Fonds F0225 - Faculty of Communication and Culture fonds.
- 1961-2010 (Creation)
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University College was formed in 1977 after the split of the Faculty of Arts and Science. The College was responsible for registering first-year students intending to pursue General Studies, Humanities, Science, and Social Science programmes. The name changed in 1981 to the Faculty of General Studies. The mandate of the faculty was to develop interdisciplinary courses and programs of undergraduate education, to provide first-year students with academic advice and help plan their programmes and explore opportunities available to them at the university, and to coordinate student records and programme management procedure for General Studies degree students and for those who would transfer to the Faculties of Humanities, Science, or Social Sciences.
In 2000, the Faculty of General Studies became the Faculty of Communication and Culture. The new name better described the faculty's teaching and research activities and gave a clearer understanding of the focus underlying the faculty's degree programs. In 2010, the Faculty of Communication and Culture merged with the Faculties of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences to form a new ""super faculty,"" the Faculty of Arts.
Deans of the Faculty of Communication and Culture: F. Terentiuk, 1977-1981 (Provost); R.G. Weyant, 1981-1986; M.P. Hanen, 1986-1989; D.D. Jenkins, 1989-1990 (Acting); M.J. McMordie, 1990-1998; B.J. Rasporich, 1998-1999 (Acting); K.D. Scherf, 1999-2008; W. Tettey, 2008-2009 (Interim Head).