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Continuing Education Records, 1925-2004

Collection Overview

Title: Continuing Education Records, 1925-2004

ID: RG 179

Primary Creator: Oregon State University. Office of Distance and Continuing Education

Extent: 7.79 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Continuing Education and Summer Term Records consist of class status reports, Summer Session statistical reports, schedules of evening classes, brochures, correspondence, a mission statement, business plans, publications and architectural drawings.

Scope and Content Notes

Accession 1992:004 includes evening classes program status reports (1972-1975).

Correspondence study was administered by the General Extension Division at the Oregon State System of Higher Education, which provided adult education for all residents of Oregon through extension classes, correspondence study, visual instruction, and radio.

Accession 1993:019 includes reports and schedules of evening classes.

Accession 1994:070 includes announcements and brochures of the Endeavors for Excellence professional development seminar series. One-day, non-credit seminars on more than 40 topics of interest to business and professional people, secretaries, public officials, and educators were offered in various locations throughout Oregon and other western states.

Accession 1995:051 includes monthly correspondence study reports which include the total number of students enrolled as well as numbers enrolled for each course. It also includes a "Practical Demonstration of Extension IQ" test concerning the programs and staff of the General Extension Division.

Accession 1995:053 includes records of the Youth at Risk seminar offered in June 1990, including an agenda and participant list. It also includes a list of continuing higher education courses offered in Fall 1990 through Summer 1991.

Accession 1998:001 includes a mission statement for Distance and Continuing Education and an announcement of Melanie Fahrenbruch as the OSU Statewide Program Director.

Accession 1999:103 includes records pertaining primarily to Distance Education and include program plans, committee records, classroom and facilities plans, evaluations of distance education classes, Ed-Net records, and related materials.

Accession 1999:109 includes a status report for evening classes (1975).

Accession 2000:001 includes two publications printed for distribution by the Office of Distance and Continuing Education: the "2000-2001 Handbook" and the "2000 Professional Certificate Programs Schedule."

Accession 2004:005 includes a business plan for the Distance Education program.

Accession 2004:059 includes materials generated and collected by the Office of Distance and Continuing Education and includes minutes from an Oregon State System of Higher Education board meeting, memoranda, project proposals, reports, and student enrollment statistics. In addition to annual reports and a five-year historical summary, the subjects addressed in the reports include: organizational demand for cable television in Corvallis, extended education in Jackson and surrounding Southwestern Oregon counties, and OSU's involvement in the Portland area.

Accession 2004:071 includes documentation relating to Distance Education courses and includes correspondence, course proposals, curriculum vitae, syllabi and informational materials.

Accession 2007:103 includes a set of architectural drawings that document building modifications and additions to the Capital Regional Education Center in Beaverton, Oregon. The plans, numbering 34 sheets in total, detail the construction of classroom space and offices for OSU E-Campus and Extension.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 map folder, 21 file folders, 7 cubic foot boxes, 1 document box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Continuing Education Records (RG 179), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.


Oregon State University. Office of Distance and Continuing Education
Benton County (Oregon) Historical Society and Museum
Oregon State University. Academic Affairs
Oregon State University. Office of Budgets and Planning

People, Places, and Topics

Oregon State University. Office of Distance and Continuing Education
University History

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