Documents and Issuances, 1867-
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Brief Description:

Printed documents and issuances of the President's Office, including summaries of budgets, statements about and justifications for the budget as public appeals, newspaper and editorial comment on budgets; programs and proceedings of president's conferences and meetings' catalogs of university exhibitions; form letters to faculty and staff; form letters and issuances to the public, alumni and parents' reports by the presidents on the University (Peabody, Willard, Stoddard, Henry), military affairs (Willard), air transportation (Willard), Krebiozin (Stoddard); reports to the president on educational policy, athletics, building needs, departmental administration, student union, patents, salaries, leaves of absence, medical and dental colleges, university radio station, student affairs, National Academy of Sciences, Research Hospitals, Mid-west Deposit Library, airport, landscape planning, social administration, mortuary education, group insurance and visits of non-university organizations.

The subject headings are: 1)Budgets - statements and justifications with editorial comment, 2) Conferences and Meetings, 3) Exhibitions, 4) Letters and Announcements to Faculty and Students, 5) Form letters and Issuances to Public, 6) President's Reports, 7) Reports to the President, and 8) Organizational Visits.

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University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 2/0/805
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Office of the University President
Volume: 1.6 cubic feet
Acquired: September 1963
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/0200005.pdf
Arrangement: Alphabetically by subject & chronologically thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Office of the University President :

The President is the principal administrative officer of the University and a member of the faculty of each college, school, institute and division.1 The original charter designated the chief executive officer of the university as regent but this title was changed to President in 1894.2 The President is elected by the Board of Trustees and is responsible to them for the operation of the university.3 The President prepares budgets for presentation to the board, recommends persons to the Board for appointment to University positions, and is responsible for the enforcement of the rules and regulations of the University.4 On recommendation of the appropriate Senate and by authority of the Trustees, the President issues diplomas conferring degrees.5

This unit covers:

2/0 Reports of the President

2/1 John M. Gregory, April 1, 1867 - June 9, 1880 (Effective September 1,1880)

2/2 Selim H. Peabody, July 27, 1880 (Pro tempore) March 9, 1881 - June 10, 1891 (Effective September 1, 1891)

2/3 Thomas J. Burrill, August 7, 1891 - 1894 (Acting) April 1, 1904 - August 26, 1904 (Acting)

2/4 Andrew S. Draper, April 13, 1894 (Took office August 1, 1894) - April 1, 1904

2/5 Edmund J. James, August 26, 1904 - March 3, 1920 (Effective September 1, 1920)

2/6 David Kinley, September 1, 1920 - July 1, 1930

2/7 Harry W. Chase, July 5, 1930 - January 25, 1933 (Effective July 10, 1933)

2/8 Arthur H. Daniels, July 11, 1933 - June 30, 1934 (Acting)

2/9 Arthur C. Willard, July 1, 1934 - June 30, 1946

2/10 George D. Stoddard, July 1, 1946 - August 31, 1953

2/11 Lloyd Morey, September 1, 1953 (Acting) February 1, 1954 - August 31, 1955

2/12 David D. Henry, September 1, 1955 - August 31, 1971

2/13 John E. Corbally, Jr., September 1, 1971 - August 31, 1979

2/14 Stanley O. Ikenberry, September 1, 1979 ?

1. University of Illinois Statutes, July 18, 1979, Section 2, p. 3.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 17th Report, August 1, 1894, p. 269.

3. University of Illinois Statutes, July 18, 1979, Section 2, p. 3.

4. Ibid.

5. Ibid., p. 3-4

Subject Index
Budget
Presidents, University
Public Relations
Languages of Materials
English [eng]