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Records of the University Senate

 Collection
Identifier: 4/6/6
This series is comprised of the records of the University Senate as maintained by the Senate Secretary. The records are arranged in folders chronologically by year and in rough chronological order within each folder. The folders for each year typically contain: minutes and agenda of the University Senate (1930-1993); membership lists for the University committees (1944-1970, 1975-1981); school calendars (1955-1966); reports of the General Faculty Committee (1955/56, 1958/59-1959/60, 1962/63-1972/73, 1984-1985); BRAC (Budget and Resources Advisory Committee) Reports (1982-1985); correspondence to and from the Senate Secretaries; and various reports submitted to the Senate.

Also included is a publication The University Senate--Motions voted upon from Winter 1943 to Winter 1975, compiled by E.H. Timothy Whitten filed in Box 2 Folder 6.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Abstract

In 1928, the University moved to increase the voice of the faculty in the determination of general educational policies by replacing the University Council, originally organized in 1910, with a University Senate. This collection is comprised of records of notes maintained by the Senate Secretary. The folder for each year typically contains: minutes and agenda of the University Senate.

Arrangement Note

The records are arranged in folders chronologically by year and in rough chronological order within each folder.

Method of Acquisition

These records were transferred to the University Archives on October 22, 1993 by Professor Robert J. Menges of the School of Education and Policy Studies as Accession #93-168.

Related Materials

See also: One bound volume and one box of Minutes of the University Senate in the University Archives General Files, Room 11A.

Processing Information

Kaia L. Even, March-April, 1994
Title
Guide to the Records of the University Senate
Author
Kaia L. Even
Date
01/11/1998
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
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