Florida State College for Women and Florida State University Curriculum Committee Minutes
Scope and Contents
Reports of the FSCW and FSU Curriculum Committee to the Faculty Senate. Some committee minutes are included. Most papers cover the years 1953-1954 and are arranged chronologically.
- Created: 1945-1974
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Collection is open for research.
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Biographical or Historical Information
Florida State University, one of the largest and oldest of the nine institutions of higher learning in the State University System of Florida, had its beginning in 1851 when the Florida Legislature established two seminaries. In February 1857, the institution began offering postsecondary instruction to male students at the Seminar West of the Suwannee River. The following year it became coeducational when it merged with the Tallahasse Female Academy. By 1897 the institution had evolved into the first liberal arts college in the state, and in 1901 it became Florida State College, a four year institution.
In 1905 the University of Florida was established and designated a men's school, and the Florida State College became a women's school called the Florida Female College. In 1909 the name of the college was changed to Florida State College for Women. In 1947, the Florida State College for Women was returned to coeducational status and renamed Florida State University. By the 1980s, the University was recognized as a major research institute with over 370 buildings on nearly 1200 acres including the main campus of 346 acres in Tallahassee.
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Collection noted as missing 4/2014. Was supposed to be in Box 141 in sub-basement but was not located when looked for. Located per Burt 7/28/14; Location information has been updated and Archon record made publically available.
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