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Guide to the Special Assistant to the President Records, 1975-1988

Abstract

The Special Assistant to the President was responsible for ensuring University compliance with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action legislation.

Materials in the collection include administrative records, correspondence, financial and statistical reports, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and other materials primarily documenting Office of Civil Rights (OCR) compliance and complaints associated with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, compliance with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), and fair hiring practices for faculty. Dates of the materials range from 1975 to 1988, but a majority of the materials range from 1978-1981.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. Office of the President. Special Assistant to the President.
Title
Special Assistant to the President records 1975-1988
Language of Material
English
Extent
3.0 Linear Feet, 3,000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Materials in the collection include administrative records, correspondence, financial and statistical reports, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and other materials primarily documenting Office of Civil Rights (OCR) compliance and complaints associated with Title IX, compliance with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), and fair hiring practices for faculty. Dates of the materials range from 1975 to 1988, but a majority of the materials range from 1978-1981.

Administrative Information

A majority of collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval. Contact Rubenstein Library staff before visiting. Read More »

warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the office of origin and the University Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the University Archivist.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Applications (Blank), undated
Box 1
Availability - Faculty/Staff, 1978
Box 1
Committee on Women Faculty in the Medical Center, 1987
Box 1
Employment Analyses - Back-up Material, 1978 Jun
Box 1
Employment Analyses - HEW, 1978
Box 1
Faculty - Promotions, Tenure Decisions (HEW), 1977-1978
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting, 1975-1978
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting, 1978-1979
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting, 1979-1980
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting - Dept. of Chemistry, 1978-1979
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting - Dept. of Philosophy, 1978-1979
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting - Director of International Studies, 1978-1979
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting - General, 1978-1979
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting - Mathematics, 1978-1979
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting - Political Science, 1978-1979
Box 1
Faculty Recruiting - Public Policy Sciences, 1978-1979
Box 2
Faculty Recruiting - Romance Languages, 1978-1979
Box 2
Faculty Recruiting - Sociology, 1978-1979
Box 2
Faculty Recruiting - Zoology, 1978-1979
Box 2
Faculty Recruiting Survey, 1975
Box 2
HEW Compliance - Supporting Data (Departmental), 1979 Oct
Box 2
HEW Compliance Review, 1978 (1 of 2)
Box 2
HEW Compliance Review, 1978 (2 of 2)
Box 2
HEW Compliance Review, 1979-1980
Box 2
HEW Compliance Review - Copies of Enclosures, 1979 Oct (1 of 2)
Box 3
HEW Compliance Review - Copies of Enclosures, 1979 Oct (2 of 2)
Box 3
HEW Compliance Review - Supporting Data (Professional & Grad School), 1979 Oct
Box 3
Medical Exit Interviews, 1988
Box 3
OCR Title IX Compliance Review, 1981
Box 3
OCR Title IX Compliance Review, 1981
Box 3
OCR Title IX Compliance Review, 1983
Box 3
OCR Title IX Compliance Review - Employment Complaint & Student Insurance, 1983
Box 4
OCR Title IX Compliance Review Continuation, 1982
Box 4
OCR Title IX Review - Drafts & Supporting Data, 1980-1981
Box 4
OCR Title IX Review - Exhibit 1, 1980-1981
Box 4
Operating Budgets - DUAA, 1978-1979
Box 4
Petition - Council of East Campus Presidents, 1980
Box 4
President's Report Department Submittals, 1986
Box 4
Report to President on Medical School, 1986
Box 4
Terminations, 1977
Box 5
Title IX: Club and Intramural Census, 1979
Box 5
Title IX Complaint - Data on Athletics, 1980-1981
Box 5
Title IX Complaint - Drafts, Notes, Misc. Data, 1980-1981
Box 5
Title IX Complaint - Internal Investigative Report, 1980-1981
Box 5
Title IX Complaint - Kooyman-Brew Notes, DOE Correspondence, 1980-1981
Box 5
Title IX Correspondence & News Clippings, 1975-1979 (1 of 2)
Box 5
Title IX Correspondence & News Clippings, 1975-1979 (2 of 2)
Box 5
Title IX Draft Material, 1976
Box 5
Title IX Draft Material Report, 1976
Box 6
Title IX: Policy Interpretation on Athletics, 1979 Dec
Box 6
Title IX Policy Interpretation, 1978-1979
Box 6
Title IX Review Statements, 1976
Box 6
Title IX: Rules for Change in Status - Intercollegiate Sports, 1979-1980
Box 6

Historical Note

The Special Assistant to the President was responsible for ensuring University compliance with equal employment opportunity, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination against students and employees of educational institutions, and affirmative action legislation.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Office of Institutional Equity records, 1979-[ongoing]. (University Archives. Duke University.)
  • Opportunity Development Center records, circa 1970-1984. (University Archives. Duke University.)
  • Inventory of the Women's Department of Health and Physical Education Records, 1923 – 1976. (University Archives. Duke University.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Special Assistant to the President Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Special Assistant to the President Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1990 and 1993.

Processing Information

Processed by Mary Samouelian, July 2008

Encoded by Mary Samouelian, July 2008

Accessions A93-138 and A90-15 were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.