Galesburg Admission Survey, 1949
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Brief Description: A survey of 1800 former students of the Galesburg Division of the University of Illinois as of September 1948 made by the Galesburg Office of Admissions and Records as a study of the composition of the student body and for further study by the Committee on Admissions from Secondary Schools. Showing students' name, registration date, home address, sex and age at entrance; admission conditions; scholastic attainment; conditioning factors affecting scholastic attainment; activity after leaving Galesburg Division and remarks. Statistical data gives number and percentages of groups (residents/non-residents, veterans/non-veterans), geographic distributions, admission conditions, scholastic attainment, dropped cases, transfer cases and activity after leaving Galesburg Division.
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: 25/4/15
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. School and University Articulation Program
Volume: 0.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/13/1971
Arrangement: Alphabetical
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. School and University Articulation Program :

In 1876, the Trustees authorized the faculty to accredit high schools.1 In 1896, the position of High School Visitor was created to inspect high schools and recommend them for accrediting.2 In 1905, the first High School Conferences were held at the University.3 Both the Conferences and the Office of Visitor continued until 1947.4 In September 1956, the Office of Admissions and Records, in cooperation with colleges and departments on the three campuses, launched an intensive program of high school and University relations to improve articulation through conferences of teachers, principals and University officials and College Nights for high school students.5 Lowell B. Fisher became the Coordinator of the Division of School and University Articulation of the Office of Admissions and Records.6 In 1956, the President of the University, in cooperation with the President of the Illinois Secondary School Principals Association, appointed a INT Committee on School and University Relations.7 In 1958, the program was extended to include junior college-University relations.8 In 1966-67, Fisher's title was changed to University Coordinator of School-College relations.9 In 1968, the University INT Committee on School, Junior College, and University Relations was established.10 In 1968, a University Office of School and College Relations with a Director and Coordinator for the three campuses in the School and University Articulation Program.11 On September 1, 1970, a new position concerned with junior college-University transfer students was created in the Office of Admissions and Records.12

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 8th Report, September 30, 1876, pp. 71-72.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 18th Report, June 9, 1896, p. 251.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 23rd Report, September 27, 1904, p. 5.

4. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, June 27, 1946, p. 1221; 44th Report, May 22, 1948, pp. 1097-99.

5. Office of Admissions and Records, Urbana, Annual Report for June 1, 1956-May 31, 1957, pp. 1 & 5; Annual Report for June 1, 1957-May 31, 1958, p. 1.

6. Board of Trustees Transactions, 49th Report, July 16, 1957, p. 562; Staff Directory, 1956-57, p. 104.

7. Office of Admissions and Records, Urbana, Annual Report for June 1, 1956-May 31, 1957, p. 4.

8. Office of Admissions and Records, Urbana, Annual Report for June 1, 1957-May 31, 1958, p. 8.

9. Staff Directory, 1966-67, p. 160.

10. Record Group 39/1/10, Box 4, July 11, 1968 press release on Illinois INT Committee on School, Junior College and University Relations.

11. Board of Trustees Transactions, 54th Report, May 15, 1968, pp. 1021-1-22; Staff Directory, 1968-69, pp. 190, 334.

12. Office of Admissions and Records, Urbana, Annual Report for June 1, 1970-May 31, 1971, p. 3.

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