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RG 04. College Deans and Vice Presidents

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 04
Official records and papers of the chief academic officers of Berea College. Records of the Deans of Berea's various allied schools and other administrative units are located in record groups 5 and 6.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Chad Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.07
Abstract

Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculty From 2011-2019. Chad Berry came to the office of the Academic Vice President and Dean of the Faculty in 2011 after serving five years as Director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center and also serving one year as Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning through Service. Prior to coming to Berea in 2006, he was a member of the faculty at Maryville College.

Dates: Created: 2011-2019

Charles Noble Shutt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.02
Abstract In his forty-seven year association with Berea College, Charles Noble Shutt touched virtually every aspect of the college from the placement of closets in Draper building to the organization of the academic departments. His career encompassed the reign of three college presidents and weathered two world wars.  Shutt first came to the college in 1915 as a Latin and German teacher. He later taught history and English, and was known as the leading grammarian on the campus. In 1924, Shutt...
Dates: Created: 1895 - 1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1915-1947

Christian F. Rumold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.05
Abstract Christian F. Rumold started teaching (as a tutor) at Berea in 1904 and would later become professor of Chemistry and Physics.  He had previously received his LL.D and A.B from the Univeristy of Kansas. In the mid-1910s he would serve as the Acting Dean of the College Department. in addition to his work at Berea, Rumold went on to become a professor and administrator at the University of Kentucky, Kent State University in 1918, and Western Reserve University in 1931 where he received his...
Dates: Created: 1914-1918

George Norton Ellis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.04
Abstract

George Norton Ellis, three-year Professor of Latin, Dean of College Faculty, and Regent (during the absence of President William G. Frost) of Berea College.

Dates: Created: 1908-1912

HR / Dean of Faculty / Cathy Howard | 1120 | [BCA]

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1120

Karl T. Waugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.03
Abstract Karl T. Waugh was born to missionary parents in Cawnpore, India, in 1879, and attended primary and secondary schools in both India and the United States. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan (1900) and Harvard (1906) and taught at Harvard before going on to teach at the University of Chicago and Beloit College. In 1917, Waugh joined the Army at the rank of Major and much of his work during this time focused on developing and implementing an intelligence-testing program to aid in recruit training...
Dates: Created: 1919-1923

Kenneth Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.06
Scope and Contents The papers of Kenneth Thompson is a small collection of records including biographical material, memoranda, materials from Thompson's tenure as both Dean of Men and Associate Dean, and records regarding the March on Montgomery (March 1965) including statements made by the College regarding students planning to attend the march.  Also included in the papers are a collection of Dean's Committee Meeting Minutes (1955-1958) and Thompson's records from his work with Pine Mountain Settlement...
Dates: Created: 1949-1981

Linda Strong-Leek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.09
Abstract Linda Strong-Leek was appointed the first Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion at Berea College on July 1, 2015. In this role, she works closely with the President and Dean of the Faculty, as well as all other Vice Presidents at Berea College, as they consider how to make Berea College more inclusive and welcoming for all members of the community. Since 2019, Dr. Strong-Leek has served as the Provost. In this capacity, she works with the directors of the Carter G. Woodson Center for...
Dates: Created: 2013-2020

Louis Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.01
Abstract Louis Smith came to Berea as an instructor in 1927 and served as the college's Dean of the Upper Division before serving as Dean of the College from 1947 to 1969. Charles Louis Smith (Louis Smith) was born on October 2, 1905 in Fayetteville, Tennessee. He was the second of four children to George and Edna Smith. Smith attended the Lincoln Central High School (which he referred to as the Rocky Knob of Hard Knocks and Slow Scholars) where he was involved in various activities. During his...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1988

Matthew Saderholm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 04-4.08
Abstract Dr. Matthew Saderholm was appointed dean of faculty following a recommendation of the dean selection committee in May 2019. A 1992 Berea College graduate, Matthew Saderholm won a Fulbright Fellowship and spent a year studying physical chemistry and biochemistry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, Switzerland. He earned a doctoral degree in biological chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Carol Fierke’s...
Dates: Other: 1992-2021