These records comprise minutes and supplementary material, agendas, and administrative files of the Academic Senate. The administrative
files include minutes and correspondence predating the establishment of the Irvine Division of the Academic Senate (1963-1966),
bylaws, membership lists, and material pertaining to standing and special committees, including minutes and agendas of the
Executive Committee and Graduate Council.
The Irvine Division of the Academic Senate, established December 1, 1965, is the faculty governing body of the University
of California, Irvine. The UC-wide Academic Senate is empowered by UC's governing body, the Board of Regents, to exercise
direct control, subject to the board's approval, over academic matters of central importance to the University. These include
matters of educational policy and approval of programs, courses, and grades. The UC Academic Council acts as the executive
arm to carry Senate business forward to the President and the Board of Regents.
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Property rights reside with the University of California. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the UC Regents do not hold
Collection is open for research. Access to files covered by California personnel records legislation is restricted for 50
years from the latest date of the materials in those files. Special Collections and Archives policy places access restrictions
on material with privacy issues for a specific time period from its date of creation. Restrictions are noted at the file level.