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Universities and colleges -- Accreditation -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Landa records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-03-02-07
Abstract Consists of records generated by Albert Landa (1927-2008), who started in 1960 as director of Public Information and became vice president of Development and Public Relations at The New School, and then held the title of Vice President, until he retired in 1985. The records in this collection are notable because Landa was deeply involved in a rapid expansion of the university, overseeing the launch of the Center for New York City Affairs, the merger of Parsons School of Design with The New...
Dates: 1933 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1985

Charles S. Olton records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-07-01
Abstract Consists of records created and received by Charles S. Olton, dean of Parsons School of Design from 1989 until 1997. Includes subject files on committees, departments and programs, events, individuals, international projects, and general administrative issues. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.
Dates: 1974 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1997

David C. Levy records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-04-01
Abstract David Corcos Levy served as dean of Parsons School of Design from 1970 until 1989. The bulk of these records were generated between 1970 and 1984, after the merger of Parsons and the New School for Social Research, and consist of memos, correspondence, reports, and subject files related to Levy's administrative tenure.Correspondents include a range of New School and Parsons administrators, including New School president John R. Everett; New School dean Allen Austill; Albert Landa;...
Dates: 1949 - 1992, undated

John R. Everett records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-01-01-02
Abstract John Everett (1918-1992) served as president of The New School from 1964-1982. The John Everett records document the activities of the president's office at The New School during Everett's tenure, and include some records from prior presidents. Also included is material from Everett's external professional activities, including his board service at other educational institutions, and manuscripts for speeches and articles he authored. Some files are restricted. Please email...
Dates: 1918 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1979

Lesley Cadman records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-06-01
Scope and Content of Collection The Lesley Cadman records were created or received by Lesley Cadman during her term as vice dean of Parsons School of Design. Some records pre-date Cadman's arrival at Parsons.
Dates: 1976 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2001

New School central administration collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-01-01-05
Abstract This collection brings together material related to the overall administration of The New School from 1928-2008. It includes reports, financial information, board of trustees meeting agenda and minutes, and documentation prepared for accrediting through the Middle States Association of Colleges and School. The bulk of the material dates from the late 1940s-early 1960s and the 1990s-2000s. Of particular note is the report "The New School Study" of 1952, also known as the "Swift Report," which...
Dates: 1928 - 2012

New School for Social Research Office of the Dean records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-02-02-03
Summary These records originate from the New School for Social Research Dean’s Office and its predecessor school, the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science (in its early years, also referred to as the University in Exile). The records relate to departmental matters, including accreditation, budgeting, curriculum development and faculty affairs. There is correspondence of deans with academic departments within the division, including Anthropology, Economics, Gender Studies, Historical...
Dates: circa 1955-2015; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2005

New York School of Fine and Applied Art provisional charter

 Item — Box Mixed p_OSx-1 (F), Folder: 9
Identifier: PC-01-01-03
Overview American artist William Merritt Chase established Parsons School of Design in 1896 as the Chase School of Art. The name of the school changed several times, to the New York School of Art in 1902, then to the New York School of Fine and Applied Art in 1909. This charter documents the school's 1909 name change. In 1940, the Board of Trustees voted to change the school's name to Parsons School of Design in recognition of former President Frank Alvah Parsons's leadership and to differentiate it...
Dates: 1909 October 28

Parsons School of Design syllabi

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-05-01
Summary Consists of Parsons School of Design syllabi compiled by the Office of the Dean in electronic formats between 2006 and 2014. While not comprehensive, approximately 20,000 courses are documented over a seven year period during which Parsons School of Design experienced a significant structural re-organization.
Dates: 2006 - 2014

Robert Heilbroner papers

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-14-01
Abstract Robert Heilbroner (1919-2005) was first associated with The New School as a research fellow in the 1950s and received his PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in 1963, during which time he studied under economist and University-in-Exile professor Adolph Lowe. He was appointed Norman Thomas Professor of Economics in 1971 and often taught History of Economic Thought courses. These papers contain correspondence between Heilbroner and Lowe, along with material documenting...
Dates: 1947 - 1995