Correspondence, 1904-1931
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Brief Description: Correspondence and committee reports between the secretary of the Council of Administration (David Kinley, 1904-06, Edgar Townsend, 1906-13, Kendric C. Babcock, 1913-15, and Thomas A. Clark, 1915-31) and deans, faculty, parents, and students concerning council functions, student academic problems, cheating, dismissals, admissions, registration, grades, honors, student organizations, student loans, women's residence rules and social and athletic activities. The series includes letters sent by Clark (1912-31) relating to dismissals, honor system, grading, discipline, the Illinois Union, fraternity rushing and Theta Nu Epsilon and committee reports.
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]
Record Series Number: 3/1/2
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Council
Volume: 6.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/63; 4/30/65; 1/5&15/76
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Arrangement: Chronological and alphabetical by correspondent thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Council :

<p class='main'>The University Council consisted of the President; the Provost; the Comptroller; the Chancellors in charge of the Medical Center, Chicago Circle and Urbana-Champaign campuses; the deans and directors of independently organized schools, divisions and institutes; officers who report directly to the President and five members chosen by the University Senates.  It acted as adviser to the President and made general budgetary recommendations to him. The Council may elect a Consultative Committee to advise the President.  The University Council, successor of the University Council on Administration, served as a consultative, advisory and decision-making body on a University-wide basis.  At their meeting of June 11, 1969, the members of the Council unanimously recommended that the Council be dissolved.  On July 23, 1969, the Board of Trustees approved the recommendation.</p>

<p class='main'>This unit covers:</p>


  <LI>Consultative Committee: From 1950 to 1965, the Committee was known as the Executive Committee.</LI>

<LI>Academic Advisory Council</LI>


Subject Index
Dismissal of Students
Financial Aid
Honor Systems
Illinois Union
Probation, Academic
Student Discipline
Student Loans
Theta Nu Epsilon
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]