Subject files maintained by Administrative Records, including records from the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the
Associate Vice-Chancellor for Business Affairs, as well as selected materials from the offices of the Vice-Chancellor for
Administration and the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Included are incoming letters and copies of outgoing correspondence.
Subjects include all aspects of the administration of UCSD, including building of the campus, development of academic programs,
departmental affairs, faculty affairs, current events effecting the campus, student activities, relations with the surrounding
communities, and committees at the systemwide and campus levels. Materials are arranged following the numbered filing system
established by Administrative Records.
The Chancellor acts as head of administration and has general authority over the campus. He is responsible for setting up
the administrative structure and insuring that the various units function properly. He has specific delegated authority to
sign employment contracts of faculty and staff and to represent the University in public forums.