Records of the Faculty Senate
Scope and Content
This collection documents the work of the Faculty Senate from 1966 until 1990. The minutes of the Faculty Senate, 1969 to 1995, make up the core of this collection. The minutes and reports of the Faculty Senate Steering Committee, 1967-1969, also are included in this collection. Other materials, 1966-1980, include annual reports of the Senate presidents, cabinet minutes, constitutions and bylaws, correspondence, memoranda, minutes and reports of various committees and subcommittees, reports, and Senate rosters. There are scattered minutes and other materials dealing with the Commission on Faculty Affairs, Commission on Research and Graduate Studies, Commission on Student Affairs, Commission on Undergraduate Studies, Student Government Association, and University Council.
- 1966 - 1995
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials.
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The Faculty Senate was formed in 1969 by approval of the Board of Visitors to "articulate faculty views on campus policies and procedures." For more information on the Faculty Senate, including meeting minutes from 2003-present, see http://www.facultysenate.vt.edu/.
11.2 Cubic Feet (8 boxes)
This collection documents the work of the Faculty Senate from 1966 until 1995, including minutes, correspondence, constitutions and by-laws, and reports from the Senate president, committees, subcommittees, university commissions, and the Student Government Association. The Faculty Senate was founded in 1969 in order to "articulate faculty views on campus policies and procedures."
The collection is arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by subject files.
Please note: This collection is in off-site storage and requires 2-3 days notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives for more information.
Source of Acquisition
The Records of the Faculty Senate were donated in 1988 and transferred in 1971, 1975, and 1989 to Special Collections and University Archives.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Records of the Faculty Senate by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Records of the Faculty Senate was completed prior to 2010, when the HTML inventory was converted to a finding aid. Additional description was completed in January 2020. The processing, arrangement, and description of Box 8 was completed in September 2021.
- Records of the Faculty Senate, 1966-1995
- Special Collections and University Archives Staff, Kiana Wilkerson, Graduate Student, and LM Rozema, Archivist
- 2020 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
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- Edition statement
- Created by Kira A. Dietz from HTML inventory, August 18, 2010
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