Administrative Correspondence File, 1979-1993 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 7/16/1
Acquired: May 1999
Volume: 9.0 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard||1-9|
Description: Administrative Correspondence File of the Research Services Office, including correspondence, memoranda, and minutes, relating to the activities of the office including overseeing and maintaining the Illinois Researcher Information System (a database of external funding sources for research used by universities--including the University of Illinois--and other organizations across the U.S.); acting as campus liaison to the Illinois Resource Network (a statewide database of faculty and their areas of expertise); disseminating information about outside funding opportunities for research to faculty across the campus through both print and electronic media; providing grant-writing workshops to faculty; and maintaining a library for research into external funding sources for research. Also included is correspondence and minutes pertaining to the director's other duties as an assistant vice chancellor of research, to RSO staff involvement in professional organizations (National Council of University Research Administrators and the Society of Research Administrators), and to the director's involvement as a member (1989-1993?) of the Campus Committee for Network Planning.