Disciplinary Hearings Transcripts and Reports, 1970-1974
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Brief Description:

Transcripts, exhibits and reports of hearings held by Albert Jenner, A.J. Rudasill and Harold A. Baker acting as Hearing Officers of the Senate Committee on Student Discipline regarding charges against students arising from disturbances on the Champaign-Urbana campus. The transcripts contain testimony of witnesses and cross, redirect and recross examinations by respondents or their counsels. Exhibits include affidavits, photos, statements of university policy on demonstrations and correspondence relevant to the disturbances on April 21, 1970 and May 6-8, 1970. The reports contain conclusions reached as to the disturbances resulting from demonstrations against General Electric and a cancellation of a speech by William Kunstler on March 2, 1970, against ROTC and the Armory Center and Central Warehouse on May 6-8, 1970, and against Marine recruiting at the Illini Union on May 6, 1971.

The series includes copies of motions filed, photographs of students and crowds, statements of witnesses, building plans, rocks and exhibits submitted to the hearing officers for the March 2, 1970 and May 6, 1971 disturbances.

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: 37/4/10
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Office of Campus Security
Volume: 7.2 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/4/71; 6/9/81; 6/10/02
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/3704010.pdf
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Office of Campus Security :

In 1937, the Faculty Senate approved a Code on Student Affairs, which stated that the Committee on Student Affairs would handle discipline.1 Faculty chairmen carried this responsibility until 1948 when the Office of Security was established.2 Working under authority of the Dean of Students Office, it was the duty of the agency "to help students in their relationships with disciplinary agencies within the University and law enforcement agencies outside the University. Members of the office staff interpret University regulations for students and refer them to appropriate agencies for advice and aid."3

On March 9, 1897, the Board of Trustees authorized employment of a policeman.4

1. Student Code 1937, p. 1.

2. Budget fist appears in Board of Trustees Transactions, 45th Report, July 28, 1949, pp. 549, 739.

3. Illini Guidelines, 1968-69, p. 39.

4. Board of Trustees Transactions, 19th Report, March 9, 1897, p. 89.

Subject Index
Military Training
Reserve Officers Training Corps
Student Demonstrations
Student Discipline
Student Riots
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Languages of Materials
English [eng]