Vice President and Provost subject files, 1967-2002. 

Collection Overview

Title: Vice President and Provost subject files, 1967-2002. 

Record Series: 03/01/14

Creator: Office of the Vice President and Provost, UNI

Date: 1967-2002

Extent: 17.5 linear feet, 13 boxes

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

Language: This material is entirely in English.

Access and Use

Accessing the Collection:

Some folders in boxes 3-5 have restricted use, and are not available to researchers. There are no restrictions on the use of the rest of this material.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Vice President and Provost Subject Files, 1967-2002, Archives Record Series 03/01/14, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Historical Note

Special Collections and University Archives received the contents of Boxes 1-11 and a portion of Box 12 in the summer of 1998 from the Office of the Vice President and Provost.  Little processing was required, because the papers were well organized.  The Archives received the contents of Boxes 12-13, except for the first portion of Box 12,  in 2008.

Scope and Content

Areas that may be of  particular interest to researchers include:  Academic Computing Services and computer laboratories, including proposals for various student laboratories on campus; General Education Committee material, 1970-1985; summer session budget information, 1985-1992; the Marlene Strathe correspondence; Student Outcomes Assessment Committee information, 1987-1993; the documents from the University Committee on Curricula, 1984-1992; the experimental course documents, 1978-1993; and the Purple and Old Gold and the Gold Cord awards.  Those interested in the original organization of colleges at the University of Northern Iowa may wish to study files on that subject in Box 12.

Inventory

Box 1

Academic Computing Services

  • Personnel, 1978-1987
  • Program analyst search, 1984-1987
  • Administrative organization, 1987
  • General, 1986-1987
  • Apple agreement, 1987
  • Administrative Data Processing, 1986-1987
  • IBM affiliate program, 1986-1987
  • Long range plan, 1979
  • Report from Committee on Computing and Information Technology, 1985
  • Computer Advisory Committee, 1972-1987
  • Articles and vendor information, 1985-1987
  • Snowmass conference, 1987
  • Committee on Computing and Information Technology, 1985

Affirmative Action

  • Handicapped students, including self-evaluation, 1977-1982
  • Disabled student information, 1983
  • Title IX regulations, 1975
  • Grievance procedures--sexual harassment policies, 1983
  • Termination policy and forms, 1976
  • Attorney General's opinions--leaves of absence, 1979
  • Affirmative Action Council on Academic Affairs, 1997-1990

Board of Regents

  • Correspondence, 1984-1993
  • Low enrollment program report, 1987-1988
  • Policy on new centers and institutes, 1985
  • Program reviews: external department review procedure, 1980; reports, 1983-1984; questions--approved, March 16, 1978, 1977-1978; post-audit review of programs, 1977-1987 procedures for external program reviews

Box 2

CLEP and Advanced Placement

  • Foreign language for native students, 1982-1989
  • Open credit regression, November 1983, and duplication policies, 1983-1985
  • Credit for high school students, 1972-1976
  • Departmental approvals, 1973-1983
  • CLEP reports, 1973-1986
  • Handbooks, 1986

Computer laboratories

  • General, 1987-1988
  • Training, software, 1986-1987
  • Report to President, 1986-1987
  • Redeker Center proposal, 1987
  • Industrial Technology Center proposal, 1987
  • Educational Media Center proposal (Commons), 1987
  • School of Business proposal, 1987
  • CHFA proposal, 1987
  • University proposal, 1987
  • Repairs, 1987
  • Teacher education proposal, 1986-1987
  • Towers proposal, 1986-1987
  • Library proposal, 1986-1987
  • Maintenance proposal, ACS, 1985-1987
  • Personnel information, 1986
  • Computer fee planning information, 1985-1986

Degree programs--Iowa colleges and universities

  • B. S. N., 1972-1980
  • Regents Bachelor of Liberal Studies degrees, 1976-1983
  • Nursing cooperative program, UNI-SUI, 1983
  • Radiological program, transfer credit accepted, 1981
  • Hospital and health administration, five year cooperative with SUI, 1981-1982
  • Degree programs, 1972

General Education

  • Files, 1971-1972
  • Pilot program, 1976-1978
  • History, 1980
  • Articulation agreement with community colleges, 1980-1983
  • General Education Committee files, 1970-1985

Box 3

General Education, continued

  • General Education Committee files, 1978-1987

Off-campus courses

  • Policies, operational procedures, approval forms, 1983
  • Extension and Continuing Education, 1967-1982
  • Workshop agreement, Registrar-Teaching Department-College of Education 1978-1980
  • UNI_CUE courses, Continuing Education, 1983-1984
  • Continuing Education annual report, 1983-1984

Sexual harassment case--RESTRICTED USE

Privacy violation complaint--RESTRICTED USE

Student disciplinary action files, academic ethics, 1983-1993  RESTRICTED USE

Box 4

Summer calendar, 1973

North American (National) Association of Summer Sessions, 1973-1976

North Central Conference on Summer Sessions, 1984

Summer session (portions relating to personnel are RESTRICTED)

  • Questionnaire, addendum budget, 1985
  • Budget, addendum budget, publications, mini-grants, Budget allocations, 1985-1986, regular budget, 1986
  • Call for classes, addendum budget, budget, budget allocations, publications, visiting minority faculty, mini-grants, fellowship, 1987
  • Budget addendum, 1988
  • Regular budget, addendum budget, 1989
  • Budget addendum, budget printouts, 1990
  • Budgets, 1991

Box 5

Summer session, continued

  • Budget, addendum budget, budget addendum printouts, 1991
  • Grievance, addendum budget, budget, correspondence with deans and heads, 1992
  • 1992-1993

UNI accreditations, 1973-1983

Alpha Lambda Delta freshman honorary, 1984-1986

Career Information Systems of Iowa, report material, 1989-1990

Certification and approval for teacher education--DPI, 1957, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1982

Correspondence

  • Geadelmann miscellaneous incoming, 1987
  • Student, 1987-1988

Culture and Intensive English Program, 1984-1985

Department head roles

Director of Teacher Education search, applications, 1988

Box 6

Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Buckley Amendment, 1982, 1974, 1975, 1979

Educational Opportunities Program, evaluation, 1982

Existing graduate worksheets, 1984

Final graduation report, 1993

Foreign language programs abroad

  • 1972, 1976
  • Board Office, Information on Consortia for Foreign Language--Governor's Task Force, 1982-1984
  • National Student Exchange Program and Kansai (Japan) exchange, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1981

Graduate worksheet material, 1985

Hawkeye Institute of Technology, correspondence, 1976, 1978-1980, 1982-1987

Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 1988-1989

Joint articulation, 1982, 1984-1987

Mayo Clinic affiliation agreement, 1985

Mission statement development

National Faculty Exchange, 1985

Peat Marwick Main and Company, correspondence, 1989-1990

Program certificates, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1982-1984, 1986

North Central Association report, 1976

Schedule of classes, 1985, 1994

Strategic plan,, 1990, 1992

Title II Advisory Committee, 1985

United Faculty, 1974, 1976, 1980-1981, 1985

University calendar, 1976-1981, 1983, 1985

University Honors Program Committee, report, c. 2000

Veterans

  • Course approval for Veterans Administration, 1984
  • Queries on military credit, 1971-1975

Voc-Tech transfer credit, 1973-1975

The Way Up, VI, 1988

Box 7

Marlene Strathe correspondence, 1989-1990, unless otherwise noted

  • Allen College of Nursing-UNI Cooperative Education
  • Articulation agreements, 1978-1979, 1989-1990
  • Board of Regents
  • Committee on Academic Organizational Structure
  • Committee on Admission and Retention
  • Creation of new departments
  • New faculty orientation
  • Faculty workload--compensation--evaluation
  • Grants
  • North Central Association
  • North Iowa Area Community College/UNI
  • NICC
  • NITC
  • National Science Foundation
  • Personal
  • Policies/final examinations/high school core
  • Recommendation letters, 1988-1990
  • Renaissance Group
  • Search Committee, Price Laboratory School principal
  • Speeches
  • Summer session
  • Survey, Graduate College
  • ACE department head workshop, 1988-1990

Student outcomes assessment

  • Student Outcomes Assessment Committee files, 1990-1993
  • Draft departmental plans, 1991-1993
  • UNI policy, 1991
  • Assessment update, 1990-1992; from Board of Regents, 1990-1991; from Provost Marlin, 1989-1991
  • Statement of principles, 1988; self study report material, 1987, 1990
  • Interinstitutional Committee, 1989-1990
  • Student Outcomes Assessment Committee minutes, 1990-1991
  • Memos to committees, 1990-1991; to department heads, 1990-1991; to faculty, 1990-1991
  • Library Reserve Desk, 1991; ACT, 1988, 1990-1991; AAHE conference, 1990, 1992; AAHE Bulletin, 1990-1991; ECE working papers, 1990; papers, presentations, and publications, 1987-1992; ;AAHE assessment forum, 1990-1992; Assessment in Higher Education, 1991

Box 8

Student outcomes assessment, continued

  • Papers, presentations, and publications
  • Departmental survey:  returned questionnaires, code book and tabulation, news articles, 1990-1991
  • Departmental assessment, 1990; guidelines for departmental assessment, 1991
  • Departmental assessment:  returns by college, CBA, CSBS, COE, CHFA, CNA

Committee on Curricula

  • Seldom/never offered courses, 1985
  • 100g courses:  Graduate Council, 1985; courses, 1985, 1982
  • Files, 1984-1985
  • Task Force on Lifelong Learning, 1984-1985
  • Two-year cycle, 1984-1985, 1977
  • Senate report, 1985
  • Regents report, 1984-1985, 1978
  • Program certificate changes, 1984-1985
  • College curricular procedures and forms, 1984-1985
  • Curricular proposals, 1984-1985:  COE, CHFA, SBA, CNS, CSBS

Box 9

Committee on Curricula, continued

  • Curricular proposals, 1985-1986:  reports to Senate, Regents, and Coordinating Council; SBA, COE, CHFA, CNS, CSBS
  • Files, 1984-1987
  • Foreign language requirement proposal, 1986-1987
  • Agenda, 1986-1987
  • Master of Philosophy proposal, 1987
  • Special request proposal for HPER curricula, 1987
  • Curriculum reports, November 1987
  • Curriculum proposal for professional education requirements, 1987
  • Curricular changes, 1987, 1988
  • Curriculum report to Regents and Coordinating Council, 1988-1989
  • Senate report, April 1988
  • Report to Senate from University Committee on Curricula and Graduate Council, 1989

Box 10

Committee on Curricula, continued

  • Curricular proposals, special requests, 1988-1989
  • Minutes, 1988-1989
  • Curriculum abstracts, 1989-1990
  • Miscellaneous curricular proposals, 1989-1990
  • Budget sheets, 1989-1990
  • Curricular proposals, 1989-1990:  CBA, COE, CHFA, CNS, CSBS, Continuing Education and Special Programs
  • General files, 1989-1990
  • Report to Senate, 1989-1990
  • Curriculum report to Regents Coordinating Council, Post-High School education, 1989-1990

Box 11

Committee on Curricula, continued

  • Curriculum proposals, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1990-1991
  • Budget sheets, 1990-1991
  • Curricular proposals, Continuing Education and Special Programs, 1990-1991
  • Curricular proposals, College of Business, 1990-1991
  • Curricular proposals, College of Education, 1990-1991
  • Budget, College of Education, 1991-1992
  • Budget, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1991-1992
  • Curricular proposals, College of Natural Sciences, 1991-1992
  • Budget, College of Natural Sciences, 1991-1992
  • Curricular proposals, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, 1991-1992
  • Budget, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, 1991-1992

Experimental courses, 1978-1984

Box 12

Experimental courses, 1985-1993

James G. Martin, vita, speeches, and reports

Correspondence with Tom Lind, 1975-1985

Deans, position descriptions, 1967

President search, 1970

Vice president, academic affairs appointment, 1970-1971

College of Business and Behavioral Sciences organization, 1968

College of Business and Behavioral Sciences deanship, 1971-1972

College of Education, organization and deanship, 1967-1968

College of Humanities and Fine Arts, organization and deanship, 1968-1970

Graduate College deanship, 1970

College of Natural Sciences, organization, 1967-1968

Registrar annual report, 1962-1988

Registrar biennial report to Regents, 1962-1982

Policies and procedures, pre-1972

Regents Committee on Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness, final report, 1984

Data on faculty, 1920-1950 (memos, birthdates, committee service, retirement dates)

UNI-Dome early planning, 1972

Task Force on Student Advising and Mentoring, final report, 1989

Box 13

Institutional data and reports compiled for 1991 North Central Association visit

Purple and Old Gold award:   lists of winners, correspondence, 1970-2001

Gold Cord award, lists of winners, correspondence, 1985-2001

Processing Information

Collection processed and inventory developed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson;  updated, April 26, 2015 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017 and february 2018. Linear Feet updated August 9, 2017.

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