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University of Northern Colorado, Faculty Administration collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG005

Collection Scope and Contents

This collection documents Faculty Senate and its predecessors; committees of the Senate and constituted by the Senate; ad-hoc committees on various governance issues; faculty-constituted governance Councils and Boards; and groups related to the faculty as a whole.

Faculty Senate minutes, agendas and supporting documents (1925-1985) can be found in this collection. It also includes senate actions such as votes and approvals from the 1960s-2007. It contains various minutes, agendas, reports, and documents from the following committees and councils: Academic Policies Committee, 1965-2010 Codification Committee, 1983-2010 Committee on Promotion, Tenure, and Sabbatic Criteria, 1975-1977 Committee on Research, 1970-1986 Curriculum Committee, 1954-2003 Elections Committee, 1964-2010 Emeritus Faculty, 1990s-2013 Executive Committee, 1966-2010 Faculty Club, 1917-1963 Faculty Council, 1964-1965 Faculty Dames and Women's Association, 1962-1987 Faculty Research and Publications Board, 1986-1996 General Education Council, 1994-1996, 2001-2002, 2005-2006 Legislative Committee, 1969-1988 Research Committee, 1918-1924 Salary Audit Committee, 1966-1992 Salary Equity Committee, 1992-2010 Undergraduate Council, 1977-2010 Welfare Committee, 1965-2000 and 2005-2010

A small portion of this collection relates to miscellaneous faculty organizations, 1911-1992 and 2010-2017.

It also contains the Faculty Senate newsletter, "Faculty Senate Forum," 1984-2010. It has various iterations of the faculty handbook, policy manuals, Codification, faculty constitution, and regulations and procedures written by or related to the UNC faculty. There can also be found reception and award programs (1990s-2000s), AAUP materials, New Faculty Orientation (2005), teaching/change requests, information pertaining to faculty projects, and evaluation documents (1940-1976).

Faculty Senate documents accumulated and donated by Rick Silverman are also part of this collection. These date from the 1990s to early 2000s.

Dates

  • 1917 - 2017

Conditions Governing Access

Some boxes in this collection are restricted, noted below. The remainder of the collection is open for research.

Box RG05-S4.025 is completely unprocessed and may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections in advance to request access.

Boxes RG05-S4.029, RG05-S4.030, RG05-S4.031, RG05-S4.032, and RG05-Faculty.005 are restricted due to the presence of confidential information.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections Department for further information.

Extent

51.76 Linear Feet (89 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection documents Faculty Senate and its predecessors; committees of the Senate and constituted by the Senate; ad-hoc committees on various governance issues; faculty-constituted governance Councils and Boards; and groups related to the faculty as a whole.

Acquisition Information

Codification Committee material transferred by Mary Schuttler in 2011; Faculty Senate Minutes transferred by the Faculty Senate Office in 2015, 2016 and by the Office of the President in 2018; Library administration collected and transfered material for this collection in 2016. Rick Silverman materials donated by Silverman in 2015. Files regarding faculty senate committees were transferred from RG007-S001 to this collection in November 2020. One document tranferred from UNC Office of the Registrar records (RG008-S005) in June 2021 (box RG005.007). General Education Council materials transferred from Tom Trelogan’s office on January 20, 2021. Donna Lakin donated Emeritus/Faculty Dames materials on 6/22/2021. Catherine Clark donated one Faculty Dinner program, May 15, 2019. Annie Epperson transfered material in September 2021. Much of the collection was acquired prior to 1996, acquisition dates and information unknown.

Related Materials

Individual faculty members' papers are organized and described by faculty member. Please search by name in this database.

Additional collection documenting the UNC faculty include: University of Northern Colorado, Faculty Lists collection (RG006-S001) University of Northern Colorado, Faculty Publications and Publications Records collection (RG006-S003) University of Northern Colorado, Faculty Research and Publications Grant Reports (RG006-S004) University of Northern Colorado, Faculty/Administrator sabbatical and administrative leave reports (RG006-S005) University of Northern Colorado, Faculty/Administrator Oral History tapes and transcripts (RG006-S006) University of Northern Colorado, Faculty/Administrator Clipping File and Publication Record (RG006-S007) University of Northern Colorado, Faculty Awards collection (RG006-S008) University of Northern Colorado, Faculty photographs (RG006-S009)

Processing Note

RG005-S001, Faculty Meetings, was merged into this collection during the Record Group Collection Management Project, December 2017.
RG005-S002, Faculty Organization, Responsibilties and Rights, was merged into this collection during the Record Group Collection Management Project, December 2017.
RG005-S003, Faculty Governing Bodies, was merged into this collection during the Record Group Collection Management Project, December 2017.
RG005-S004, Faculty Committees, was merged into this collection during the Record Group Collection Management Project, December 2017.
RG005-S005, Faculty Organizations, was merged into this collection during the Record Group Collection Management Project, December 2017.
RG005-S006, Policies Regarding Faculty, was merged into this collection during the Record Group Collection Management Project, December 2017.
RG005-S007, Faculty Handbooks, was merged into this collection during the Record Group Collection Management Project, December 2017.
Status
Minimally Processed
Author
Laura Uglean Jackson
Date
2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Edition statement
Original versions of finding aids created as early as 1994, with revisions made until 2003. Updated to conform to DACS in 2019. New additions added in 2021.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

Contact:
University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639