Department of Computer Science proposal
Contents of two notebooks documenting the creation of the Computer Science department at Texas State, from early discussions to implementation. Bulk of materials are correspondence and draft proposals, with notes and occasional clippings. Of particular note is folder 1, Chronology of Approvals, that are single-page handwritten notes that begin with "Rejoice" and document the dates of required administrative approvals for the program.
- 1973 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers without restriction.
The Department of Computer Science received approval from the Science Council on 7 March 1984, Instructional Council on 11 October 1984, Dean's Council on 23 October 1984, Executive Council on 14 November 1984, Board of Regents on 16 November 1984, and Coordinating Board on 18 October 1985 (pending SWT's Certification of Adequacy of Funding). On 24 January 1986 the Coordinating Board gave final approval. Effective 1 March 1986.
Source: Folder 1, Chronology of approvals.
.41 Linear Feet (One legal-sized document case)
Language of Materials
Arranged chronologically by type of record, maintaining the original order of materials in the binders.
Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice may be required for use.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred by Grady Early, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, 2008 February 26.
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the University Archives, Texas State University Repository
Alkek Library Room 580
601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA