Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Graduate Studies Committee Meeting Minutes
Series Number: 013-10-22
Department: Vice President of Academic Affairs
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Rachel Kim in October of 2010
Date Listed: October 20, 2010
Date Span: 1945-1996 (bulk 1961-1996)
Size of Collection: 3.25 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 6 legal document cases and 1 legal half size document case.
Type of Material: Minutes and correspondence.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.
Historical Information: The Graduate Studies Committee was first established in 1943 to survey the degree requirements of the Southern Association of Teachers’ Colleges and Universities to meet accreditation. By 1960, the committee had evolved into approving new graduate programs and courses, setting academic standards for the graduate work and reviewing candidates eligible for graduate degrees.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of the meeting minutes of the Graduate Studies Committee of Murray State University from 1945 to 1996. Minutes contain reports from sub-committees, ad hoc committees and special task forces. Included with the minutes are course applications, correspondence, departmental memos and various records associated with graduate programs and courses.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State University – History.
Murray State University – Graduate Studies Committee.
Kentucky – Murray – University and colleges.