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Archives/1. Administrative

 Record Group Term
Identifier: Archives/1

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

Office of the Provost records

 Collection
Identifier: A022
Overview The provost of Northeastern University is the chief academic officer of the university and reports to the president. The provost provides leadership for all curricular, instructional, and faculty development matters and governs the budgeting, administering, evaluating, and planning of the academic aspects of university life. Created in 1948, the Office of the Provost has expanded with the university's size and adapted to its evolving academic priorities. Over the years the office has grown to...
Dates: 1937-2014

Office of the Registrar records

 Collection
Identifier: A089
Overview Prior to 1960, Northeastern University was divided into separate schools, each with its own Office of the Registrar. In 1960, the Office of the Registrar of the Basic Colleges introduced a data processing system and began to look at the possibility of bringing together all of the registrars. Merging of these individual offices began in 1963 with Lincoln College and continued through the 1960s with the addition of four new basic colleges between 1960 and 1966. By 1978 all sections of...
Dates: 1920-2000 (bulk 1950-1975)

Office of University Administration records

 Collection
Identifier: A034
Overview Northeastern University (NU) President Asa S. Knowles created the Office of University Administration in 1960 by merging the Office of Academic Affairs and Dean of Administration in order to manage the growth NU experienced throughout the 1950s. Kenneth G. Ryder, whom Knowles had appointed Dean of Administration two years earlier, headed the new office. University Administration managed academic and administrative support services, including research, admissions, the registrar, and libraries....
Dates: 1951-1989

Office of University Advancement records

 Unprocessed — Box 1: [39358015476887]
Identifier: Z09-041

Office of University Development records

 Collection
Identifier: A010
Overview Asa S. Knowles, Northeastern University's (NU) third president, created the Office of University Development (OUD) in 1959 to increase NU's resources through fundraising activities and campaigns. These activities include Planned Giving, which encourages bequests, annuities, trusts, and life income agreements; Corporation and Foundations, which promotes capital gifts and grants from corporations, foundations, and other organizations; Alumni and Friends, which manages donations from former...
Dates: 1920-2001

Office of University Photography slides

 Collection
Identifier: A011
Overview This collection contains nine slide shows and accompanying audio cassettes developed for the Office of Admissions, Alumni Relations, Northeastern Corporation meetings, Founders Day, and National Council meetings.
Dates: 1982-1988

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society records

 Collection
Identifier: A043
Overview Northeastern University was granted a charter for the national honor society Phi Kappa Phi in 1963. Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi recognizes scholarship in all areas of academic endeavor. The Northeastern chapter was established as part of the effort to strengthen the College of Liberal Arts. The society co-sponsored with NU's Council on Research and Scholarship the first Scholarship Day held on May 11, 1978, during which regular classes were replaced with special colloquiums addressing...
Dates: 1962-1996

Reserve Officers' Training Corps records

 Collection
Identifier: A038
Overview Northeastern University's (NU) Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) division was formed in January 1951 with two units, the Corps of Engineers and the Signal Corps. ROTC trained young men (and later young women) to become officers in the United States Army by providing both academic instruction and physical training. ROTC enrolled 886 men in its inaugural year, and by the end of the decade, membership had reached 2,800. By the early 1960s, the NU ROTC program had become the largest in the...
Dates: 1949-1981 (bulk 1951-1969)

Rho Chi Honor Society (Beta Tau Chapter) records

 Unprocessed — Box 1: [39358015478610]
Identifier: Z11-036

School of Commerce and Finance records

 Collection
Identifier: A041
Overview In 1896 the Evening Institute of the Boston YMCA was established to provide night classes for men working during the day.  Courses in business and finance were offered beginning in 1907, and in 1910 the School of Commerce and Finance of the Boston YMCA was officially incorporated.  In the following year, the school was accorded degree-granting privileges.  In 1916 Northeastern College was created to oversee the activities of the many separate schools.  Thereafter, the business department of the...
Dates: 1910-1927 (bulk 1911-1924)