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 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:

AAPC. Audio Video Development Committee files

 Series
Identifier: GV090-04
Abstract Formed in 1964 by the director of the A-V unit to consider approaches to foundations to support the development of A-V program. The charge was expanded in 1965 to review the AV facilities and their use, make recommendations for development of the program. Also known as the Academic Affairs Policy Council, Subcommittee Five. Minutes and agendas from April 20, 1965-1966 of the subcommittee and minutes and agendas of the first four meetings October 1967-January 1968 of the Audio-Video Development...

AAPC. Committee to Plan the Erasmus Conference files

 Series — Box 5: [aspace.r.272.Box.5]
Identifier: GV090-02
Abstract In 1964, the AAPC created a committee to plan a conference for February 23-25 that invited speakers from neighboring colleges and scholars with a national reputation, student submission of papers in english, philosophy, and history, and music. Includes report to the Academic Affairs Policy Council and list of speakers that were, or were going to be, approached for an invitation to the event.

AAPC. Decentralization Subcommittee files

 Series
Identifier: GV090-05
Abstract The Decentralization Subcommittee, who reported to the Academic Affairs Policy Council, was created to give a complete overview and identify all possible objections to decentralization and to identify the degree to which they may or may not be valid. Collection contains reports of the Decentralization Subcommittee to the Academic Affairs Policy Council regarding the decentralization of the university into semi-autonomous units.

AAPC. Faculty Handbook Subcommittee files

 Series — Box 44: [aspace.r.315.Box.44]
Identifier: GV090-06
Abstract The Faculty Handbook Subcommittee, a committee of the Academic Affairs Policy Council, was charged with determining the information that would be included and operations for the publication of the faculty handbook. Collection contains meeting minutes for the Faculty Handbook Subcommittee.

AAPC. Library Advisory Committee files

 Series
Identifier: GV090-11
Abstract Advise the library on possible areas of library development as perceived by the faculty; to react to issues brought to them from the Library; to serve as a communication channel; to recommend to the Academic Senate in a timely manner on major policy issues and matters of general concern as identified by the Committee. Collection contains meeting minutes of the Committee.

AAPC. Role of Religion on Campus Subcommittee files

 Series
Identifier: GV090-07
Abstract The Role of Religion on Campus Subcommittee was created to make recommendations on the adoption of a college policy statement, plan for student religious ministries and organizations, an Academic Affairs Division policy governing religion in curriculum, and create a Committee on Public Programs. Collection contains minutes and memorandums of the committee.

AAPC. Student Conduct Subcommittee files

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Identifier: GV090-08
Abstract The Student Conduct Subcommittee was created to write an honor code, student code of conduct for the control of student behavior on campus, and an appeal process. Collection contains meeting minutes, agendas, memorandums, and supportive data.

AAPC. Sub-Committee to Study Prizes files

 Series
Identifier: GV090-09
Abstract The Sub-Committee to Study Prizes was created to determine and grant awards for honors students. Collection contains reports, memorandums, and meeting minutes.

AAPC. Subcommittee on College Objectives vs. Student Body files

 Series — Box 1: [aspace.r.264.Box.1]
Identifier: GV090-03
Abstract Subcommittee formed in 1965 to examine college objectives and program of instruction in comparison to the abilities of the student body. The study was based on the N.C.A. finding that the students fell short of the quality of the faculty. After the final report was submitted, the committee reconvened as the Subcommittee on College Objectives as related to the Student Body to conduct a survey of students who dropped out, and to consider raising enrollment requirements. Minutes, supporting...

Academic Administration files

 Series
Identifier: GV002-02
Abstract The Academic Administration was comprised of President Lubbers and Vice Presidents Niemeyer and Loessin. It met from 1975-1976 to make decisions regarding academic budget priorities for each of the colleges, faculty and staff funds, and determine other academic policies. The collection includes meeting minutes, agendas, and memorandums from the Academic Administration.

University Accreditation reports

 Series
Identifier: GV004-07
Overview Reports, self-assessments, applications, strategic plans, and other documents relating to the institutional and departmental accreditation of Grand Valley State University.

Academic Affairs Policy Council (AAPC) files

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV090-01
Abstract Develops policy proposals for review by the Faculty Assembly. Acts as the steering committee of the Faculty Assembly. Members are the Vice President for Academic Affairs (Chairman), the Associate Dean, each academic divisional chairman or administrative division, and one member elected at large from the teaching staff by the Faculty Assembly. (This election is for a one-year term, and takes place at the first meeting of the Faculty Assembly each year). From 1964 to 1970, the AAPC made...

Accountant reports and audits

 Series
Identifier: GV029-05
Collection Description Audit and accountant reports of Grand Valley's assets from 1968 to 1977. These annual audits were performed by external certified public accounting firms. These reports differ from internal audits by determining the adequacy of internal financial control and compliance with Government regulations and University policies.

Accounting Department files

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV035-10
Scope and Contents Series contains the administrative files of Donald Klein, Chair of the Accounting Department in Seidman School of Business, from 1973 to 1988. It was transferred to the archives in three accessions, in 1984, 1986, and 1988.

Alumni events and program files

 Series
Identifier: GV008-06
Scope and Contents Files include founding documents of the Grand Valley Alumni Association, directories, Distinguished Alumni awards, program and events files.

Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) records

 Series
Identifier: GV031-07
Collection Description Contains electronic planning and program documents, website, and photographs, as well as conference materials and memorabilia of the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education hosted by Grand Valley State Unviersity from August 3-7, 2014.

Biology Department files

 Series — Box 1: [aspace.r.541.Box.1]
Identifier: GV246-01
Content Description Collection contains Grand Valley Biology Department files. Includes memoranda, minutes, curriculum development files, self evaluation reports, student assessment reports, and other files related to the history of the department.

Board of Trustees administrative files

 Series
Identifier: GV001-03
Abstract Grand Valley State University is an institution of higher education established by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and governed by the Board of Trustees (previously Board of Control). The Board consists of eight members appointed by the Michigan governor and confirmed by the Senate. The legal authority for GVSU is vested in the Board of Trustees. Such decisions as those regarding fiscal matters, academic programs, and the employment of University faculty and staff are ultimately made by the...

Board of Trustees minutes and board books

 Series
Identifier: GV001-01
Abstract Grand Valley State University is an institution of higher education established by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and governed by the Board of Trustees (previously Board of Control). The Board consists of eight members appointed by the Michigan governor and confirmed by the Senate. The legal authority for GVSU is vested in the Board of Trustees. Such decisions as those regarding fiscal matters, academic programs, and the employment of University faculty and staff are ultimately made by the...

Judson T. Bradford papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-41
Collection Description Collection documents the involvement of Judson Bradford and other residents of Holland, Michigan in the founding of Grand Valley State University. Materials include Citizen Advisory Council records, correspondence with L. William Seidman and others, GVSC publications and promotional materials, notices and invitations, and newspaper articles. Also includes interview conducted in 2011 by President's Office for Grand Valley's 50th Anniversary and an employee stock ownership advocacy notebook...

Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies annual reports

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Identifier: GV040-01
Overview The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at GVSU challenges students to integrate the perspectives, knowledge, and methodologies of multiple fields of study. It offers several major and minor areas of study which have social justice components to them, such as Liberal Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Area Studies; LGBTQ Studies; and Environmental Studies. Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies was named after Jim and Donna Brooks of Holland, Michigan.

Campaign and promotions files

 Series
Identifier: GV002-05
Overview Records, calendars, clippings, programs and other promotional materials relating to the buildings, groundbreakings and dedication ceremonies of GVSU campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids, and Muskegon, Michigan.

In 2012 the President's office shared the responsibility with Development for projects on the Allendale and Grand Rapids campuses. Materials combined along with other promotional materials related to the events.

Campus and building planning files

 Series
Identifier: GV002-06
Scope and Contents Series contains proposals, project descriptions, plans and drawings, schematics and other planning documents about Grand Valley buildings and spaces on the Allendale and Grand Rapids campuses.

Faculty research and distinguished contribution award files

 Series
Identifier: GV027-01
Collection Description Research and Development files from 1969, maintained by Chair Howard Stein and others, include minutes, memos and correspondence, other administrative records and reports, and grant proposal files. Funded and denied grant proposal files from 1977/8 for research support may also include Human Research Committee files, stipends, and travel files. After 1983 the committee managed the Distinguished Contribution awards.

Dean’s administrative and curriculum files

 Collection
Identifier: GV018-01
Collection Description Dean's files, administrative files, curriculum files and class modules.

College of Arts and Sciences administrative records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV034-09
Scope and Contents This record series contains publications, Dean's Office files, faculty committee files, divisional, and department files from the College of Arts and Sciences, spanning from 1964 to about 1998, with the bulk of the files dating between 1967 and 1979. Publications include course offerings, calendars, and schedules from the 1960s and 1970s, program brochures from the 1970s and 1980s, and manuals for faculty and department chairmen from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s.The...

College of Education Master's projects and theses

 Series
Identifier: GV030-03
Abstract The College of Education offers a program of teacher instruction and training. The program emphasizes learning theory and inquiry combined with practical application. In 1964 Educational Studies Institute was founded. In 1980 School of Education joined the College of Arts and Sciences. In 2004 the unit became the College of Education (COE). Includes project reports and Masters theses that reflect on Grand Valley State University as a subject.

Commencement programs

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Identifier: GV002-12
Scope and Contents Series contains Grand Valley State Commencement Ceremony programs from beginning in 1968.

Development gift files

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Identifier: GV006-04
Overview Gift files from Grand Valley State Development Office, pertaining to the development of a Law School Program, 1972-1973.

Dewey Hoitenga administrative files

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV100-02
Abstract Dewey Hoitenga joined Grand Valley's faculty in 1965 and retired in 2001. During his years at Grand Valley, he chaired the All-College Academic Senate, Social Studies Division, College of Arts and Sciences, and twice served as chair of the Arts and Humanities Division. He served on the Dean’s Executive Council and President’s Executive Council. He also helped to develop the Liberal Arts and Religious Studies Programs, as well as the General Education and Graduate Study Programs. He chaired the...

Executive Committee of the Senate/All College Academic Senate files

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Identifier: GV023-01
Abstract University Academic Senate (UAS) previously the All-College Academic Senate (ACAS), is the highest faculty governance body. It has the authority to deal with any academic issue or faculty concern. It makes recommendations to the Provost and/or President regarding such matters as curriculum, the academic organization of the university, faculty personnel policy, the budget, and other issues considered relevant to academic affairs. The Executive Committee of the Senate (ECS) serves as the clearing...

Facilities Planning Arboretum files

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Identifier: GV247-01
Content Description Correspondence, notes, photographs and research materials, 1994-1997, relating to the expansion of the VanSteeland Arboretum.

Faculty and staff salary information

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Identifier: GV062-04
Abstract The Faculty and Staff Salary Information reports contain a summary of salary information for part-time and full-time faculty and staff. The report also includes the name and position for individual employees, as well as sex, employment date, base salary, and gross pay for the year and previous year.

Faculty Association files

 Series
Identifier: GV083-01
Abstract The Grand Valley State Faculty Association, a local autonomous organization, was affiliated with the Michigan Education Association (MEA) and the National Education Association (NEA). The GVSFA sought the right to collectively bargain with the College on behalf of the faculty at GVSC in 1974 and 1980-1982. Files of the Faculty Association document the efforts to gain collective bargaining for faculty at Grand Valley. Files include correspondence, newsletters, election information, organizing...

Faculty Governance committee records

 Collection
Identifier: GV003-01
Scope and Contents Series contains all-college, ad-hoc, and defunct faculty committees, spanning from 1963-2006, with the bulk of files dating from 1967-1977.

Faculty Salary and Budget Committee files

 Series — Box 1-2: [aspace.r.88.Box.1-2]
Identifier: GV022-01
Abstract Established in April 1983, the Faculty Salary and Budget Committee (FBSC) studies pertinent data and makes recommendations on the allocation of funds within the university budget as a whole as well as within the budgets of the various administrative divisions. It also makes recommendations regarding other budgetary items, compensation, and faculty security, including health benefits. Files include minutes, agendas, and meeting packets.

Graduate Programs Student Survey

 Series — Box 1: [aspace.r.593.Box.1]
Identifier: GV042-06
Collection Description In August 1988 Grand Valley State University made a significant commitment to graduate education, by hiring an Associate Director of Graduate Admissions. In an effort to understand how graduate programs and services were being used, the Associate Director conducted a telephone survey of current and past graduate students. The final report of the Graduate Student Survey was released in April 1989.

Grand Valley Ravines Natural Area collection

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV000-03
Scope and Contents Materials are compiled from various committees and projects in this ongoing created collection. Collectively the materials document the history, use, and efforts to preserve the Grand Valley Ravines Natural Area by faculty, staff and students. Included are files from the Seidman House exhibit; a survey of alumni recollections of the Ravines; minutes and recommendations of the Trailway Committee (2005-2006) and the Ravines Natural Area committee (2015-2016); a Nature Trail guide; student...

Grand Valley State audiovisual media collection

 Collection
Identifier: GV000-04
Scope and Contents This artificial collection contains video tapes, audio tapes, CDs, and DVDs of Grand Valley State speeches, lectures, events, ceremonies, athletics events, programs, and promotional media. The collection's contents span from 1968 to 2016.

GVSU 50th Anniversary planning files

 Series
Identifier: GV002-07
Collection Description Files document the planning and implementation of the celebration of Grand Valley’s 50th Anniversary by the 50th Anniversary Committee. Files include press releases; promotional materials and publications; events and program files; Laker Lore interview files and transcripts; invitations; commemorative book; and memorabilia. The records also include the research and interview files created by Julie Stivers in her work to create the university's 50th Anniversary History web site.

GVSU foundation documents and histories

 Series
Identifier: GV000-01
Overview Reports, histories, and documents relating to the foundation and history of Grand Valley State University.

High School Summer Institute for the Arts and Science (HSI) program files

 Series — Box 1-6: [aspace.r.148.Box.1-6]
Identifier: GV031-03
Abstract The Regional Math and Science Center (RMSC) serves students, teachers, parents, school districts, business and industry and other organizations interested and involved in mathematics and science education. High School Summer Institute for the Arts and Science (HIS) files include program files and schedules, budgets, and correspondence.

History Department administrative files

 Series
Identifier: GV051-03
Collection Description Series contains the administrative records and course files of the GVSU History Dpeartment, from its origination in 1963 to 1998. It also includes the planning files for the Great Lakes History Conference between 1974 and 1981.

Honors Institute for Young Scientists (HIFYS) scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [aspace.r.465.Box.1]
Identifier: RHC-38
Collection Description Scrapbook includes articles and photographs of the Honors Institute for Young Scientists (HIFYS). The scrapbook contains photos of students and instructors during classroom and recreational activities.

Icie Macy Hoobler's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files and professional publications

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-40
Collection Description The Icie Macy-Hoobler collection documents the activities of the Board of Control at Grand Valley State College. The collection includes notes on the site selection of the school, general files of the Board of Control, self studies, newspaper clippings and reports from the state of Michigan. The publications include articles and books written by Icie Macy-Hoobler on the health and nutrition of children and mothers.

Institutional Analysis reports

 Series
Identifier: GV005-01
Abstract The Office of Institutional Research was formed in July 1973 to study aspects of GVSC which results in quantified or quantifiable data. In 1977, the name was changed to Office of Institutional Analysis. The name change brought along with it a clarification of its function to describe the quantifiable aspects of GV and its students to the university, the State of Michigan, the Federal Government, and all other outside interested parties. Reports focus on specific trends related to students,...

Internal audit

 Series
Identifier: GV029-03
Collection Description Internal audits review departmental operations with the objective of evaluating and presenting recommendations relating to department efficiency. Audits of advertising and publications (1973); computer installations and activities, motor pool operations, Urban and Environmental Studies activities, room and board fee waivers, athletic scholarships (1974); bookstore operations, graphic services, plant improvement, travel and conferences, and WGVC-TV (1975); community affairs, mail room, William...

International Center program files

 Series — Box 1-2: [aspace.r.198.Box.1-2]
Identifier: GV053-06
Scope and Contents Series contains flyersand brochures, memos, program information, working files, electronic files and videos.

Kirkof School of Nursing administrative records

 Series — Box 1-4: [aspace.r.615.Box.1-4]
Identifier: GV041-02
Collection Description Series contains administrative and historical files from the School of Nursing, later known as the Kirkhof School of Nursing, from 1969 to 2005. It was acquired in three separate accessions, in 1983, 1988, and 2005.

William Kirkpatrick's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-39
Collection Description The William Kirkpatrick collection documents the beginning years of Grand Valley State College from 1960-1980. The collection includes building plans, budget reports, annual reports, and self studies.

McClafferty Polish collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RHC-26
Collection Description Materials collected and compiled by participant James McClafferty include maps, publications, scenic postcards, artifacts, and over 2,000 slides taken on the trip or that represent Polish history, scenery, cities, people, and lifestyles.

Michigan Regional Science Olympiad program files

 Series — Box 1-2: [aspace.r.149.Box.1-2]
Identifier: GV031-04
Abstract The Regional Math and Science Center (RMSC) serves students, teachers, parents, school districts, business and industry and other organizations interested and involved in mathematics and science education. Included are programs and other materials related to the Michigan Regional Science Olympiad held at Grand Valley annually from 1985.

National Science Olympiad program files

 Series
Identifier: GV031-02
Abstract The Regional Math and Science Center (RMSC) serves students, teachers, parents, school districts, business and industry and other organizations interested and involved in mathematics and science education. Science Olympiad is an international non-profit organization seeking to improve the quality of science education partly through rigorous academic interscholastic competitions consisting of a series of team events balanced between science disciplines. The National Competition was held at Grand...

Office of the President. Cracow University of Economics partnership documents and artifacts

 Series — Box 1
Identifier: GV002-11
Scope and Contents Series contains documents, books, and artifacts, spanning from 1977 to 2015m which document the international partnership between GVSU and Cracow University of Economics.

Gordon Olson research collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-37
Collection Description The collection was compiled by Olson during his research for biographies of Michigan entrepreneurs and major donors to GVSU D.J. Angus (1990), Robert B. Annis (1993), William G. Jackson (1996), Fred M. Keller (2000), Clare Jarecki (2001), Leslie E. Tassell (2001). Materials include taped and transcribed interviews, drafts of publications, copies of articles and personal and career related information about the subject of each biography. Published copy of Russel Kirkhof : Mechanic to Millionaire...

Arnold Ott papers

 Collection — Box 1-20: [aspace.r.459.Box.1-17]
Identifier: RHC-31
Collection Description The Arnold Ott collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born chemist and entrepreneur Arnold Ott from 1917-2008. The collection includes personal papers and biographical information, photographs and stereograph collection, speeches, business records, and records of his participation on the Grand Valley Board of Control from 1960-1988. The collection also includes three scrapbooks documenting the life of Arnold Ott and his wife Marion as well as the Ott Chemical Company and the Otts'...

Our State of Generosity collection

 Collection
Identifier: JCPA-04
Scope and Contents Collection contains the records of four Michigan nonprofit organizations: Council of Michigan Foundations, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Michigan Community Service Commission, and the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at GVSU. The documents are compiled by the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, and records document the history of the organizations from the 1960s to the 2010s.

Padnos International Center agreements and memoranda of understanding

 Series — Box 1: [aspace.r.524.Box.1]
Identifier: GV053-08
Content Description Series contains student exchange agreements, educational cooperation agreements and memoranda of understanding between GVSU and international partners, through Padnos International Center, circa 1990s-2013.

Planning Board. Academic Affairs Committee files

 Series — Box 3: [aspace.r.267.Box.3]
Identifier: GV089-02
Abstract The Academic Affairs Committee was established by the Planning Board to assist with developing a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The committee was charged with preparing a list of academic issues and making recommendations for the final self-study. Includes minutes from committee meetings, supportive data and reports, and five-year plans for the Academic Affairs committee that reported to the Grand...

Planning Board. Business Affairs Committee files

 Series — Box 4: [aspace.r.269.Box.4]
Identifier: GV089-04
Abstract The Business Affairs Committee and Financial Issues subcommittee was estalbished by the Planning Board to assist with developing a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The committee was charged with preparing reports on financial issues and making recommendations for the final self-study. Includes minutes from meetings, lists of issues and recommendations, supportive data, and the financial issues...

Planning Board Committee files

 Series — Box 2: [aspace.r.266.Box.2]
Identifier: GV089-01
Abstract The Planning Board was established to develop a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The Board supervises the process, establishes subcommittees, receives and reviews reports, and prepares the final report for presentation to the Board of Control. The Board prepares the final self-study and manages arrangements for the NCA visit. Files include minutes and agendas, reports, draft self-studies, and planning...

Planning Board. Institutional Development Committee files

 Series — Box 4: [aspace.r.270.Box.4]
Identifier: GV089-05
Abstract The Institutional Development Committee was established by the Planning Board to assist with developing a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The committee was charged with reporting on institutional image, direction, and overall management and making recommendations for the final self-study. Includes minutes from meetings, summary on institutional objectives, and issues and recommendations.

Planning Board. Student Affairs Divisional Committee files

 Series — Box 4: [aspace.r.268.Box.4]
Identifier: GV089-03
Abstract The Student Affairs Committee was estalbished by the Planning Board to assist with developing a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The committee was charged with preparing reports on student affairs and making recommendations for the final self-study. Includes minutes from meetings, lists of student affairs issues, recommendations on issues, and the substance abuse program subcommittee minutes.

Professional Organization of Women files

 Series — Box 63: [aspace.r.421.Box.63]
Identifier: GV237
Abstract The Professional Organization of Women was an unofficial group of professional and faculty women who sought to enhance the political awareness and activities of all of its members, most particularly in GVSC, local, state, and national policies and laws as they relate to women, provide a vehicle for the professional, scholastic, and personal development of all women on the GVSC campus, to be a liaison with other women's groups on campus and in the community, and to provide opportunities to work...

Project Remember files

 Series
Identifier: GV051-02
Abstract Project Remember, under the direction of visiting professor of history Don Campbell and the University Archives, was established in 1991 to document West Michigan's and the University's experience with the Persian Gulf War. In particular, it hoped to record the experiences of the West Michigan community, the approximately 34 students serving in the Persian Gulf from Grand Valley, and reaction of the campus community to war. The Project Remember files includes project files, press articles and...

Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley (G3) Camp records

 Series
Identifier: GV031-15
Overview The Regional Math and Science Center (RMSC) serves students, teachers, parents, school districts, business and industry and other organizations interested and involved in mathematics and science education. This series contains promotional and program records of the Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley (G3) Camp held during the summers between 2012-2016. The camp was held for Grand Valley affiliates and their grandchildren, who visited GVSU's campus and participated in numerous workshops and...

Regional Math and Science Center. Super Science Saturday program files

 Series
Identifier: GV031-10
Scope and Contents The collection contains posters, flyers, programs for each of the Super Science Saturday events, from 1996-2015.

Report on the Status of Women at GVSC files

 Series — Box 63: [aspace.r.420.Box.63]
Identifier: GV236
Abstract The Report on the Status of Women at GVSC was initiated in order to correct inequities that existed in discrimination against female faculty, staff, and students. Collection contains a memorandum about the report and the final report.

RET-E3 Recognize Exemplary Teachers files

 Series — Box 1: [aspace.r.620.Box.1]
Identifier: GV031-08
Collection Description Series contains the planning documents and files for the Regional Math and Science Center's Recognize Exemplary Teachers RET-E3 program, spanning from 1987 to 1992.

Richard E. Flanders papers

 Series — Box 1-3: [aspace.r.282.Box.1-3]
Identifier: GV100-01
Abstract Richard E. Flanders was a professor of Anthropology at Grand Valley from 1964-1988. After participating in the Korean conflict, he attended Mexico City College, followed by the University of Michigan where he earned his PhD. Flanders developed the sociology and anthropology departments at Grand Valley. Flanders initiated the archeological excavation of the Blendon Landing area on the Allendale Campus. He was the Field Director for the Norton Mounds Project and a member of the Norton Indian...

Robert Shechtman musical scores

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-73
Collection Description The collection contains music scores featuring various instrumentations. Many of the compositions in this collection were commissioned by Arend D. Lubbers, president of Grand Valley, for various people and events at the university. Robert Wepman co-wrote some of the pieces contained in the collection.

Mary Schneider GVSC scrapbooks and memorabilia

 Series
Identifier: RHC-76
Collection Description Mary Schneider started collecting memorabilia of her personal and school experiences while at Union High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan and continued through her enrollment in the Pioneer class at Grand Valley. The collection consists of 4 scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, Grand Valley publications, student records and memorabilia, and correspondence from her tenure on the Alumni Association.

Seidman College (School) of Business administrative files

 Series — Box 1-5: [aspace.r.619.Box.1-5]
Identifier: GV035-09
Collection Description Contains general administrative records, committee files, faculty meeting and faculty senate agendas, minutes and notes, memoranda, and newsletters with class schedules, from the Seidman Graduate College of Business, later named the Seidman School of Business and the Seidman College of Business, spanning from 1973 to 2003.

L. William Seidman papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-12
Collection Description The L. William Seidman documents the life and work of Michigan-born economist and founder of Grand Valley State College L. William Seidman from 1958 through the end of his career in government. The collection includes personal papers; records of his participation in the founding of Grand Valley and of his service on the Board of Control 1958-1968, as an advisor to Presidents Ford and Reagan. The bulk of the collection consists of his files as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance...

Special Senate Committee on Campus Disorders and Student Unrest files

 Series — Box 1: [aspace.r.592.Box.1]
Identifier: GV002-10
Collection Description 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.

Sponsored music performance brochures and flyers

 Series
Identifier: GV052-01
Abstract Grand Valley State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. These programs present music in the context of a broad liberal education, provide a course of study for the student who is interested in performance, composition, music technology, private studio teaching, or further graduate study, and prepares both vocal and instrumental students for careers in elementary and secondary school teaching. Additionally, the Music Department is...

State audit reports

 Series
Identifier: GV029-04
Collection Description Audit reports of Grand Valley's assets from 1963 to 1984. These audits were performed by the State Audit division's Department of the Auditor General. The reports review Grand Valley's accounting systems and records to determine the adequacy of procedures and extent of internal control.

STEPS Camp files

 Series — Box 1-2: [aspace.r.621.Box.1-2]
Identifier: GV031-09
Collection Description Program files of the Science, Technology and Engineering Preview Summer (STEPS) Camp at Grand Valley State University, from 2002-2010. Includes planning documents, correspondence, reports, and donor and volunteer information.

Student Senate. Member portrait boards

 Series — Object 1-22: [aspace.r.627.object.1-22]
Identifier: GV245-02
Content Description Series contains cardboard and foam core boards with Student Ssenator portraits, 1990-2014

Student Senate records

 Series
Identifier: GV245-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains charters, minutes and agendas, resolutions, correspondence and memos, budgets, committee records, appropriations, and other records created and kept by the UCO or Student Senate, from 1964 to the present day.

Student Services activities files

 Series
Identifier: GV028-01
Abstract Division of Student Services provides programs, services, and environments that enhance the personal, social, and intellectual growth of undergraduate and graduate students at the University. Student Life is responsible for managing the events and activities of student organizations. Student organizations focus on the range of student interests and include social, political, student governance, sports and recreation, identity support, fraternal, academic and career interests, publications,...

Student Services Affirmative Action files

 Series
Identifier: GV028-05
Abstract Division of Student Services provides programs, services, and environments that enhance the personal, social, and intellectual growth of undergraduate and graduate students at the University. Affirmative action files include policies and procedures, correspondence, committee minutes, studies, complaints, employment and student records.

Student Services concerts, events, and posters files

 Series
Identifier: GV028-06
Abstract Division of Student Services provides programs, services, and environments that enhance the personal, social, and intellectual growth of undergraduate and graduate students at the University. Events including concerts were managed by the office of Student Life. Posters for music, speakers, poetry readings and other campuswide events are included. In the early 1970s concerts by well-known rock and jazz artists were offered to the students at the dome or outside for $3-$5. Concerts, events and...

Student Services housing and residence life files

 Series
Identifier: GV028-03
Abstract Division of Student Services provides programs, services, and environments that enhance the personal, social, and intellectual growth of undergraduate and graduate students at the University. Departments include Housing & Residence Life. Housing files include policies and procedures, correspondence, and committee minutes.

Intercollegiate Athletics records

 Series
Identifier: GV028-04
Abstract Intercollegiate Athletics is a part of the Division of Student Services. Responsibilities include campus recreation including intermural sports programs. Records contain schedules, programs, flyers, memos and correspondence, agendas and minutes, policy and procedure manuals, accreditation self-study guides, program records, championship records, and files related to Intercollegiate Athletics fundraising and other activities.

Student Services student organization files

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Identifier: GV028-02
Abstract Division of Student Services provides programs, services, and environments that enhance the personal, social, and intellectual growth of undergraduate and graduate students at the University. Student Life is responsible for managing the activities of student organizations. Student organization files are created by the office of Student Life to register and manage the activities of student organizations. Organizations focus on the range of student interests and include social, political, student...

Teachers in Industry program files

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Identifier: GV031-01
Abstract The Regional Math and Science Center (RMSC) serves students, teachers, parents, school districts, business and industry and other organizations interested and involved in mathematics and science education. Includes program files of the Teachers in Industry program.

Thomas Jefferson College program and administrative files

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Identifier: GV017-01
Scope and Contents Collection contains program files, administrative files, faculty meeting minutes, curriculum materials, schedules and calendars of Thomas Jefferson College.

University Assessment Committee files

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Identifier: GV024-01
Abstract University Assessment Committee's (UAC) primary responsibilities are to oversee and support the process of assessing units (including assessing student learning outcomes). It does so by reviewing assessment plans, progress reports, and self-studies for all academic majors, academic units, and service units. Files include assessment plans, progress reports, and self-studies submitted to the committee for review, and comments and recommendations of the committee. Files were transferred from a...

University Club files

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Identifier: GV033-01
Abstract The University Club was established in 1963 for the purpose of offering social, informational, and enrichment activities for its members, families and special friends. Membership is open to active and retired faculty and staff of the University, to immediate family members, and to persons who have been significant supporters of the University or the club. Activities include a wide range of programs for members and their families. University Club members have automatic membership in the...

University Curriculum Committee files

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Identifier: GV020-01
Abstract The University Curriculum Committee (UCC) is ultimately responsible for curricular matters at the university. All curricular proposals go through several levels of review that may include the unit, IT, University Libraries, the appropriate College Curriculum Committee (CCC), the appropriate Dean, the General Education Committee, Graduate Council, UCC, Faculty Salary and Budget Committee (FSBC), Executive Committee of the Senate (ECS), University Academic Senate (UAS), and the Provost. Files...

University media files

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Identifier: GV012-02
Abstract University Communications, a unit of the University Relations Division, provides services to tell the Grand Valley story to audiences within the university and those reached through the mass media. University Communications manages duties formerly handled by News & Information Services, Public Relations, and Media Relations, and shares responsibilities of promoting Grand Valley with Institutional Marketing, another division of University Relations. Includes newspaper clippings of people,...

University press releases

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Identifier: GV012-05
Abstract University Communications, a unit of the University Relations Division, provides services to tell the Grand Valley story to audiences within the university and those reached through the mass media. University Communications manages duties formerly handled by News & Information Services, Public Relations, and Media Relations, and shares responsibilities of promoting Grand Valley with Institutional Marketing, another division of University Relations. Collection consists of news releases sent...

University Registrar enrollment reports

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Identifier: GV025-03
Abstract The Registrar’s Office is responsible for keeping and maintaining the records of enrollment and academic standing for the university. The Office encompasses the admissions processing, records, degree auditing and registration units. It provides academic records services to students, faculty, and alumni, such as providing official transcripts and answering questions pertaining to enrollment and course registration. Reports generated each semester compare the most recent three years enrollment...

University vita files

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Identifier: GV012-03
Abstract University Communications, a unit of the University Relations Division, provides services to tell the Grand Valley story to audiences within the university and those reached through the mass media. University Communications manages duties formerly handled by News & Information Services, Public Relations, and Media Relations, and shares responsibilities of promoting Grand Valley with Institutional Marketing, another division of University Relations. Information files on faculty, staff,...

Urban and Environmental Studies Institute program files and reports

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Identifier: GV015-01
Collection Description Program files and reports of the Environmental Studies Institute, Urban Studies Institute, and the combined Urban and Environmental Studies Institute cover the larger Kent County and Grand Rapids Michigan area. Reports subjects include economic and social conditions , urban transportation, police community relations, drug treatment, energy conservation, ecological surveys in the Mill Creek Basin, waste treatment, refuse and refuse disposal, and pollution.

William James College program and administrative records

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Identifier: GV016-01
Collection Description Program and administrative files, meeting minutes, and faculty workshops.

Women's Club activity files

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Identifier: GV085-01
Abstract The Grand Valley Women's Club was an informal organization established to serve the interests of women in the Grand Valley community. The wife of the President, Nancy Lubbers, was the honorary President of the club. The goals of the group were to foster community, provide social opportunities, assist newcomers in becoming established, and sponser a student scholarship.The files document the activities of the club and its membership. They include programs for 1974, 1975, and 1976, schedules of...