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Faculty Senate Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-0032

Scope and Contents

The Faculty Senate Records consists of meeting agendas, minutes of meetings, committee reports, correspondence between senate members and university personnel, subject files, audio cassette recordings of senate meetings, and copies of the organization's bylaws and constitution. The records document the operations of the organization, primarily for the period 1975-97, with some preliminary documents earlier than this period. Information in the records concern tenure and promotion, grievance procedures, curriculum development, budget recommendations, salaries and benefits, and revision of senate bylaws, among other issues.


  • Creation: 1953-1997


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


4.00 linear feet

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The records are arranged into four series as follows: Series 1, Administrative Records, 1953-74; Series 2, Minutes and Related Records, 1975-97; Series 3, Subject Files, 1970-79; and Series 4, Recordings, 1977-93. Box numbering begins again with each series.

Method of Acquisition

The Faculty Senate Records were donated to the University Archives in May 1985 by Frank B. Williams, Jr., a professor in the Department of History at East Tennessee State University. The records were given to Williams by Keith Turkett, former president of the Faculty Senate. Later copies of the minutes have been received regularly by the archives.

Processing Information

Tira Neal and Ned Irwin processed the collection.

Tira Neal and Ned Irwin
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA