Subject File, 1934-1949
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Brief Description:

Correspondence, reports and working papers of President Arthur C. Willard, relating to the airport and aviation medicine (1943-45); Booz, Fry, Allen and Hamilton report (1941-43); building program (1934-42); 75th anniversary convocation (1943); F.E.R.A. (1934-35); complimentary football tickets to legislators and distinguished individuals (1937-45); survey and rating of graduate schools (1934-44); grand jury investigation of vice in Champaign (1936-39); Conference on Higher Education in Illinois (1937-38); Illini Union; Chicago Professional Colleges; National Youth Administration (1939-41); war program at the University (1942); Ivan Wright Case (1938-40) and related topics.

The series also includes material relating to the General Advisory Committee (1941-47) and Citizens Committee (1947-49).

Held at:
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: 2/9/5
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Office of the University President
Volume: 10.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 1964, 1965 & 8/18/67
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/0209005.pdf
Arrangement: Alphabetically by subject
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
Airport
American Council on Education
Booz, Allen, Hamilton and Fry
Citizens Advisory Committee
Football Tickets
Medical Education
Military Training
Public Relations
Reserve Officers Training Corps
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]