Special Senate Committee on Campus Disorders and Student Unrest files
Series — Box: 1
Available documents pertaining to the work of this committee include correspondence, news releases, meeting agendas, advisory committee member lists, relevant articles, and working papers. A survey completed for Grand Valley details related issues, activities, and policies. The final report is not included.
- 1969 - 1970
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Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.
The Special Senate Committee on Campus Disorders and Student Unrest was established by the State Senate of Michigan in 1969 to prepare an in-depth study of the activities of students, faculty, administrators, trustees, law agencies, the news media, and the community at large, in response to widespread demonstrations and protests on college campuses in Michigan during the latter part of the decade. The committee, the first of its kind in the country, sought to investigate campus unrest pertaining to concerns over freedom of expression, classroom procedures and teaching methods, the student role in institutional governance, civil rights and racial tensions, the war in Vietnam, and other prominent issues. Roy S. Lumsden, Vice President for College Relations, was appointed by President Lubbers as liaison to represent Grand Valley.
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