Correspondence, records, publications, reports, and other papers from the office of the Executive Assistant to the President, 1985-1988

Collection Overview

Title: Correspondence, records, publications, reports, and other papers from the office of the Executive Assistant to the President, 1985-1988

Record Series: 02/07/08

Creator: Office of the President

Date: 1985-1988

Extent: 5 linear feet, 4 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Office of the Executive Assistant to the President collection,1985-1988,  Archives Record Series 02/07/08, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Scope and Content

Shortly after Constantine Curris arrived at UNI to assume his duties as President, he appointed a Murray State University colleague, Richard H. Stinchfield, to be Director of a new Planning and Policy Management office. Later Mr. Stinchfield was named Executive Assistant to the President. Mr. Stinchfield's specific assignments varied over the years, but he was usually concerned with issues that were especially important to President Curris, such as enrollment. Consequently, the files on admissions and on the enrollment cap are especially strong.

The President's Office staff sent the papers in this series in two major shipments. The first shipment included material that tends to deal with broad planning issues.  It includes a relatively broad chronological period.  It was not especially well-organized, and is not yet ready for public use. The second shipment, in Boxes 1-4, is limited in scope and chronological coverage. This shipment tends to cover 1985-1988.  It was well-organized along a pattern that mirrored the university's administrative organization chart, with a folder for each significant office or department on campus.

Inventory

Note:  Boxes 1-4 consist of folders arranged by campus office or department. The quantity of the contents of the folders varies from as little as a single descriptive pamphlet to as much as several inches of correspondence, memos, reports, and other publications. Some correspondence is directly to or from Mr. Stinchfield; other correspondence consists of copies of letters between other people. The larger files tend to relate to offices in which Richard Stinchfield and President Curris took a special interest, most notably admissions, enrollment, and Broadcast Services.

Box 1

Folder 1: Vice President and Provost

Folder 2: Assistant Vice President, academic affairs

Folder 3: Assistant Vice President Charles Means

Folder 4: Assistant Vice President, International Affairs

Folder 5: Academic Master Plan Committee

Folder 6: Faculty salary data

Folder 7: Faculty Senate

Folder 8: General education

Folder 9: Interdisciplinary studies

Folder 10: Mini-grants

Folder 11: Nursing education program

Folder 12: Student-faculty ratio; teaching load

Folder 13: College of Education

Folder 14: Gifted and talented education

Folder 15: One room school

Folder 16: Price Laboratory School

Folder 17: Price Laboratory School, Task force, 1988

Folder 18: Price Laboratory School, Public Policy Institute, 1987

Folder 19: Curriculum and Instruction

Folder 20: Educational Administration and Counseling

Folder 21: Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Folder 22: American Humanics

Box 2

Folder 1: American Humanics

Folder 2: Youth Agency Administration curriculum

Folder 3: Wellness program

Folder 4: Student field experience

Folder 5: Teacher education

Folder 6: College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Folder 7: Art

Folder 8: Communication and Theatre Arts

Folder 9: English

Folder 10: Modern Languages

Folder 11: Music

Folder 12: Philosophy and Religion

Folder 13: Broadcast Services

Folder 14: College of Natural Sciences

Folder 15: Metal casting

Folder 16: Biology

Folder 17: Chemistry

Folder 18: Industrial Technology

Folder 19: Mathematics and Computer Science

Folder 20: College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Folder 21: Geography

Folder 22: History

Folder 23: Psychology

Folder 24: College of Business Administration

Folder 25: External Services

Folde 26: Institute for Decision Making

Box 3

Folder 1: Small Business Development Center

Folder 2: Accounting

Folder 3: Economics

Folder 4: Management

Folder 5: Marketing

Folder 6: Graduate College

Folder 7: Continuing Education

Folder 8: Culture and Intensive English Program

Folder 9: Reserve Officer Training Corps

Folder 10: Library

Folder 11: Vice President for Administration and Finance

Folder 12: Assistant Vice President for Administration and Finance

Folder 13: Operations Auditor

Folder 14: Academic Building Revenue Bonds

Folder 15: Fees

Folder 16: Budget Office

Folder 17: Intercollegiate Athletics and UNI-Dome

Folder 18: Campus Planning

Folder 19: Building repairs

Folder 20: Campus Planning Advisory Committee

Folder 21: Campus Supply

Folder 22: Controller

Folder 23: Information Management and Systems

Folder 24: Personnel Services

Folder 26: AFSCME

Folder 27: Comparable worth

Folder 28: Grievances--Restricted useFolder 29:

Folder 30: Merit System

Folder 31: Payroll census reports

Folder 32: Professional and Scientific employees: Council, policies and procedures, and reclassifications and appeals

Folder 33: Physical Plant

Folder 34: Power Plant

Folder 35: Public Safety

Box 4

Folder 1: Purchasing

Folder 2: Vice President for Educational and Student Services

Folder 3: Student Transition Committee

Folder 4: UNISA

Folder 5: Academic Advising

Folder 6: Admissions

Folder 7: Admissions target areas in northwest Iowa

Folder 8: Honors Program; Presidential Scholars

Folder 9: Scholarships

Folder 10: Select Committee on Enrollment Procedures

Folder 11: Davenport schools

Folder 12: Minority student recruitment

Folder 13: International students

Folder 14: Enrollment

Folder 15:Transfer and articulation agreements

Folder 16: Enrollment cap

Folde 17: Financial Aid

Folder 18: Maucker Union

Folder 19: Placement and Career Services

Folder 20: Cooperative Education

Folder 21: Registrar

Folder 22: Residence

Processing Information

Collection  processed and described by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, March 2006; modified April 22, 2011 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017 and February 2018.

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