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Office of the President fonds: Vice-President (Academic) Series

Vice-President (Academic) Series

Call Number: Ua 29 (A.82-52, A.83-05, A.84-12, A.84-26)

Title: Office of the President fonds (Administrative Files), Vice-President (Academic) Series.

Dates: 1965-1982.

Extent: 12.80 m of textual records.

Administrative history: The Vice-President (Academic) was created in 1960 to act as the senior administrative officer responsible for faculties, colleges, schools, and libraries. He also acted as a liaison between those divisions and the President. In 1976, the Vice-President (Academic) was granted an Assistant Vice-President for Graduate Studies, Libraries and Research, as well as two Provosts to help administer the increasing workload. In 1981, the Provosts changed title to become Associate Vice-President of Academic Staff and Associate Vice-President of Programs. As well, an Associate Vice-President was created to help administer the Vice-President's office duties.

Custodial history: The series was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by the Office of the Vice-President (Academic) and Provosts in several accessions between 1982 and 1984.

Scope and content: The series contains primarily correspondence and reports from university faculties and departments, boards, academic councils, centres, institutes, and academic and advisory committees concerning their activities. Also included are faculty council minutes and correspondence with various government departments and non-university organizations, as well as information related to various academic conferences. Some files relate to the University's budget, space utilization, and academic staff.

Restrictions: Confidential material is restricted.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.