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Amherst College. Dean of the Faculty

 Organization

Biography

The dean of the faculty is the chief academic officer of the college and has primary responsibility for matters of academic policy and for the academic budget. The dean serves as secretary to the Committee of Six, the executive committee of the faculty, and as secretary to the faculty. She oversees the Robert Frost Library, the Mead Art Museum, the Beneski Museum of Natural History, the Emily Dickinson Museum, the Office of the Registrar, the Center for Community Engagement, the Center for Humanistic Inquiry, the Amherst Center for Russian Culture, the college's international programs (including study abroad), the Office of Institutional Research, and the Office of Fellowships. The dean of the faculty has joint responsibility for the Department of Physical Education and Athletics. She serves as the college's Five College Deputy.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Dean of the Faculty Records. Public Minutes

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG 002-001
Abstract

This collection includes minutes of Faculty Meetings and minutes of the Committee of Six that are designated as "public" by the Dean of Faculty; access to these materials is restricted to current Amherst College faculty and Academic Department Coordinators. The collection grows annually with the transfer of each academic year's minutes from the Dean of Faculty to the Archives.

Dates: 1825-2017

Series 2: Committee of Six Minutes, 1932-2016

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Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: This collection includes minutes of Faculty Meetings and minutes of the Committee of Six that are designated as "public" by the Dean of Faculty; access to these materials is restricted to current Amherst College faculty and Academic Department Coordinators. The collection grows annually with the transfer of each academic year's minutes from the Dean of Faculty to the Archives.There are currently gaps in the minutes for the Committee of Six in the 1980s, which the Archives hopes...
Dates: 1932-2016

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