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The Committees and Subcommittees series contains minutes and reports related to the numerous committees and subcommittees of which the Dean of the College, or a member of the Dean of the College's staff, has been a member. Committees most strongly represented here include the Committees on Course of Study, Examinations and Standing, and Undergraduate Residential Life. Other committees represented include the Honor, Ivy Policy, and Priorities Committees. Reports to Faculty from 1934 to 1987 can also be found in this series, as well as documentation on various admissions, departmental, and other smaller committees. Issues documented in this series include admissions and financial aid; curriculum and grading; alcohol and discipline on campus; health and athletics; and undergraduate facilities, including eating clubs, residences, and dining facilities.
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The Curricular Revision series contains correspondence, memoranda, clippings, proposals, statistical reports, press releases, and printed materials that follow curriculum changes at Princeton and decisions made regarding national trends in curricula. The series documents deliberations over the breadth and depth of liberal education; ways of bringing Princeton's curriculum in line with other Ivy League schools; debate over comprehensive, in particular senior, examinations; the teaching of science to non-science majors; and undergraduate enrollment in graduate courses. Significant portions of this series pertain to course quotas, language requirements, and pass/fail options.
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The Eating Clubs series consists of correspondence, reports, minutes, and clippings that document the Dean of the College's responsibilities in regard to the operation and role of the upperclass eating clubs on the Princeton campus. Of particular interest are materials relating to the contentious club Bicker of 1958, which was the first in nine years when less than 100 percent of students who participated in the Bicker process received bids for club membership. The Bicker became newsworthy when it was reported that more than half of the 23 sophomores who did not receive bids were Jewish. The controversy sparked a review of the Bicker process, discussion of previously ignored issues including a quota system and the need for alternative club facilities, and a revision of the "Gentlemen's Agreement," an understanding between the Eating Clubs and the University. This series also contains a significant amount of material documenting the workings of both the Undergraduate and Graduate Inter-Club Councils.