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Glenn Kist papers

 Collection
Identifier: RITArc-0089

Overview

Professional papers of Dr. Glenn Kist, a former intermim Dean in the Rochester Institute of Technology's College of Liberal Arts. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, proposals, forms, policies, brochures, fliers, clippings, and other miscellaneous records.

Dates

  • 1964-2007

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Glenn J. Kist started at RIT in 1970 as a professor of History and in 1981, became the chair of Science and Humanities Division, which included the departments of history, philosophy, fine art and science, technology, and society. In 1988, he became associate dean of RITs College of Liberal Arts (CLA). Dr. Glenn Kist began as interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) on November 27, 2006. The interim dean’s position involves administrating College affairs, including ensuring that the curriculum is offered, meeting student needs, maintaining a balanced budget, and resolving personnel issues. He held this position until 2008 and once again he became interim dean in 2010.

Dr. Kist earned an A.B. and M.A. from Xavier University in history, and his Ph.D. from Loyola University Chicago, focusing on Latin American history and inter-American diplomatic relations.

Rochester Institute of Technology Career Highlights

1970
Started his career as a professor in the College of General Studies
1981
Named Chairman of the Science and Humanities Division of Liberal Arts
1988
Became Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts
2000
Promoted to Deputy Dean for the College of Liberal Arts
2006
Accepted a position as Interim Dean for the College of Liberal Arts (2 year position)
2010
Filled in as Interim Dean for the College of Liberal Arts (4-6 week position)

Extent

21.75 Linear Feet (18 file boxes)

Language

English

Arrangement

This collection is currently unprocessed.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-range, Shelves 169 172; 475-479; 674-678

Other Finding Aids

In addition to this finding aid, several inventories are available below. Each finding aid represents a separate accession. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

Glenn Kist papers (accession 06:33)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 2006:033; 2008:047; 22010:050

The collection was donated to the RIT Archive Collections by Glenn Kist in three installments beginning in 2006.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lara Nicosia in February 2011.

Creator

Title
Glenn Kist papers
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
In Progress
Author
Lara Nicosia
Date
17 February 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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