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Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Faculty

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Administration, 1974 - 2007

 Series
Identifier: UA03.02
Scope and Contents

This group contains administrative records, including annual reports and Department Heads' meeting minutes.

Dates: Other: 1974 - 2007

Faculty, 1959 - 2006

 Series
Identifier: UA03.03
Scope and Contents

This group contains faculty handbooks and new faculty orientation materials and other records related to the faculty. Also included is a scrapbook/album with photographs of and information about Humanities Dept. faculty.

Dates: Other: 1959 - 2006

Individual Provosts' Records, 1959 - 2010

 Series
Identifier: UA03.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection spans the years 1959 to the present. Most of the materials in this collection are described at the box level, with general description of box contents. Series I: Individual Provosts' Records Series I contains records specific to individual provosts. Where broad subjects span several provosts' administrations or address certain broad areas (including surveys, the WPI Plan, Massachusetts Academy), most of these records are in succeeding record groups....
Dates: Other: 1959 - 2010

Interim President Levi Conant, 1911 - 1913

 Sub-Group
Identifier: UA02.18
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1913

President Edmund A. Engler, 1901 - 1911

 Sub-Group
Identifier: UA02.04
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of 14 bound letterpress copybooks with outgoing correspondence from President Edmund Engler and John Marshall, Registrar. The bound volumes are contained in custom board boxes with metal latches, which have been placed in acid free record boxes. The outgoing correspondence primarily regards prospective students, student admission and registration, prospective employers, degree requirements, student registration, and exam schedules.

Dates: 1901 - 1911

President Ralph Earle records, bulk: 1925 - 1939

 Sub-Group
Identifier: UA02.06
Scope and Contents Records from Ralph Earle's term as President of WPI, 1925-1939, are divided into two series:Series I - Subject Files Working and correspondence files of Ralph Earleā€™s administration are arranged alphabetically and chronologically within each topic. Subjects include Alden Laboratory, Athletics, Sanford Riley Hall, Earle Bridge, Alumni Reunions, Trustee correspondence, Gompei Kuwanda honorary degree, Fuller Lectures, Yankee Ingenuity Scholarship, management of the Washburn Shops...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925 - 1939

UA04: President's Planning Group

 Collection
Identifier: UA04
Abstract

These are the records of the President's Planning Group, authorized by President Harry B. Storke in 1968 to "study the role of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the engineering and scientific community and to propose to the President and to the Faculty detailed plans for implementation of this role in the future..."

Dates: 1963 - 1970

William R. Grogan Papers, bulk: 1970 - 1990

 Sub-Group
Identifier: UA32.01
Scope and Contents The William R. Grogan Papers document the activities of the first Dean of Undergraduate Studies, 1970 to 1990. The Dean was charged with implementing the WPI Plan and chaired the General Implementation Committee to oversee the details of the Plan. Records in this collection document the funding of the Plan, curricular innovations such as the Interactive Qualifying Project, evaluation of the Plan through student competency exams, formal external review and marketing of the Plan. ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990