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Council on Liberal Education Records, 1963-1982, 1992

Summary Information
Title: Council on Liberal Education records
Dates: 1963-1982, 1992
Creator: University of Minnesota. Council on Liberal Education.
Extent: 3 boxes Extent: (3 cubic feet)
Language: English
Collection Number: uarc 164
Collection contains the records of the Council on Liberal Education at the University of Minnesota.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Preferred Citation:

Council on Liberal Education records, University Archives, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Historical Note

The All-University Council for Liberal Education was established as a standing committee of the University Senate in 1963. It served to set University-wide liberal education requirements for all bachelor's degrees. In 1982, the council was eliminated, with its responsibilities being assigned to the Senate Committee on Educational Policy. The council was reestablished in 1992.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains reports, materials regarding CLA degree requirements, correspondence, surveys and evaluations and committee papers.

Related Material

A finding aid with a contents list is available in University Archives.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • University of Minnesota. Council on Liberal Education -- Archives.
  • Curriculum planning.
  • Education, Humanistic.