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Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, John M. Lilley

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0556
The Records of UNR President John M. Lilley include accreditation, bylaw revisions, and planning documents for several of the University's colleges; Animal Care and Use Program reports; architectural drawings; campus policies; communication with state and federal politicians concerning the University; correspondence; the Faculty Morale Report; financial records, a history of the Earthquake Engineering Research and Education Center, Information Technology and Telecommunications material; Intercollegiate Athletics Board reports; material about the University's lobbyists; Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station reports; proposals for new academic units; Provost John H. Frederick material; regional planning maps; reports; speeches; Washoe County regional planning material, and Wolf Run Golf Course material.

Dates

  • 1997-2008

Creator

Restrictions

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.

** Box 31 contains restricted folders that are closed until January 2024. Permission from the UNR Office of the President is required for access to these folders.
Restrictions Folders labeled "Restricted" are unavailable for general access until January 2024. Permission to view them before that time must be obtained in writing from the UNR Office of the President.

Those with permission to see the restricted records before January 2024 include past and present UNR Presidents: Dr. Joseph Crowley, Dr. John Lilley, Dr. Stephen McFarlane, and Dr. Marc Johnson; Chief of Staff, Patricia Richard; Executive Assistant to the President, Janet Sanderson; and Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Staff, Jodi Fraser.

Extent

31.5 Cubic Feet (33 boxes)

Abstract

The Records of UNR President John M. Lilley include accreditation, bylaw revisions, and planning documents for several of the University's colleges; Animal Care and Use Program reports; architectural drawings; campus policies; communication with state and federal politicians concerning the University; correspondence; the Faculty Morale Report; financial records, a history of the Earthquake Engineering Research and Education Center, Information Technology and Telecommunications material; Intercollegiate Athletics Board reports; material about the University's lobbyists; Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station reports; proposals for new academic units; Provost John H. Frederick material; regional planning maps; reports; speeches; Washoe County regional planning material, and Wolf Run Golf Course material.

Biographical Note

John Mark Lilley was born on March 24, 1939, in Converse, Louisiana, the son of a Baptist minister. He graduated from Baylor University in 1964 with bachelor's degrees in music education and church music, and a master's degree in music. He then worked at the University of Southern California and entered its doctoral program. He taught at The Claremont Colleges from 1966 to 1976, completing his Ph.D. in music from USC in 1971. In 1973 he became chair of the music department at Scripps College. He served as Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University from 1976 to 1980, and received a certificate from the Harvard Business School in 1978. He then served as Dean and Provost at Pennsylvania State University, Erie from 1980 to 2001. He became the fourteenth President of the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2001, serving until 2005. He then served as President of Baylor University from 2006 to 2008. He has served on the Board of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada and the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra.

Arrangement

Arranged in nine series:

Series 1: Academics

Series 2: Administrative

Series 3: Athletics

Series 4: Committees and Organizations

Series 5: Correspondence

Series 6: Government Relations

Series 7: President's Council

Series 8: UCCSN Board of Regents and Chancellor

Series 9: Miscellaneous

Technical Requirements

Audio, computer files, and/or video items may not be available for listening/viewing on demand due to their older genre formats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Periodic transfers from the Office of the President, including 2006, February 2014 and March 2015. Copies of some records were obtained during 2013 as part of a Document Recovery for University History project and were inter-filed in appropriate folders.

Separated Materials

Photograph transferred to University Archives Photograph Archives: UNRA-P1507-92
Title
A Guide to the Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, John M. Lilley
Status
completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
February 2014
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)