Department of Political Science Records
Scope and Contents
- 1970 - 2021
- Department of Political Science (Organization)
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Biographical or Historical Information
In 1959, the school began offering a political science major. The push to finally separate from the Department of History came after popularity in the subject grew such that by 1966 there were twenty-five political science majors. Margaret Hunt, the lead political scientist in the department at the time, was also asking for the addition of more faculty to diversify the program as it was clear that students were leaving after their sophomore year to attend University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1976, the Department approved a Master of Arts degree in Political Science which has been fully accredited since 1993.
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The records of the Department of Political Science contains annual reports, degree proposals, newsletters, reports, an archive of the department's website, and self studies which document the activities of the Department from 1970-2015.
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- Department of Political Science Records
- Sean A. Mulligan
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