Faculty Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0555

Scope and Contents

The Faculty Senate Records consist of minutes, handbooks, manuals, reports, and records from subcommittees and taskforces. Among the reports are the 1999 Core Curriculum Program Review and the University of Nevada Health Sciences Center Strategic Vision and Plan of 2006. Manuals include the Administration and Finance "How To" Book.

Dates

  • 1967-2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical / Historical

The University Council was established in 1959 to formulate and recommend to the university president legislation relative to university educational policy and faculty welfare. The Council was succeeded by the University Senate (Faculty Senate) in 1967. The Faculty Senate appoints its own committees, including the Professional Training and Development Taskforce, which was established in 2005 to support a campus climate that encourages faculty and staff to keep current with research, teaching, technology, institutional changes and new ideas.

Extent

4.5 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The University Council was established in 1959 to formulate and recommend to the university president legislation relative to university educational policy and faculty welfare. The Council was succeeded by the University Senate (Faculty Senate) in 1967. The Faculty Senate Records consist of minutes, handbooks, manuals, reports, and records from subcommittees and taskforces. Among the reports are the 1999 Core Curriculum Program Review and the University of Nevada Health Sciences Center Strategic Vision and Plan of 2006. Manuals include the Administration and Finance "How To" Book.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Administrative and Minutes; 2) Handbooks and Manuals; 3) Reports; 4) Subcommittees and Task Forces

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Periodic transfers from the Faculty Senate.

Related Materials

Related archival materials held by University Archives:

University of Nevada, Reno, Athletic Program Study Committee records (AC 0185)
Title
Guide to the Faculty Senate Records
Status
Completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
November 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

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