M99-02 - DR. JAMES DOMBEK COLLECTION

Jim Dombek was born in Paris, Arkansas on June s, 1937, to Lillian and Stanley Dombek.  He graduated from Paris High School in 1955, and received his bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State Teachers College (now the University of Central Arkansas) in 1959.  He taught mathematics and physics at Morrilton High School during the 1958-1959 school year.  Mr. Dombek attended the University of Kansas where he received a master’s degree in mathematics in 1962.  In 1970 he received a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Tennessee.  He taught mathematics at Wisconsin State University before returning to the University of Central Arkansas as a mathematics instructor in 1970.

Dr. Dombek served as a full time professor of mathematics until 1983 when he was appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  While he was dean the college offered thirty programs and provided sixty percent of the instruction for UCA.  His responsibilities as dean included budget development, promotion and tenure, recruitment of staff and faculty and leadership in general for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Dombek died on March 6, 2002 and is survived by his sons, Eric Dombek of Conway and wife Susan, and Franklin Dombek of Greenbrier; four granddaughters, Dalena, Katherine, Carrie and Allison; his mother and stepfather, Lillian and Chester Stephenson of Paris, Arkansas; four brothers and a sister, Fred of Paris, Bob of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, George of Goshen, Arkansas, Don of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Paula Hutchinson of Bentonville, Arkansas.  Marsha Dombek Kirkendoll, Darla Hutchinson Phillips-nieces, and Clint Hutchinson-nephew also survive him. Dr. Dombek is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Paris, Arkansas.

 

Box 1

File 1A- In Memory of Dr. James Dombek-retired professor-personal information. March 11, 2002

File 1B- Ad Hoc Legislative Committee

File 2 – Adjustments and Credentials Committee

File 3 – Admissions

File 4 – Admissions Criteria Committee

File 5 – Affirmative Action plan

File 6 – American Assemble of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

File 7 – American Association of State College and Universities (AASCU)

File 8 – American College Testing Program (ACT)

File 9 – American Council of Education

File 10- Arkansas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

File 11- Arkansas Department of Higher Education (File #1)

File 12- Arkansas Department of Higher Education (File #2)

File 13- Arkansas Department of Higher Education (File #3)

End of Box 1

 

Box 2

File 1 – Carnegie Foundation, 1962

File 2 – Committee on Committees

File 3 – CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training)

File 4 – Child Study Center

File 5 – CLEP (College Level Examination Program)

File 6 – Community Colleges

File 7 – Continuing Education (Little Rock Air Force Base)

File 8 – Educational Standards Committee

File 9 – Education Policies Committee

File 10- Enrollment

File 11- Enrollment Management

File 12- Evaluation Forms

File 13- Facilities Usage Committee

File 14- Faculty

File 15- Faculty Appointments, 1976-1977

File 16- Faculty Data Bank

File 17- Faculty Development

File 18- Faculty Fee Waiver

File 19- Faculty Offices

File 20- Faculty Senate

File 21- Faculty: Summary of Summers

File 22- Faculty:  Teaching

File 23- General Education Committee

File 24- Goals, 1984-1985

File 25- Goals, 1983-1984

End of Box 2

 

Box 3

File 1 – Governor’s

File 2 – Graduate Program

File 3 – Grievances

File 4 – HEGIS (Higher Education General Information Survey)

File 5 – Honors Convocation

File 6 – Honors Program

File 7 – Human Development Center

File 8 – Library Automation System

File 9 – Library Committee

File 10- Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Proposal

File 11- Music Scholarships

File 12- North Central Association (NCA) 1962, 1977, 1983

File 13- North Central Association (NCA)

File 14- North Central Association Conference on Summer Schools

File 15- North Central Association Focus Visit

File 16- North Central Association Normative Date Forms

File 17- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) 1977-1978

File 18- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

File 19- National Science Foundation

End of Box 3

 

Box 4

File 1 – National Teachers Examination (NTE)

File 2 – Non-Traditional Students

File 3 – Nursing

File 4 – Occupational Therapy

File 5 – Office of Grants

File 6 – Orientation

File 7 – Ozark Heritage Advisory Council

File 8 – Part-Time Faculty

File 9 – Personnel Handbook

File 10- Petit Jean Art Song Festival

File 11- Planning and Goals, 1980

File 12- Pre-enrollment

File 13- Pre Session Faculty Meeting, August 20-21, 1981

File 14- Pre Session Faculty Meeting, August 15, 1980

File 15- Pre Session Faculty Meeting, Fall 1979

File 16- Pre Session Faculty Meeting, Fall 1978

File 17- Pre Session Faculty Workshop, 1968

File 18- Public Service

File 19- Presidential Scholars

File 20- Probation List (old files)

File 21- PET (Arkansas Program for Effective Teaching)

File 22- Projection Room Usage

File 23- Radio Station (KUCA)

File 24- Released Time Requests

File 25- Research Committee (File #1)

File 26- Research Committee (File #2)

File 27- Research Proposal Pre 1979 (File #1)

File 28- Research Proposal Pre 1979 (File #2)

File 29- Retention

End of Box 4

 

Box 5

File 1 – Role and Scope

File 2 – Rules and Regulations-Pre 1968 (Res. Hall, Traffic, Etc.)

File 3 – Salaries

File 4 – Schedule Samples

File 5 – Scholarship Committee

File 6 – Scholarships

File 7 – Science Career Fair

File 8 – Small Business Development Center

File 9 – Staff Senate

File 10- Student Field Trips

File 11- Student Field Trips

File 12- Student Grants and Awards Committee

File 13- Student Teaching

File 14- Summer School Analysis

File 15- Teacher Education Committee

File 16- Telephone System

File 17- Tenure and Promotion Committee

File 18- 1202 Commutations

File 19- UCA Foundation

File 20- UNIV. 1000

File 21- Vocational Education Center

File 22- Vocational Education Director

File 23- Vocational Education Faculty

File 24- Vocational and Technical Programs

File 25- Vocational Instructional Programs

File 26- Vocational Teachers Education

End of Box 5

 

Box 6

File 1 – Correspondence, 1970-1979

File 2 – Correspondence, Dr. DeBoer 1977

File 3 – Correspondence, President Jefferson D. Farris, 1977-1979

File 4 – Faculty Guide to Policies and Procedures (State College of Arkansas, 1967-1974)

File 5 – Faculty Handbook, 1979

File 6 – Faculty Senate, 1981-1982

File 7 – Faculty Senate, Summer-fall 1982

File 8 – Faculty Senate, 1983

File 9 – Faculty Senate, Jan. 1983-May 1984

File 10- Faculty Senate, 1984-1985

File 11- Faculty Council 1979-1980

File 12- Faculty Council Meeting, 1980-1981 – Faculty, College of Science, 1982-1984

File 13- Faculty Council, North Central Report 1980-1982

File 14- Faculty Senate, Salary Proposal 1981-1982

File 15- Faculty Salary, 1981-1982

File 16- Faculty Salary, 1983-1984

File 17- Faculty Salaries, Comparison 1982-1983

File 18- Faculty Salary Sub-Committee, 1980-1983

File 19- Faculty Compensation, Academe 1980-1982

File 20- Faculty Council Salary Proposal, 1981-1982

File 21- Faculty Fringe Benefits, 1981-1982

File 22- Dental Insurance 1983

End of Box 6

 

Box 7

File 1 – Five year Plan, College of Science and Humanities, Nov. 1982

File 2 – Arkansas Department of Higher Education Admissions and Academic Standards Recommendations of State Board of Higher Education, 1984-1997

File 3 – Report of the Quality Higher Education Study Committee, Oct. 1984

File 4 – Library Staff, Faculty Status 1980-1982

File 5 – Screening Committee (Spring 1976), White-Peterson

File 6 – State College of Arkansas, Sept, 1, 1970

I. Development and Current Status of Graduate Program

II. Proposed Master’s Degree Programs

III. Plans for Future Development of the Graduate Program

File 7 – State College of Arkansas, 1986 A Self-Study and Basic Institutional Date Appendices

File 8 – Directions for Post Secondary Education in Arkansas, 1978

File 9 – Enrollment Management Study Committee Report, Jan. 1982

File 10 – Admissions Policy Proposal, 1989

File 11 – Video-UCA Recruiting Video, July 28, 1997

File 12 – Video-UCA “Visions” with Pres. Thompson, Postlogue Oct. 30, 1997

File 13 – Video-UCA University Council, Jan. 27, 1998

File 14 – Video-UCA Council Meeting, Feb. 24, 1998

End of Box 7

End of Collection