The Finding Aid of the Seaver Academic Council Records 0095

Finding aid prepared by Jessica Geiser and Jamie Henricks
The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA, 90263-4786
(310) 506-4434
specialcollections@pepperdine.edu
March 2013


Title: Seaver Academic Council records
Identifier/Call Number: 0095
Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Physical Description: 4.17 linear feet (4 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1974-1996
Abstract: The Seaver Academic Council is the chief policy-making body for academic procedures, policies, and requirements for Seaver College at Pepperdine University. Materials in the collection include meeting minutes and agendas, memorandums, proposals for changes or revisions to the academic catalog, and reports on courses and departments within Seaver College. Items in the collection span from 1974 to 1996.
Location note: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access. Materials are restricted for 25 years after their date of creation; the entire collection will be open in 2021.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Seaver Academic Council records, Collection no. 0095, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials in the collection were collected from the University Archives files.

Historical note

The Seaver Academic Council is the chief policy-making body for academic procedures, policies, and requirements for Seaver College at Pepperdine University. It reviews proposals submitted by faculty members or administrators for changes or additions to the curriculum, graduation requirements, and general academic policies. The proposals and changes approved by the Seaver Academic Council are then taken to the University Academic Council for final approval.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of meeting minutes and agendas, memorandums, forms, proposals for new or revised course offerings, and reports on courses and other academic issues within Seaver College. Materials in the collection span from 1974 to 1996.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Related Archival Materials

The University Academic Council records 0094 contain similar materials, but more broadly for academic changes at Pepperdine University's five schools.

Processing Information note

The collection was arranged and described by Jessica Geiser and Jamie Henricks in March, 2013.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Pepperdine University. Seaver Academic Council.
Pepperdine University.
Seaver College.
Administrative records
Agendas (administrative records)
Christian universities and colleges--United States--History
Colleges and universities--Curricula--Catalogs
Education, Higher--California--Malibu
Memorandums
Minutes
Reports
Universities and colleges--Administration
Universities and colleges--California--Malibu--History
Universities and colleges--United States--Records and correspondence