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INVENTORY OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR'S OFFICE COLLECTION, 1954 - [ongoing]
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Description
Chancellor's Office Collection consists of the administrative records of the Chancellor's of the California State University System. The Chancellor is the administrative head of the system reporting to the Board of Trustees. This collections consists of the records mostly of Chancellor Glenn Dumke (1962-1982) but also the records of Chancellor Buell Gallagher (1961-1962), Ann Reynolds (1982-1989), acting Chancellor Ellis McCune (1990-1991, Barry Munitz (1991-1998), and Charles Reed (1998-present). Collection includes correspondence, reports, memoranda, Chancellor's speeches and other materials. Subjects include the formation of the CSU System, academic governance, academic senate, 1960s campus unrest, legislation, campus controversies and many other education related topics.
Background
The California State University System, formally established in 1960 by the Donahoe Higher Education Act. It is the nation's largest university system, with 23 campuses and seven off-campus centers, more than 400,000 students and 42,000 faculty and staff. The CSU is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California (the others are the University of California and the California Community College System). Since 1961 more than 2 million alumni have received a bachelor's, master's, and doctoral (Ph.D. and Ed.D) degrees from the university system. It offers more than 1,800 degree programs in some 240-subject areas.
Extent
19 boxes 19 linear ft
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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