Guide to the Papers of Thomas Roos, 1964 - 1986Manuscript MS-1154

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Series 1, Academic Organizations and Committees, 1964-1986

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Box: 1, Dates: 1967-1980

Contains materials from the conference on "The Optimal Preparation for the Study of Medicine"; patterns and statistics for the "Coeducation and Year-Round Operation (CYRO)" report; a draft of the CYRO Final Report; correspondence concerning the Committee on Year-Round Operation of the College; minutes of meetings and memorandums about CYRO; materials from the CYRO subcommittee on Education; and correspondence, memorandum, and other materials from the Committee on Curriculum and Year Round Education.

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Box: 2, Dates: 1965-1985

Contains materials about faculty petitions on college governance; the Organization of the Faculty of Dartmouth College; issues of the "Valley News" and "The Dartmouth" containing articles about faculty meetings regarding the leadership of Dartmouth; the Organization of Faculty about ROTC at Dartmouth; correspondence and other materials about institutional organization; "Extra-Departmental Programs - A Pattern of Exploitation" by Arthur Luehrmann; "Some Thoughts on Organizing a University" by Thomas Roos; "Corporatization of Academe" by Thomas Roos; a report on the Nantucket Conference on the Future of the Arts at Dartmouth; materials from the task force on the Structure of the Academic Community; materials about the Parkhurst incident of May 6th, 1969, including the committee advisory to the president's report on disciplining faculty involved in the takeover; materials from the Commission on Undergraduate Education in the Biological Sciences (CUEBS), focusing on the Panel on Pre-Professional Training in the Medical Sciences (PPTMS), including correspondence from members, conference materials, materials about consultation between CUEBS and the American Institute of Biological Sciences, "Guidelines for Planning Biological Facilities," "An Opinion Concerning Tomorrow's Colleges of Agriculture" by J.H .Meyer, Report of the Conference on Biology in the Junior College , "Biological Prerequisites for Education in the Health Sciences" a position paper, proceedings of the Conference on Undergraduate Curriculum and the Handbook of Policies and Procedures; PPTMS questionnaire; materials from the Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty; and correspondence about the fuller utilization of women physicians.

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Box: 3, Dates: 1964-1985

Contains material on "The Preparation for the Study of Medicine"; the Macy Conference on the Preparation for Medical Education in the Traditionally Negro College; a US/Japan Science Conference on College Biology; "Biological Preparation for Education in the Health Sciences" by Thomas Roos; information on schools with a pre-med major or combined degree programs; catalogs from schools without a pre-med major; "The Report of the Committee on Educational Policy to the Faculty of Dartmouth College" and related materials; "The Option: An Analysis of an Educational Innovation" by Robert Feldmesser; the calendar and curriculum plan for Biology at Dartmouth; information on the Ray Winfield Smith Lecture Series; the ad hoc Council on Diversity in 1986 and a moratorium on classes; the procedures for faculty grievances; the modification of the tenure agreement at Dartmouth; institutional relations and governance at Dartmouth; the compensation for professors; academic freedom at Dartmouth; the place of ROTC at Dartmouth; correspondence and newspaper clippings about the destruction of the shanties on the Green in 1986; minutes of the meetings of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as well as materials from the ad hoc committee on governance; and a collection of poems written by Roos for use in his Introduction to Biology class.

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Box: 4, Dates: 1970-1986

Contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, models, and proposals about moving Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC); a copy of report from a subcommittee of the faculty analyzing the possible move of DHMC; the final report from the "Ad Hoc Council on Relocation of the Medical School"; resolutions passed by the Ad Hoc Council; drafts of the Ad Hoc Council's reports, as well as memorandum and correspondence pertaining to the council; correspondence, reports, and other materials from the Ad Hoc Council Subcommittee on Finances; materials from the neuroscience steering committee as well as reports from Neuroscience Day (7/19/1986); a copy of "Health Education at Dartmouth: Bridging the Interface Between the Medical School and the College"; materials about neuroscience seminars at Dartmouth; directions for laboratory dissections of frogs and roaches and the excitation of nerves; proposals for majors in linguistics and in cognitive science; materials from the Committee on Equal Opportunity including annual reports and memorandum; correspondence, memorandum, budget information, minutes, and other materials from the Native American Council; copies of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Newsletter; materials on the summer colloquium of the MALS program for 1976; information about summer term MALS students of 1976; materials about the search for a new MALS director; policy papers from MALS; and reports, correspondence, and other materials about the creation of the MALS program at Dartmouth.

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Box: 5, Dates: 1973-1992

Contains magazine articles, newspaper clippings, and correspondence about controversies at Dartmouth; materials from the 1984 freshman seminar "Hierarchy and Hiericide" including readings, student information, and a syllabus; notes and correspondence about prospective undergraduate courses; the "Dana Biomedical Library Study" by Marylin Taylor Lindsay; copies of "Dana Interface"; Dana Biomedical Library Committee Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports; the 1989-1990 Annual Statistics of Medical School Libraries in the US and CA; the Report of the Dartmouth Medical School Committee on the Academic Impact of Relocation Plans; reports on grading at Dartmouth and records of Roos's grading; correspondence and materials about admissions policies; materials about Black Studies at Dartmouth; minutes, agendas, reports, and other materials from the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; materials about the proposed abolition of the Speech Department at Dartmouth; correspondence and other materials about student counseling; materials about Roos serving on the Committee on Standards; reports from the Committee on Freshman Seminars; the 1985-1986 report on the College; the Planning and Priorities Committee Report; correspondence from and drafts of reports by the Planning and Priorities Committee; reports from the Committee to Review the Academic Support Centers; Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Program Scope and Cost Estimate; Report of the Inter fraternity Council Committee on Residential Life and related materials; correspondence with Donald Kennedy; correspondence and other materials about the Borison Lectures at Dartmouth; materials about premedical training for undergraduates; open letters to the Dartmouth community complaining about the Dartmouth Review; and reports from the Subcommittee on Instructional Equipment.

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Box: 6, Dates: 1973-1980s

Contains the Report of the Task Force on Budget Priorities and annual reports from the Council on Budgets and Priorities; budget projections for the College; and minutes, budget codes, budget figures, summaries, and more materials about Dartmouth College's budget through the late 1970's and early 1980's.

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