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Academic Senate records (University of California, Irvine)
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This collection comprises minutes and supplementary material, agendas, and administrative files of the Academic Senate. The administrative files include minutes and correspondence predating the establishment of the Irvine Division of the Academic Senate (1963-1966), bylaws, membership lists, and material pertaining to standing and special committees, including minutes and agendas of the Executive Committee and Graduate Council.
The Irvine Division of the Academic Senate, established December 1, 1965, is the faculty governing body of the University of California, Irvine. The UC-wide Academic Senate is empowered by UC's governing body, the Board of Regents, to exercise direct control, subject to the board's approval, over academic matters of central importance to the University. These include matters of educational policy and approval of programs, courses, and grades. The UC Academic Council acts as the executive arm to carry Senate business forward to the President and the Board of Regents.
79.5 Linear Feet (85 boxes) and 4.75 unprocessed Linear Feet
Property rights reside with the University of California. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.
Processed components of the collection are open for research. Unprocessed additions may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access. Access to files covered by California personnel records legislation is restricted for 50 years from the latest date of the materials in those files. Special Collections and Archives policy places access restrictions on material with privacy issues for a specific time period from its date of creation. Restrictions are noted at the file level.