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West Chester University University College Collection

Identifier: 059
The West Chester University University College Collection is comprised of 4 series: Correspondence, Course Catalogs, Departmental Materials, and Promotional Materials.

Series 1 Correspondence includes letters between university faculty, department chairs, and deans.

Series 2 Course Catalogs is comprised of catalogs that detail the University College's credit and non-bearing credit courses between 1986-1991.

Series 3 Departmental Materials includes committee meeting minutes, surveys, and a questionnaire.

Series 4 Promotional Materials is comprised of promotional materials for the University College, such as informational brochures and booklets and newsletters.


  • 1984 - 1991

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


1 Boxes (1 half-document box)

0.21 Linear Feet


The West Chester University University College Collection features materials that highlight the University College's past course offerings and opportunities to West Chester University students and the general public. The collection includes correspondence, course catalogs, meeting minutes, newsletters, and brochures. Materials date from 1984-1991.

Biographical / Historical

West Chester University's University College was established as a program of the university, offering credit and non credit-bearing courses and workshops for students, WCU employees, and the general public for over 40 years.

However, University College was officially founded as the university's newest college in 2018. Its focus has expanded to offer an Interdisciplanary Studies Program and an Exploratory Studies program, as well as interdisciplinary minors. In addition, the University College also provides students with supplemental learning support through the Learning Assistance and Research Center, success coaching, the Academic Success Program, and the Writing Center.

University College is also home to departments such as the Office of Educational Accessibility, the RAM Initiative, and West Chester University's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).


Materials in this collection have been arranged into series by topic. Within the series, materials are arranged in chronological order.
West Chester University University College Collection
Jenna (Bossert) Falkenberg
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Repository Details

Part of the West Chester University Archives Repository