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UC San Diego. Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine records
RSS 8000  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive
    La Jolla 92093-0175
    Title: Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine records
    Identifier/Call Number: RSS 8000
    Physical Description: 18.6 Linear feet (16 records cartons and 7 archives boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1955-2000
    Abstract: Records of the Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Included are the subject files (1955-1981) and outgoing correspondence (1970-1978) related to the academic functions and responsibilities 1) ADMINISTRATIVE FILES, 2) OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE and 3) PUBLICATIONS. The bulk of the records date from 1963-1973.
    Languages: English .

    Acquisition Information

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    Preferred Citation

    UC San Diego. Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine records, RSS 8000. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego Library.

    Publication Rights

    Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.

    Administrative History

    The Dean of the School of Medicine also serves as the Vice Chancellor - Health Sciences and is responsible for the operation of the University of California, San Diego Medical Center, as well as for the School of Medicine.
    The Vice Chancellor/Dean is the chief academic officer of the School of Medicine and is directly responsible to the Chancellor for the school's governance and administration. A council of chairpersons, which includes the chairs of the School of Medicine departments, representatives from the participating departments of the general campus, and the Chair of the Faculty Council, advises the Dean on a wide range of matters concerning the administration of the Medical School. The Dean is assisted by Associate Deans.
    The position of Dean of the School of Medicine was established in 1964. Incumbents include Joseph Stokes (1964-1967); Clifford Grobstein (1967-1973); John Moxley (1973-1979); Marvin Dunn, Acting Dean (1979-1980); J. William Hollingsworth, Acting Dean (1980-1981), Robert Petersdorf (1981-1986); and Wayne Akeson, Acting Dean (1986-1987).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Records of the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine, containing files related to the function, organization and development of the School of Medicine. The materials include files related to academic departments, committees, buildings, affiliations, student enrollment, and census reports, as well as plans for academic and physical development. The materials are arranged in three series: 1) ADMINISTRATIVE FILES, 2) OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE, and 3) PUBLICATIONS.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Moxley, John H. (John Howard), 1935-
    Grobstein, Clifford, 1916-1998
    Hollingsworth, James W.
    Dunn, Marvin, 1927-
    University of California, San Diego. Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean, School of Medicine