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Institutional Review Board Records

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-5
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 216

Scope and Contents

The Institutional Review Board Records contain applications for grant and research review, project descriptions, correspondence between investigators and the board, a letter of project approval, minutes of meetings of the board, portions of grant proposals, samples of questionnaires used in research projects, consent forms used in projects, an annual survey of active consent forms used in projects, an annual survey of active projects, office files of Roy D. Ikenberry, director of Institutional Research in the 1980s, computer printouts regarding ETSU registration and enrollment for student workers, records of funds generated, market analysis, and hours produced. The records document the functioning of the board and research being conducted by ETSU faculty during the period 1978-86.


  • 1978-1986


Conditions Governing Access

Materials containing information on individual students' records have been restricted in accordance with the students' right to privacy under the law. These files may not be used by researchers.


6.00 linear feet

5.00 Boxes


Records are arranged in two series: Series 1, Project Review Files, 1978-84 and Series 2, Office Files, 1982-86.

Series 1 is arranged chronologically by academic year and then in reverse numerical order within each academic year. A red dot on the folder tab indicates that the project is inactive. Gaps in the reverse numerical order indicate a still active project file. Series 2 is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Method of Acquisition

The records of East Tennessee State University's Institutional Review Board were transferred to the University Archives by Dr. Armand Lefemine, chairman of the Institutional Review Board, in June 1984. The addition to the Institutional Review Board Records was transferred to the University Archives by Dr. Fred Borchuck, East Tennessee State University dean of libraries, from the dean's office on December 15, 1987.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin, Vinita Whittaker, and J. Grooms completed processing the collection in 1986. It was revised in 1997.
Ned Irwin, Vinita Whittaker, and J. Grooms
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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