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West Georgia College Advisory Council records

Identifier: UA-0002-12

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains meeting agenda, memoranda, minutes, newspaper clippings, proposals, reports, and recommendations. The main function of the Advisory Council was to be an advisory body to the President on all administrative policies of the College, and a means of communication with faculty and student representatives. Topics discussed at length, among others, included: the development of a form of faculty governance, which, once enacted, led to the dissolution of the Advisory Council; approval of new academic degree programs; compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; and the beginning of social clubs (fraternities and sororities) on campus.


  • 1965 - 1973


Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users.

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws. Rights held by the University of West Georgia.

Biographical/Historical note

The Advisory Council was an advisory body to the President on all administrative policies of the College. It was composed of voting administrators, faculty members, and students, with the President of the College as the presiding officer. The three standing committees of the Council were the Curriculum Committee, the Development Projects Committee, and the Research Administration Committee. The Council provided a means of communication with faculty and student representatives on a variety of matters. The Council was dissolved at the close of its final meeting on May 28, 1973, when the new Faculty Senate took up all of the Council’s functions.


0.42 Linear feet (1 box)




Records of the Advisory Council which advised the President on all administrative policies of West Georgia College.

Arrangement note

Records were placed in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Transferred at some unknown point of time prior to 2007.

Guide to the West Georgia College Advisory Council records, 1965 - 1973 UA-0002-12
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Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States