Chancellor's Office Subject File, 1967-86
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Brief Description: Subject file of Chancellor's Office, including reports, memoranda, policy statements, minutes, publications, programs and correspondence received from or sent to the President, Trustees, administrators, deans, faculty, students and the public regarding admissions and enrollment, Allerton Park, the Assembly Hall, Athletic Association, business affairs, and University's Centennial (1967-68), Clabaugh Act, commencement, copyrights and patent's, Daily Illini, data processing, the George A. Miller Lecture Committee, fees and tuition, relations with the federal , state and local governments (Chicago & Urbana-Champaign), financial aid, foreign students, fund drives, grants, housing, health service, human rights and equal opportunity, international programs, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Illini Union, student demonstrations and moratoria, rumor control center, sabbatical leaves, the Urbana-Champaign senate, SEOP Project "500", traffic and parking, travel policy visitation, the academic departments and educational organizations including AAUP, AAUW, ACE, Council of Ten, MUCIA, National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, and Illinois Board of Higher Education. 1972-74 files include material dealing with academic credit for religious foundation courses; planning, construction, and dedication of the Levis Faculty Center; the revised Code on Student Affairs; Department of Accountancy Administrative problems, Graduate College and women's athletics. 1975-76 files include material dealing with the Council on Program Evaluation (COPE) and copies of Directives to Deans, Directors, and Department Heads from the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellors (1967-79). 1982-83 files include material on the Liberty Bowl; restrictions imposed on writers at the Daily Illini; Third Annual Black Women's Conference at Levi Faculty Center, creation of radio station WMBL. The 1983-84 file includes material relating to the Athletic Association and David Wilson; Chicago Campus consolidation and reorganization of the medical campus, Ad-Hoc Committee on the Future of International Programs; and COPE reports for Colleges of Agriculture, Education, LAS, and Law, and the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations.
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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]
Record Series Number: 24/1/1
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Office of the Chancellor
Volume: 334.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/24/81; 5/11/83; 6/25/87; 6/24/96;9/7/99; 3/8/05; 11/06
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Arrangement: chronological, by type of material and alphabetical thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Office of the Chancellor :

On June 15, 1966 the Board of Trustees established the Office of Chancellor for the Champaign-Urbana campus.1 The Chancellor is appointed by the Board of Trustees following nomination by the President. The Chancellor performs those duties that are assigned to him by the President and that are consistent with the Statutes of the University and the actions of the Board of Trustees. The Chancellor is assisted by vice-chancellors for academic affairs, administrative affairs, campus affairs, and research.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellors:

Jack Peltason, September 1, 1967- August 20, 1977

Morton W. Weir (acting), August 2-December 31, 1977

William P. Gerberding, January. 1, 1978-June 30, 1979

John E. Cribbet (acting), July 1-December 11, 1979

John E. Cribbet, December 12, 1979-August 20, 1984

Thomas E. Everhart, August 21, 1984-August 20, 1987

Morton W. Weir (acting), August 21, 1987-April 13, 1988

Morton W. Weir, April 14, 1988-June 30, 1993

Michael Aiken, July 1, 1993-August 20, 2001

Nancy Cantor, August 21, 2001-July, 2004

Richard Herman (acting), July, 2004-October 26, 2009

Robert Easter (acting), November 12, 2009-

The Office of Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, established April 19, 1967, is aided by an Associate Vice-Chancellor and Director of the Office of Planning and Evaluation.2

Responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for Campus Affairs, effective October 1, 1972, are the divisions of housing, parking and transportation, telecommunications, the Illini Union, and the Assembly Hall. 3

On October 1, 1972, the Division of Operations and Maintenance came under the authority of the Vice-Chancellor for Administrative Affairs.

The Office of Vice-Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate College grew out of the Office of Associate Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development, formerly under the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs.4

1.�?�  Board of Trustees Transactions, 53rd Report, June 15, 1966, p. 1193.

2.�?�  Board of Trustees Transactions, 54th Report, April 19, 1967, p. 481.

3.�?�  Board of Trustees Transactions, 55th Report, October 15, 1969, p. 665.

4.�?�  Office of the Chancellor. Campus Report 6, no. 1 (October, 1972): 1.

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Subject Index
Accountancy Department
Allerton Park
American Council on Education
Assembly Hall
Athletic Association
Center for Institutional Cooperation
Clabaugh Act
Continuing Education and Public Service
Council on Program Evaluation (COPE)
Data Processing
Equal Opportunity
Faculty Senate
Financial Aid
Graduate College
Health Services
Housing, Student
Human Relations
Illini Union
Illinois State Board of Higher Education
International Programs
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Levis Faculty Center
Midwest Universities Consortium International Activities Mucia
Miller Lectures
National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges
Religious Education
Sabbatical Leave
Special Educational Opportunities Program
Student Demonstrations
Student Regulations
University Senate
Women's Athletics
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]