File 2283 - Administrative documents and guidelines from Boston College

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CA ON00389 F4-7-2-2283


Administrative documents and guidelines from Boston College


  • November 20, 1984 (Creation)

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File consists of a group of documents mailed to Nouwen in late 1984 regarding his agreement to teach a course at the Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry during the summer of 1985. These documents include:
-a letter from Philip J. King, Director of the Institute dated November 20, 1984
-a letter from Dr. Padraic O'Hare, Associate Director of the Institute, also dated November 20, 1984
-A book order form for textbooks and required readings for the course Introduction to Spirituality (also referred to as Introduction to the Spiritual Life) to be taught by Nouwen at Boston College
-one page outlining Boston College's guidelines for testing and evaluation of students
-four pages outlining Boston College's academic policies regarding teaching assistants, grading and testing procedures, photocopying and proper citation
-a form indicating the deadlines for returning various forms to the institution, such as book orders, syllabi and bibliographies.
The original package contained Nouwen's teaching contract with Boston College, but this document has been lost.

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2000 02


Box 284

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