Vice President for Academic Affairs records
Scope and Contents
Materials in this collection include budgets, correspondence, accreditation materials, reports, meeting minutes, personnel files, academic dishonesty reports, videotapes, recruitment plans, handbooks, and brochures. They range in date from 1894 to 2010, and were transferred to the University Archives by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Restrictions on Access
This collection is not fully processed and contains restriced material. Staff should review contents of requested boxes prior to patron use, and pull or redact confidential/restricted material. The series impacted are as follows: Series 1, 3-10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22-29, 31, 33-39, 41, 44, 46, 50 (for this series the salary data is permanently restricted),52, 54(The department chair manuals are open), 55, 57, 58, 59, 61, 65, 67 are closed to research for 50 years from date of record creation. Series 11, 20 and 66 are closed for 75 years from date of record creation. Beyond being closed to research for 50 years, series 67 contains student records restricted by FERPA which must remain closed during the lifetime of the student.
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Historical or Biographical Note
The Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (EVPAA) acts for the President in the latter's absence and is the principal academic officer under the President of The George Washington University, with administrative oversight of the Schools and other academic divisions, including the Virginia Campus. In 2003, the Vice President for Academic Affairs changed its name to EVPAA.
The Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs overseas the deans of the following schools: Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Elliott School of International Affairs, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Business, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Law School, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Heath and Health Sciences, College of Professional Studies, as well as the University Librarian and Dean of the Virginia Campus.
Other units reporting to the Vice President include the offices of Academic Planning and Special Projects; Research and Graduate Studies; Academic Development and Continuing Education; Institutional Research; Fellowships and Graduate Student Support; Graduate Enrollment Support Services; Summer, Special, and International Programs; the Academic Editor; the University Honors Program; University Teaching Center; the Academic Integrity Office; the Dimock Gallery; and the Department of Naval Science.
The Vice President is responsible for educational policies in the areas of admissions, curriculum, research, libraries, academic computing, instructional television, distance learning, and faculty personnel administration and is the corporate officer to approve faculty appointments and ensure that such appointments conform with provisions of the Faulty Code.
Since 1980, Roderick French and Donald Lehman have made significant contributions to the Office and its organization. Under their watch the 700 series of courses began, as well as the University Honors Program, and a number of lecture series and symposiums took place. The office publishes the Faculty Handbook.
N.B. This history note was written in 2005
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Language of Materials
Materials in this collection include budgets, correspondence, accreditation materials, reports, meeting minutes, personnel files, academic dishonesty reports, videotapes, recruitment plans, handbooks, and brochures. They range in date from 1894 to 2010.
Organized into 67 series: thirty-eight series of Departmental files, three series of Personnel records, five series of George Washington University television and video tapes, four series of Office files, and two series for the Divisions of Experimental Programs files. The following have just one series each: Universiyt Honors Program records, Academic dishonesty lawsuites, Budget files, Correspondence of Roderick S. French, War College collection, Theses, Board of Trustees committee reports, Student Association records, National Indian Policy Center, Faculty handbooks and codes, Video tapes, College of General Studies brochures, Dissertations, Honors Convocation programs, Vice President for Academic Planning and Special Projects, and Medal, plates.
These records were transferred to the University Archives by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
- Distance education Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Education -- Curricula Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- French, Roderick S., Dr.
- George Washington University
- Instructional television programs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lehman, Donald Richard
- Libraries Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personnel management Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Research Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Trachtenberg, Stephen Joel
- Washington (D.C.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Vice President for Academic Affairs records, 1894-2010
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English