Watauga Residential College records
Scope and Contents
The Watauga Residential College records contain the establishment and history of this residential college, as well as files regarding its curriculum, work by its faculty, the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, and photographs of the faculty and students and their activities throughout the life of the College. Audiovisual materials are included, covering alumni reunions, student coursework and performances, and Watauga College promotional film. The records of this collection range from the beginnings of Watauga College in 1972, into 2014.
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Biographical / Historical
Watauga Residential College was founded in the Fall of 1972. It is a residential, co-educational college that began under the supervision of the General College and is now part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Its curriculum is interdisciplinary with courses that emphasize independent approaches to learning and life.
43 boxes (20.43 linear feet)
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The Watauga Residential College records contain the extablishment and history of this residential college, as well as files regarding its curriculum, work by its faculty, the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, and photographs of the faculty and students and their activities throughout the life of the College. The records are from 1971 to 2014.
This record group is arranged into seven series in alphabetical order: Alumni files; Course offerings and curriculum; Faculty work and Appalachian State University committees files; Interdisciplinary Studies files; Mugbooks and photographs; Student activities and coursework; and, Watauga College files. Files and items within each series are arranged alphabetically by title, then chronologically. See individual series notes for description of what each series contains.
- Watauga Residential College records
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