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Bucknell University, Administrative Council Records Edit


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Crystal Matjasic
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  • 1941-2010 (Creation)


  • 0.2 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (1) 2.5 inch document box

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  • Language

    Materials are in English.

  • Administrative History

    The Administrative Council was formed in 1935 to set the policies for Bucknell University with the input of the faculty. Original members of the Administrative Council included the President, Dean of the College, Treasurer, Registrar, Librarian, Dean of Women, Director of the Junior College, now named Wilkes University, and the Director of the Summer School. The most recent formation of the Administrative Council consisted of the President, Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Vice President for Student Affairs, Vice President for University Relations, General Counsel, and the Academic Deans and was chaired by the President. In the mid-2000s, the group was renamed Senior Staff and was chaired by the Chief of President's Staff.

  • Arrangement

    Records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically within the folders.

  • Scope and Contents

    The records of the Administrative Council are arranged alphabetically by folder title and range in date from 1941 to 2010. The records include correspondence, minutes and materials from the Car Permit Committee and the University Traffic Committee. Minutes include policy decisions, such as decisions related to a women’s intercollegiate varsity athletic program, veterans housing, and extended library hours. The minutes include discussions regarding student discipline. The University Traffic Committee records include information on policies and regulations concerning student automobiles on campus at Bucknell University.

  • Separated Materials

    Photographs may be housed with the Special Collections/University Archives Photograph Collection.

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research use.

  • Usage Restrictions

    The materials in this collection may be protected under copyright law and may only be used for educational, teaching, and research purposes. If the intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate permissions by contacting Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Item], Bucknell University, Administrative Council Records, Special Collections/University Archives, Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.