Contains materials relating to the Office of Career Development and Continuing Education at Duke University, including significant topical files on women in higher education, professional women role models, and development of women's career conferences. Also contains records of Directions for Educated Women Committee, a women faculty and student committee active from about 1966 until the early 1970s. Types of materials include correspondence, course evaluations, brochures, newsletters, clippings, reports, handbooks, fliers, and short writings. Materials range in date from 1965-1975.
Office of Continuing Studies records, 1969-1992 36 Linear Feet
Contains undergraduate and graduate student records, curriculum planning, and administrative materials related to the Office of Continuing Education (formerly known as Office of Career Development and Continuing Education) at Duke University. Office of Continuing Education was directed by Jean O'Barr from 1971 to 1983, and functioned in cooperation with the Appointments Office (later the Office of Placement Services and the Career Center) and the Woman's College. The Office initially focused on career development of women students, but expanded to offer guidance services to all students. In 1992, the Office of Continuing Education merged with the Summer Session Department to form the Office of Continuing Education and Summer Session. The records include student records, correspondence, progress reports, program proposals, newsletters, annual reports, minutes, flyers, pamphlets, clippings, grant applications, directories, and course schedules. Undergraduate and graduate student records are ordered alphabetically by last name of student. Subject files are ordered alphabetically. Contains restricted materials.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Duke records, 1977-2020 10.5 Linear Feet
Collection includes administrative records, publications, catalogs, photographs, and other material related to OLLI at Duke and its history. Also included are administrative material from Duke Continuing Studies, such as annual reports.