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Record Group: 1 C
Record Sub-Group: 23
Records Title: UMC; Administration; Chancellors' Records
Dates: 1940-2008, bulk 1960-2000
Volume: 274 and 1/3 cubic feet, 342.92 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia's Chancellors. Included in this Sub-Group are correspondence, questionnaires, press releases, event programs, speeches, newspaper clippings, admission statistics, pamphlets, campus maps, committee records, audit reports, self-study review reports, budget materials, annual reports, affirmative action records, audio cassettes, scholarship award records, grant materials, student development records, personnel records, and Parents Weekend information.

Note to Researcher: Early in 1963, the MU System was expanded to include four campuses, at Columbia (UMC), Rolla (UMR), Kansas City (UMKC), and St. Louis (UMSL). A Chancellor was appointed to administer each of these campuses.

Series Descriptions:

Former Series #1 - C:1/15/2 (A80-15)
UMC; Administration; Office of the Chancellor; University Events Administrative Records
This series has been relocated to a new page. Please follow this link to reach the new location. This Sub-Group contains administrative records of the UMC Chancellor's Office, created, principally, during the tenure of UMC's first Chancellor, John W. Schwada, 1965-1973.

Series 2. - C:1/16/2 (A82-37; A82-53; A82-56)
This Series contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office during the tenure of Herbert W. Schooling, (1972-1978). A few records in this Series were created or received during the tenure of UMC Chancellor John W. Schwada (1964-1971). Included in this Series are correspondence, administrative reports, enrollment projections and statistics, campus maps, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings. Topics include proposed research projects, new programs, endowment of Chair positions, scholarships, developmental funding, student free speech and Vietnam war protests, budgets and appropriations, NCA accreditation, Students for a Democratic Society (S.D.S.), Affirmative Action, Gay Liberation, the Status of Women Committee, facilities needs and expansion, search committees, promotion and tenure, the Academic Planning Council, the International Studies Program, the Faculty Council, the United States Bicentennial, the Centennial of Women at the University of Missouri, and agreements with other state universities concerning academic degree data.
(25 c.f., Follow this link for
box locations.)
Note to Researcher: Series 2 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 3. - C:1/16/3 (A95-101)
This Series contains records of the UMC Campus Appeals Committee, (1977-1979). This was a group appointed by UMC Chancellor Herbert Schooling to review appeals to evaluations of employee classifications, range assignments, and titles arrived at by the Administrative-Professional Study, also known as the "Hayes Study" (ca. 1974). Included in this Series are the Campus Appeals Committee's meeting minutes, correspondence, and final report, as well as a copy of Job Classification Evaluation System, by Hayes and Associates (1974).
(1/3 c.f., 104, 1)
Note to Researcher: Series 3 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Former Series #4 C:1/17/1 (A82-53; A82-98; A83-75; A83-103; A84-64)
This Series has been enlarged to a full inventory.
Please follow this link to reach the inventory. contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office during the tenure of Barbara S. Uehling, 1978-1986. A few of the records in this Series were created during the tenure of UMC Chancellor Herbert W. Schooling, 1972-1978.

Series 5. - C:1/18/1 (A92-5; A92-38; A92-99)
This Series contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office during the tenure of Haskell M. Monroe Jr. (1987-1992). Included in this Series are correspondence, speech texts, event programs, newspaper clippings, posters, and a phonograph record. Topics in this Series include the "Proposition B" campaign, the "MU Leads the Way" campaign, and MU's Sesquicentennial.
(1 c.f., 012433; 1 OSF, B23, MC; 1 Pkg., B3A, C2, 3)

Series 6. - C:1/00/4
This Series contains photographs, portraits, and photographic negatives of University of Missouri Presidents and Chancellors, from MU's founding to 1999. Individuals included are C. Peter Magrath, James C. Olson, C. Brice Ratchford, Frederick A. Middlebush, Daniel Read, Walter Williams, B.B. Minor, John Hiram Lathrop, Samuel Spahr Laws, J. C. Jones, and George Henry Matthews. Governors included in this Series are John Ashcroft and Forrest C. Donnell. Some of these images are photographic reproductions of painted portraits. Prints of these photographs are arranged in three framed collections in the UMC Archives reading room, 703 Lewis Hall. Also included in this Series is a chronological list of presidents through James C. Olson.
(1 Env., B3A, C1, 1; 1 OSP, B23, B4, top)

Series 7. - C:1/18/NP (A90-100)
This Series contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office (1975-1988). Included are Affirmative Action Office reports and correspondence, Office of Equal Opportunity correspondence and reports, and Office of Civil Rights Compliance reviews, grievances, complaints, and reports. Also included in this Series are records relating to Affirmative Action Programs and plans for Achievement of Equal Opportunity for students and faculty, as well as the Chancellor's Task Force on Developing UMC for the Minority Student.
(5 c.f., 037885, 037886, 037887, 037888, 037889)
Note to Researcher: Series 7 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid. This Series is currently unprocessed. Until it has been completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.
Note to Archivist: Box lists for this Series are available in Room 723.

Series 8. - C:1/18/2 (A90-106)
This Series contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office (1987-1988). Included in this Series are administrative correspondence, reports, and records pertaining to operation of and relations among MU's colleges, departments, and divisions. Topics in this Series include international programs and studies, the Missouri Kidney Program, public and community service, allocations, appropriations, fees, salaries, non-university organizations, relations with Missouri state government agencies, commencements, committees, councils, grievances, the MU Board of Curators, long range planning, and development.
(15 c.f., 037870, 037871, 037872, 037873, 037874, 037875, 037876, 037877, 037878, 037879, 037880, 037881, 037882, 037883, 037884)
Note to Researcher: Series 8 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid. This Series is currently unprocessed. Until it has been completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link. This Series was changed from C:1/18/NP to C:1/18/2 in December 2007.

Series 9. - C:1/18/NP (A95-48; A97-23; A98-15)
This Series contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office (1988-1992). Included in this Series are correspondence, and other records pertaining to faculty meetings, student health services, the Office of Equal Opportunity, the Legion of Black Collegians, Intercollegiate Athletics, the Big-8 Conference, the centennial of the Hatch Act, University-wide development, the UMC Staff Advisory Council, administrative business accounting reports, and audit reports. Also included in this Series are records relating to the University Hospital and Clinics, personnel matters, budgets, appropriations, capital requests, institutional research, Chancellors' speeches, Ellis Fischel Cancer Hospital, MU Board of Curators meetings, minority affairs, football brunches and games, Weldon Spring, the Museum of Art and Archaeology, unrestricted funds, student financial aids, the Knight Foundation, and National Merit Scholarships.
(40 c.f., Follow this link for
box locations.)
Note to Researcher: Series 9 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid. This Series is currently unprocessed. Until it has been completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 10. - C:1/18/3 (A96-4)
This Series contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office (1990). Included in this Series are correspondence, budget information, capital funds campaign proposals, files notebooks, honorary degree nominations, Southwest Missouri State University name change background information, Coordinating Board of Higher Education reports, committee meeting minutes, student development records, and Parents Weekend information.
(15 c.f., 006410, 006414, 006415, 006416, 006419, 006420, 006431, 006466, 006481, 006493, 006494, 006496, 006503, 006504, 006706)
Note to Researcher: Series 10 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid. This Series is currently unprocessed. Until it has been completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link. This Series was changed from C:1/18/NP to C:1/18/3 in December 2007.

Series 11. - C:1/21/3 (A99-21)
This Series contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office (1990-1994). Included in this Series are search committee files for the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics position (1992-1994), and accreditation reviews of the College of Engineering by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology and the resultant College responses (1990-1991).
(1/3 c.f., 126, 4)
Note to Researcher: Series 11 contains administrative personnel search records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 12. - C:1/21/1 (A00-54)
This Series contains records created or received by the UMC Chancellor's Office (1979-1994, bulk 1989-1994). Included in this Series are correspondence and related records created or received primarily by University of Missouri-Columbia Chancellor Charles Keisler (1993-1996). Some correspondence and related records included in this Series were created or received by UMC Chancellor Haskell Monroe (1987-1992) and Interim UMC Chancellor Gerald Brouder (1992-1993). Other than correspondence, this Series contains administrative reports, brochures, procedure manuals, research proposals, position search records, program reviews, budget materials, salary comparisons, newspaper clippings, audit records, statistical data, invitations, social event records, fund-raising records, lobbying records, policy handbooks, teaching load records, conflict of interest records, committee meeting records, and organizational and management reviews. Additionally included in the Series are appointment calendars, faculty and staff evaluations, needs analyses, employee benefits records, seminar proceedings, architect's plans, blueprints, scholarship records, endowment fund records, design reports, mission statements, research procedure assurance statements, and personnel records.
(33 c.f., Follow this link for
box locations and a box-level preliminary inventory of Series 12.)
Note to Researcher: Series 12 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 13. - C:1/21/2 (A01-25)
This Series contains administrative records created by the University of Missouri-Columbia Chancellor's Office during the administration of Charles Keisler (1994-1995). The bulk of this Series consists of chronological correspondence records, but it also includes alphabetical permanent subject files ranging from Administrative Consultant Edwin Coate to Morton Weir.
(17 c.f., 013534, 013577, 013583, 013586, 013624, 013629, 013695, 013696, 013701, 013703, 013704, 013805, 013814, 013815, 013831, 013837, 020041)
Note to Researcher: A detailed list is available for referral. Please consult the Reference Archivist for more information.

Series 14. - C:1/21/4 (A02-44)
This Series contains administrative records created by the University of Missouri-Columbia Chancellor's office during the administration of Charles Keisler (1985-1994). This Series contains grievance files from A to Z [Restricted].
(2 c.f., 117207, 117208)
Note to Researcher: This Series contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 15. - C:1/21/5 (A02-54)
This Series contains administrative records created by the University of Missouri-Columbia Chancellor's Office during the administration of Charles Keisler (1992-1996). This Series includes correspondence, program planning files, reports, budgets, audit reports, resumes, invitations, staff meeting minutes, general meeting files, and meeting agendas. These material relate to the following departments, schools, colleges, or topics: Agriculture, Arts and Science, Business and Public Administration, Education, Engineering, Extension, Graduate School, Human Environmental Science, Journalism, Law, Library, Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Administrative Services, Business Services, Computing, Campus Facilities Building Services, Human Resources, KOMU TV, Show-Me State Games, University Club and University Catering, administrative budget, allocations, appropriations, Institutional Research & Planning, salaries, Chamber of Commerce, Development, Alumni, awards, donors, University Relations, Hospital & Clinics, Intercollegiate Athletics, commencement, committees and councils, grievance [Restricted], provost, faculty, students, university wide, Board of Curators, general officers, long-range planning, presidents, UMKC, UMR, and UMSL.
(13 c.f., 040387, 040388, 040389, 040393, 040394, 040395, 040396, 040397, 040398, 040399, 040514, 040534, 040535)
Note to Researcher: This Series contains some grievance documentation that will not be available for public use. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: This collection of 13 boxes was transferred to Archives from the Chancellor's Office as a complete series. A thorough container list exists for this collection in 723 Lewis Hall.

Series 16. - C:1/19/1 (A02-109)
This Series contains records pertaining to the Chancellor's Office during Haskell Monroe's tenure, (1990). In January 1990 Chancellor Haskell Monroe requested that the department chairpersons and directors of the various UMC Schools, Colleges, and Divisions develop five-year departmental plans for submission. This Series contains these Five Year Plans concerning the years 1990-1995 for the following units: College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; College of Arts and Science; College of Business and Public Administration; College of Education; College of Engineering; Extension Division; Graduate Division; College of Human Environmental Sciences; School of Journalism; School of Law; School of Library and Informational Science; School of Medicine; School of Nursing; and College of Veterinary Medicine.
(1/3 c.f., 111,1)

Series 17. - C:1/22/1 (A03-40)
This Series contains general administrative records from the Chancellor's Office during a period Richard Wallace served as Interim Chancellor, (7/1996-6/1997). The records include correspondence, budget materials and meeting files. Arranged topically by academic or administrative unit, the records deal with a wide range of subjects such as positions searches [RESTRICTED], Wakonse, University Stores, Board of Curator Meetings, traffic appeals, visitor and guest relations, non-Big 12 meetings, and the United Way. Academic or administrative units and divisions touched on in the Series include: Agriculture, Arts and Science, Business, Education, Engineering, Extension, Graduate School, School of Health Professions, Human Environmental Science, the International Center, Journalism, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Research, School of Veterinary Medicine, Administrative Services, Development, University and Alumni Relations, Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Provost.
(13 c.f., 107852, 107853, 107854, 107855, 107856, 107857, 107858, 107859, 107860, 107861, 107862, 107863, 107864)
Note to Researcher: Series 17 is currently unprocessed. Until it has been completely processed, portions may not be fully available to researchers. This Series also contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 18. - C:1/22/2 (A04-57; A06-49)
This Series contains general administrative records from the Chancellor's Office during a period Richard Wallace served as Chancellor, (7/1997-6/1999). The records include correspondence, budget materials and meeting files. Arranged topically by academic or administrative unit, the records deal with a wide range of subjects such as personnel [RESTRICTED], including Deans' permanent files [RESTRICTED], position searches [RESTRICTED] and grievances [RESTRICTED], Capsule Pipeline Research Center, Missouri Scholars Academy, Alumni Association Awards, the Missourian, Board of Curator meetings, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Coordinating Board of Higher Education (CBHE), campus and university-wide committees, student organizations, and non-university organizations. Academic or administrative units and divisions addressed in the Series include: Agriculture, Arts and Science, Business, Education, Engineering, Extension, Graduate School, School of Health Professions, Human Environmental Science, the International Center, Journalism, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Research, School of Veterinary Medicine, Administrative Services, Development, University and Alumni Relations, Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Office of the Provost.
(15 c.f., 012969, 012970, 012971, 012972, 012973, 012974, 012975, 012976, 012977, 116006, 116007, 116008, 116009, 116010, 116011)
Note to Researcher: Series 18 is currently unprocessed. Until it has been completely processed, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Box lists for some of the boxes comprising Series 18 are available in 723 Lewis. In addition, Series 18 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 19. - C:1/23a/1 (A05-22)
This Series contains records created by the Office of the Chancellor, (2004), during a period Brady Deaton served as Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Columbia. The records consist of a copy of the Self-Study Report for Accreditation Review submitted by the University of Missouri-Columbia to the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Also included in the Series is an appendix to the Self-Study detailing General Institutional Requirements and a Request for Approval of a Proposed Change: Change in Educational Offerings - Degree Programs through Distance Delivery.
(1/6 c.f., 103, 1)

Series 20. - C:1/16/4 (A07-76)
This Series contains records received by Chancellor Herbert Schooling, (1978). The records consist of congratulatory correspondence received by Schooling upon his retirement. The majority of the correspondence has been bound into a single volume.
(1/6 c.f., 101, 2)
Note to Archivist: The volume of correspondence was received from the Development Unit of the College of Arts and Science.

Series 21. - C:1/22/3 (A07-109)
This Series contains general administrative records from the Chancellor's Office during a period Richard Wallace served as Chancellor, (1992-2002, bulk 1999-2000). The records consist in the majority of correspondence, memoranda, meeting files, reports, and supplementary materials. The records are arranged topically by academic or administrative unit. Topics in the Series include Board of Curator meetings, Intercollegiate Athletics, the National Collegiate Athletics Assocation, the Alumni Association, various schools and colleges, the Office of the Provost, operating budget and budget requests, personnel files [RESTRICTED], academic dishonesty [RESTRICTED], regional and national academic associations, and faculty promotion and tenure [RESTRICTED].
(9 c.f., 023016, 023017, 023019, 023021, 023055, 023468, 032461, 033789, 033867)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 21 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 22. - C:1/22/4 (A10-33; A14-23; A14-77)
This Series contains general administrative records from the Chancellor's Office during a period Richard Wallace served as Chancellor, (1977-2005, bulk 1997-2004). The records consist in the majority of correspondence, memoranda, meeting files, reports, and supplementary materials. The Series also contains a few photographs. The records are arranged topically by academic or administrative unit.
(55 c.f., Follow this
link for box locations.)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 22 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by following this link.

Series 23. - C:1/23a/2 (A11-111)
This Series contains the transcript of the speech, (2008), made by the Association of American Universities (AAU) President Robert Berdahl on the occasion of the centennial anniversary of the University of Missouri's membership in the AAU.
(1FF, 725, 1, 3 Small Holdings Box 1)

Series 24. - C:1/23a/3 (A14-78)
This Series contains general administrative records from the Chancellor's Office during the period Brady Deaton served as Chancellor, (1997-2008, bulk 2004-2008). The records consist mostly of correspondence, memoranda, meeting files, reports, and supplementary materials. The records are arranged topically by academic or administrative unit as originally filed in the Chancellor's Office.
(15 c.f., 041977, 042088, 043533, 043534, 043590, 012336, 012337, 012338, 012339, 012342, 023511, 023513, 029747, 029767, 070431)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 24 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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