Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Dean of Faculty Records, 1962-1988

Dean of Faculty David Nicodemus, 1966.  Nicodemus, a Physics Professor and Administrator, served as the Dean of Faculty from 1966 until 1985, when the functions of the Dean of Faculty Office shifted to the newly created Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Information and Credits

RG 160

The Dean of Faculty Records document the activities of the Dean of Faculty regarding faculty appointments and promotions including tenure and salaries. The Dean of Faculty was established in 1964 to serve as the principal academic officer of Oregon State Univeristy reporting to the President. David Nicodemus was Dean of Faculty from 1966 until 1986, when the Office of the Provost was etablished.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


0.75 cubic feet; 3 boxes; 2 microfilm reels


Due to differences in the series designations between the paper and microfilm records in this group, the microfilm reels are described separately in the scope and content note and in the inventory. The paper records are organized into four series: I. Correspondence; II. Committee Records; III. Reports; and IV. Legal Case File. Microfilmed records consist of two series: I. Awards and II. General Files.

Related Papers

In addition to the records of the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (RG 22), the Archives has other documentation relating to the Office of the Dean of Faculty in the record groups for the President's Office (RG 13), the College of Forestry (RG 139), the College of Engineering (RG 62), the Library (RG 9), the Physics Department (RG 37), and the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department (RG 178). The Archives also has the papers of former Dean of Faculty David Nicodemus.

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