Departments and Programs

Department of English Records

The Department of English Records contain administrative and academic files, as well as correspondence between the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English, the chairperson, and other department faculty.

Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series Records, 1994-2012

Created in the early 1990's, the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series brings a series of artists, poets, and authors from around the country to Appalachian State University's campus every year. This collection contains the records of the Visiting Writer's Series from its inception, as they were maintained by coordinator, Susan Weinberg.

Women's Studies Program Records, 1970-2003

The Women's Studies Program at Appalachian State University (ASU) was founded in 1976 - making it the second oldest program of its kind in North Carolina. It is currently housed in ASU's University College, which consists of the university's integrated general education curriculum and interdisciplinary degree programs. The Women's Studies Program Records contain mostly administrative files dating 1970 to 2003.

Training Teachers of Teachers Records, 1952-1984

The Training Teachers of Teachers Program was established at ASU in 1969, and was designed to improve teaching at all levels by providing continuing instruction for graduate level professors. The Training Teachers of Teachers (TTT) Records contain correspondence, planning documents, reports, instructional materials, budget and accounting files, grant materials, and meeting minutes concerning the planning and implementation of the TTT program at ASU and date 1952-1984.

Department of Sociology and Social Work Collection,1969-1996, Undated

The Department of Sociology and Social Work existed from 1989 to 2008 when it became two separate departments: the Department of Sociology and the Department of Social Work. This collection includes correspondence and proposals concerning the development and evolution of the Bachelor of Social Work degree program, as led by Nancy K. Neale. This collection also includes materials on Ford Venture Grant, which assisted the funding the social work program.

Department of Psychology Records, 1965-1992

The Department of Psychology provides students the opportunity to pursue either a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree and also offers four master's level graduate programs. The Department of Psychology Records are primarly composed of administrative files relevant to the department, including correspondence, memos, course syllabi, grant proposals, annual reports, and information on curriculum.

Department of Philosophy and Religion Records, 1970-1996

The Department of Philosophy and Religion was established in 1965 and since 1968, has been in the College of Arts and Sciences. These records contain academic and administrative files including meeting minutes, faculty annual reports to the department, teaching evaluations, syllabi, guidelines, and other papers pertaining to courses and coursework between 1970 and 1996.

Department of Nursing Records, 2008

The Department of Nursing, housed within the College of Health Sciences, provides nursing education to students enrolled in the Prelicensure BSN and the RN-BSN programs. The Department of Nursing Records contain the self-study report on Appalachian State University's Department of Nursing for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Department of Mathematical Sciences Records, 1978-1992

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University and offers degrees in mathematics, mathematics education, actuarial sciences, and statistics. The Department of Mathematical Sciences records include faculty correspondence and information related to departmental faculty meetings.

Department of Leadership and Educational Studies Records, 1937-1990

The Department of Leadership and Educational Studies was created in 1995 in the Reich College of Education, essentially combining the departments of Leadership and Higher Education with Library Science and Education Foundations, and currently houses four programs – Instructional Technology, Higher Education, Library Science, and School Administration – and offers 12 different graduate degrees in various concentrations. These records contain mostly Library Science program records, but also contain one accession with information on the department as a whole.