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Vice President for Operations records

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Adminstrative Information

Detailed Description

Associations and Organizations

Auxiliary and Service Enterprises

Budget Files

Bulletins

Business Affairs

Committees and Councils

Events and Programs

General Student Welfare

Government

Instruction

University Services

Physical Plant

Planning and Development

Personal Correspondence


Vice President for Operations records, 1956-1965 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: Vice President for Operations records, 1956-1965Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1960-1964

ID: 3/RG 10/1

Primary Creator: Southern Illinois University (Carbondale campus). Vice President for Operations.

Extent: 20.0 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: Arranged in 14 series: 1. Associations and Organizations; 2. Auxiliary and Service Enterprises; 3. Budget Files; 4. Bulletins; 5. Business Affairs; 6. Committees and Councils; 7. Events and Programs; 8. General Student Welfare; 9. Government; 10. Instruction; 11. University Services; 12. Physical Plant; 13. Planning and Development; 14: Personal Correspondance.

Date Acquired: 11/05/1965

Subjects: Southern Illinois University (Carbondale campus) - Administration, Universities and colleges - Administration

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Vice President of Operations records consist of correspondence, financial records, and reports used to oversee the business operations of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus from 1960 to 1964. The files document the activities of associations, organizations, and academic departments at Southern Illinois University, as well as state and national associations of which Southern Illinois University was a member. The files also document decisions made by committees during this time, event and program planning, records of the university's involvement in federal and state government, and the personal correspondence of John Grinnell, the first Vice President of Operations. The files also contain plans for building and expansion of both the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

Biographical Note

The position of Executive Assistant for the Carbondale Campus, with the title of Vice-President of Operations for the Carbondale Campus, was created by the Board of Trustees on December 12,  1959. It was created to separate the responsibilities for planning and review from the responsibility for operation. The Vice-President's responsibilities were critical scrutiny and review of the business operation and physicial development of the University and other duties as assigned by the President. The departments that reported to the Vice-President were the Division of Technical and Adult Education, the Division of Extension, the Officer of the Registrar and Director of Admissions of the Carbondale Campus, the General Library, the University Museum, the University Press, the Statistical Service, the Carbondale Business Manager, the Director of the Physical Plant, the Carbondale Personnel Office, Auxiliary Enterprises on the Carbondale campus, and the Carbondale Director of Student Affairs.

John Grinnell was appointed the first Vice-President in February 1960. He went on sabbatical from January to March 1964, during which time Dean William J. McKeefery was the acting Vice-President. After Grinnell retired in September 1964, the role was split into three operating vice presidents: the Vice President for Business Affairs, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Vice President for Student and Area Services. These positions were held respectively by John S. Rendleman, Robert MacVicar, and Ralph Ruffner. In 1968 the Operating Vice President organization was phased out when chancellors were installed on the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses. Robert MacVicar became the chancellor for the Carbondale Campus, and John Rendleman the chancellor for the Edwardsville Campus.

Subject/Index Terms

Southern Illinois University (Carbondale campus) - Administration
Universities and colleges - Administration

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: unknown

Preferred Citation: [item], Vice President for Operations records, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Processing Information: Preliminary inventory created on November 5, 1965.

Finding Aid Revision History: Processed by Claire Fettig in February 2019.


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[Series 1: Associations and Organizations, 1958-1964],
[Series 2: Auxiliary and Service Enterprises, 1960-1964],
[Series 3: Budget Files, 1960-1962],
[Series 4: Bulletins, 1959-1964],
[Series 5: Business Affairs, 1959-1965],
[Series 6: Committees and Councils, 1958-1964],
[Series 7: Events and Programs, 1960-1965],
[Series 8: General Student Welfare, 1958-1964],
[Series 9: Government, 1960-1964],
[Series 10: Instruction, 1958-1965],
[Series 11: University Services, 1956-1964],
[Series 12: Physical Plant, 1960-1964],
[Series 13: Planning and Development, 1960-1964],
[Series 14: Personal Correspondence, 1960-1964],
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Series 2: Auxiliary and Service Enterprises, 1960-1964Add to your cart.
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Folder 27: Auxiliary and Service Enterprises, 1963-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Printing Service, 1961-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Uniform Stationary, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 30: University Post Office, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Central Publications, 1960-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Promotional Materials, 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Housing, General, 1960 February-1963 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Housing, General, 1962 October-1964 JulyAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Faculty Building, 1960-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Family Housing, 1960-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Housing Commitments, 1960-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 4: University Courts, 1961-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Greek Housing, 1960-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Student Housing Campus, 1960-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Resident Fellows, 1960-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Student Housing, Off Campus, 1960-1963Add to your cart.

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[Series 1: Associations and Organizations, 1958-1964],
[Series 2: Auxiliary and Service Enterprises, 1960-1964],
[Series 3: Budget Files, 1960-1962],
[Series 4: Bulletins, 1959-1964],
[Series 5: Business Affairs, 1959-1965],
[Series 6: Committees and Councils, 1958-1964],
[Series 7: Events and Programs, 1960-1965],
[Series 8: General Student Welfare, 1958-1964],
[Series 9: Government, 1960-1964],
[Series 10: Instruction, 1958-1965],
[Series 11: University Services, 1956-1964],
[Series 12: Physical Plant, 1960-1964],
[Series 13: Planning and Development, 1960-1964],
[Series 14: Personal Correspondence, 1960-1964],
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