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President's Office records, General files

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0002-18

Scope and Contents

President’s Office records, General files contain administrative documents and items pertaining to West Georgia College, the State University of West Georgia, and the University of West Georgia that were created by the president's office. The bulk of items were created during Dr. Sethna's presidency, but some items from Dr. Townsend's and Dr. Marrero's tenure are included as well. This collection includes annual reports, architectural plans, audit documents, banners, budget documents, construction plans, general topic files, institutional research, legal files, master plans, memoranda, official correspondence, political files, presentations, printed emails, progress reports, university system files, and yearly presidential and college reports. Subjects covered include institutional research and planning, state political figures, court cases and grievances, master plans, internal audits, buildings and dormitories on campus, university system files (Board of Regents, specific chancellors, enrollment reports, fiscal affairs, etc.) and project briefings and floorplans for construction and renovation on campus.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1985-2018
  • 1976-2019

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users; no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights held by the University of West Georgia.

Biographical / Historical

The bulk of materials in this collection were generated during Dr. Beheruz Sethna’s tenure as university president (1994-2013), but also reflect some of the work dated to Dr. Maurice K. Townsend’s (1975-1994) and Dr. Kyle Marrero’s (2013-2019) presidencies. The president’s division is made up of seven departments: Government and External Relations, Internal Audit, Legal Affairs, Ombuds, Public Service and Outreach, University Athletics, and University Police. The files in this collection relate primarily to the first three departments, with the addition of campus buildings.

Extent

13.88 Linear Feet (12 boxes, 1 flat box, 1 OV folder, 1 tube)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains documents collected by the President’s Office at the University of West Georgia. The bulk of the collected documents span 1985-2018 and cover the UWG presidencies of Dr. Maurice Townsend, Dr. Beheruz Sethna, and Dr. Kyle Marrero. Materials include information related to institutional research and planning, files on state political figures, court cases and grievances, master plans, internal audits, buildings and dormitories on campus, university system files (Board of Regents, specific chancellors, enrollment reports, fiscal affairs, etc.) and briefings and floorplans for renovation and construction projects on campus.

Arrangement

Original order was maintained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were transferred from the President’s Office on February 13, 2020.

Processing Information

Processed by Michael Camp in 2020 and Lalah Manly in 2021.
Title
Guide to the President’s Office Records, General Files
Status
Completed
Author
Lalah Manly
Date
2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

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