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Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Robert H. Rossberg records

 Collection
Identifier: 7/1/1365
The following scope and content note is true for all four series in this collection. The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Robert H. Rossberg records, 1978-1984 (bulk 1981-1984) contains correspondence, policy statements, announcements, memos, budgeting justifications, fliers, reports, appropriations, academic calendars, proposals, meeting minutes, committee minutes, notes, and audit reports.

Box numbering for this collection begins at 173. Please see 7/1/558 Academic Affairs Main File, 1971-1975 for cartons 1-30 7/1/582 Academic Affairs Main File, 1978 for cartons 31-54 7/1/565 Academic Affairs Main File, 1976-1977 for cartons 55-93 7/1/612 Academic Affairs Office of the VP, 1971-1979 for cartons 96-111 7/1/642 Academic Affairs Main Files, 1979 for cartons 112-137 7/1/682 Academic Affairs Main Files, 1980 for cartons 138-172

Dates

  • 1977-1984
  • Majority of material found within 1981-1984

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Terms of Access and Use

Files may only be accessed with the permission of the Office of Origination; in this instance, the Office of the Provost.

Copyright

Copyright is held by The State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

131 linear feet (131 Record Cartons)

Overview

This collection includes the main files for the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs under the administration of Robert H. Rossberg, 1978-1984 (bulk 1981-1984). It includes correspondence, fliers, mailings, publications and policy statements covering academic and student life affairs.

Historical Note

The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs was previously called the Office of the Dean of Administration through 1955, followed by the office of the Vice Chancellor for Educational Affairs from 1955-1962, from 1962 through 1965 it was called the Office of the Vice President for Educational Affairs, from 1965 through 1968 it was the Office of the Special Assistant to the President for Educational Affairs, from 1968 through 1974 it became the Office of the Vice President for Academic Development, from 1974 through 1987 it was called the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. After which it became the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. In the past the office has been responsible for having general supervision of the educational divisions of the University, supervision of facility use, and supervising the schedule of classes. The office has also been responsible for preparing an annual budget of the University which required obtaining income and expenditure estimates from the vice presidents, deans, and directors.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged topically according to an alpha-numeric filing system that was used by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Acquisition Information

The Robert H. Rossberg, Vice President for Academic Affairs records were transferred to University Archives by the Office of the Vice Provost (successor to the Vice President of Academic Affairs) via Mary Salatino and Nancy Jones, January 22, 1986 and May 7, 1986 as accession 86-005 and December 4, 1986 as accession 86-068.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Minimally processed by Rebecca Cobb, March 2018. Finding aid encoded by Rebecca Cobb, March 2018.

Box numbering for this collection begins at 173. Please see 7/1/558 Academic Affairs Main File, 1971-1975 for cartons 1-30 7/1/582 Academic Affairs Main File, 1978 for cartons 31-54 7/1/565 Academic Affairs Main File, 1976-1977 for cartons 55-93 7/1/612 Academic Affairs Office of the VP, 1971-1979 for cartons 96-111 7/1/642 Academic Affairs Main Files, 1979 for cartons 112-137 7/1/682 Academic Affairs Main Files, 1980 for cartons 138-172.

Source

Creator

Title
Finding Aid for the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Robert H. Rossberg records
Status
in_progress
Author
Finding aid prepared by Rebecca Cobb
Date
18 March 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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