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Committees, UMM, 1960 - 2000

Identifier: A1-E


  • Creation: 1960 - 2000


23.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Chancellor’s Papers on Committees, UMM. include correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, reports, project forms, flow charts, surveys, etc. on diverse matters involving campus governance, committee and task force work at/or connected to UMM. These include but are not limited to: the Academic Grievance Committee, the Activity Fee Review Committee (1972-95), the Administrative Committee (1968-69, 1975-78, 1980-84, 1991-95), a briefly lived “Alcohol Policy Committee” (1974), Campus Resources and Planning Committee (1965-87 and 1991-95), Commission for/on Women, the Consultative Committee (1962-63, 1968-95), the Executive Committee (1968-95), Functions and Awards Committee (1971-82, 1991-95), General Education Committee (1987-94), Master Planning Committee (1992-95), the various committees given to minority students, (1973-95); Morris Campus Union Board (1973-84); Scholastic Committee (1968-95). These materials are quite diverse and include grievance reports, activities fee reports/recommendations, committee assignments and members, UMM constitution/by-laws, curriculum changes/updates, student organizations policies, major requirements, to list a few. Some materials discuss personnel issues. Of particular interest is the short file of materials from the “Action Committee, 1969-70,” which dealt with admissions and freshman seminar issues; the files from the “Academic Dean Search Committee, 1978-79;” the file from the “Athletic Task Force, 1998-99;” materials from the “Black Student Union Task Force, 1978-79;” the “Campus Club Management Committee, 1971-72,” which investigated the establishment of a separate club facility for faculty and staff; the rosters of committee assignments from 1969 to 1992; materials having to do with constitutional revisions; a significant collection of records from the curriculum committee from the early 1960s through the mid 1990s; materials from various Freshman Seminar (1980-83) and Freshman Year Experience Committees (1968-70, 1973-77, 1979-81, 1991-93); the extensive collection of materials from the Honors Program Committee, especially for the period, 1964-71; the single file devoted to “Project Prosper” (1986-87); Title III grant and program materials (1982-87); a folder of Title IX materials including a “UMM Self Study Working File;” files from various task forces, committees and initiatives devoted to campus child care issues; and “University 2000” materials.

Principal correspondents include: Jim Togeas, Bettina Blake, John Q. Imholte, Steve Granger, William E. Campbell, David Johnson, Sandy Olson-Loy, Rodney A. Briggs, Gerald Brenden, W. D. Spring, Bruce D. Rolloff, Bert Ahern. Some documents—such as reports, grant-related materials and miscellaneous file (“Class Excuses, 1995-96”)—are not directly connected to committee work, and some materials are likewise misfiled and have to do with All University Committee work. Materials contained in Boxes 12 through 14 are from 1995 to the present and combine materials for committees with miscellaneous files.

Key Words: Academic Grievance Committee, Alcohol Policy Committee, Campus Resources and Planning Committee, Commission on/for Women, Consultative Committee, Constitution, Curriculum Committee, Executive Committee, General Education Committee, Honors Program Committee, Scholastic Committee, Athletic Task Force Black Student Union Task Force, Title III, Title IX.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Morris Archives Collecting Area

Rodney A. Briggs Library
600 East 4th Street
Morris MN 56267 USA