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Guide to the Stanford University, Academic Council, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0193
    Creator: Stanford University. Academic Council.
    Title: Stanford University, Academic Council, records
    Dates: 1891-2001
    Physical Description: 101 Linear feet
    Summary: These records were generated by the Academic Council, the Academic Senate, the Academic Secretary, and various committees and task forces. They include minutes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, election records, agendas and supporting documents, rosters, memorial resolutions on deceased members, and audiotapes of meetings. The collection also includes minutes from faculty meetings prior to the creation of the Academic Council, 1891-1904. Some of the issues addressed by the committees include admissions, academic freedom, athletics, undergraduate education, foreign studies programs, graduate studies, public health, education and employment of women in the University, student government, and student political activities.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    These records have been transferred in several different accessions from 1978 to the present.

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Stanford University, Academic Council, Records (SC0193). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The Academic Council was organized by the Stanford University faculty in 1904 and currently consists of members of the Professoriate and certain officers of the academic administration as specified by the Articles of Organization. The Council holds one regularly scheduled meeting annually. The Advisory Board of the Academic Council is composed of seven members of the rank of Professor and addresses issues of appointments, promotions, dismissals, creation of new departments, and other policy matters as presented to it by the University President.
    In 1968 the Academic Council created the Senate of the Academic Council, composed of representatives elected from the Council. The Senate meets monthly from October through June and is responsible for carrying out the functions of the Council. The Academic Secretary is responsible for communicating the decisions and actions of the Senate to every member of the Council.

    Description of the Collection

    These records were generated by the Academic Council, the Academic Senate, the Academic Secretary, and various committees and task forces. They include minutes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, election records, agendas and supporting documents, rosters, memorial resolutions on deceased members, and audiotapes of meetings. The collection also includes minutes from faculty meetings prior to the creation of the Academic Council, 1891-1904. Some of the issues addressed by the committees include admissions, academic freedom, athletics, undergraduate education, foreign studies programs, graduate studies, public health, education and employment of women in the University, student government, and student political activities.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University--Administration.
    Stanford University--Curricula.
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Stanford University. Academic Council.
    Stanford University. Academic Secretary.
    Stanford University. Senate of the Academic Council.
    Stanford University
    Universities and colleges--Faculty.
    Women --Education (Higher)