDS, 1978-1981

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California State University Historical Archives

California State University, Dominguez Hills
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Carson, California 90747
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URL: http://archives.csudh.edu/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: California State University Academic Program Improvement Office Records,
Dates: 1978-1981
Collection Number: CSU 034
Creator: California State University Academic Program Improvement Office
Extent: 1 box 1 linear foot
Repository: California State University Historical Archives California State University, Dominguez Hills
Archives & Special Collection
University Library, Room G-145
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, California 90747
Phone: (310) 243-3013
URL: http://archives.csudh.edu/
Abstract: Chronological correspondence from the office of Academic Program Improvement at the CSU Chancellor’s Office, 1978-1981. Office assisted faculty in developing innovative approaches to improve both teaching and student learning through pilot projects, workshops and conference.
Language: Collection material is in English

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Preferred Citation

[Title of item], California State University Academic Program Improvement Office Record, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Acquisition Information

Materials in this collection were transferred by the Chancellor’s Office, California State University and collected by archives staff. It is a growing collection.

Processing Information

Processed during 2004-2006 CSU System-wide Archives Processing Project.

History

The California State University System, formally established in 1960 by the Donahoe Higher Education Act. It is the nation’s largest university system, with 23 campuses and seven off-campus centers, more than 400,000 students and 42,000 faculty and staff. The CSU is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California (the others are the University of California and the California Community College System). Since 1961 more than 2 million alumni have received a bachelor's, master's, and doctoral (Ph.D. and Ed.D) degrees from the university system. It offers more than 1,800 degree programs in some 240-subject areas.
Today's California State University system is the direct descendant of the California State Normal School (now, San Jose State University) established by the California Legislature on May 2, 1862. By 1895 there were four State Normal schools. In 1921, the schools were re-named the State Teacher’s Schools. In 1935 the colleges were re-named the California State Colleges and were run by the State Department of Education. With the master plan created along with the Donohue Act, the California State Colleges were placed under control of the CSC Board of Trustees. In 1972 the system was renamed the California State Colleges and Universities. The term "Colleges" was dropped in 1982.
Responsibility for the California State University is vested in the Board of Trustees, whose members are appointed by the Governor of the State of California. The Trustees appoint the Chancellor, who is the chief executive officer of the system, and the Presidents, who are the chief executive officers of their respective campuses. The Academic Senate of the California State University, made up of elected representatives of the faculty from each campus, recommends academic policy to the Board of Trustees through the Chancellor. Chancellors of the system include Buell Gallagher (1961-1962); Glenn S. Dumke (1962-1982); W. Ann Reynolds (1982-1990); Ellis E. McCune [Acting] (1990-1991); Barry Munitz (1991-1998); Charles B. Reed (1998- ).

Scope and Content

Chronological correspondence from the office of Academic Program Improvement at the CSU Chancellor’s Office, 1978-1981. Office assisted faculty in developing innovative approaches to improve both teaching and student learning through pilot projects, workshops and conference. Correspondence deals with new programs, grants and other matters.

Indexing Terms

Subjects

Education

Corporate Names

California State University
California State University. Office of the Chancellor. Academic Program Improvement

Related Material

CSU Reports Collection

Container List

 

California State University Academic Program Improvement Office Records, 1978-1981

Physical Description: 1 box
Container API001, ID 8534

Chronological Correspondence 1978, October 2-10

Container API001, ID 8535

Chronological Correspondence 1978, October 10-31

Container API001, ID 8536

Chronological Correspondence 1978, November

Container API001, ID 8537

Chronological Correspondence 1978, December

Container API001, ID 8538

Chronological Correspondence 1979, May 22-30

Container API001, ID 8539

Chronological Correspondence 1979, June 1-14

Container API001, ID 8540

Chronological Correspondence 1979, July

Container API001, ID 8541

Chronological Correspondence 1979, July - August

Container API001, ID 8542

Chronological Correspondence 1980, January

Container API001, ID 8543

Chronological Correspondence 1980, February

Container API001, ID 8544

Chronological Correspondence 1980, March

Container API001, ID 8545

Chronological Correspondence 1980, April

Container API001, ID 8546

Chronological Correspondence 1980, May

Container API001, ID 8547

Chronological Correspondence 1980, June

Container API001, ID 8548

Chronological Correspondence 1980, July

Container API001, ID 8549

Chronological Correspondence 1980, August-September

Container API001, ID 8550

Chronological Correspondence 1980, September-October

Container API001, ID 8551

Chronological Correspondence 1980, November

Container API001, ID 8552

Chronological Correspondence 1980, November-December

Container API001, ID 8553

Chronological Correspondence 1981, January-February

Container API001, ID 8554

Chronological Correspondence 1981, March

Container API001, ID 8555

Chronological Correspondence 1981, April

Container API001, ID 8556

Chronological Correspondence 1981, May