Guide to the Parents@Duke Records, 2002-2015
Parents@Duke was created in 2002 by members of the faculty and staff to advocate for improved policies and work culture for people with family responsibilities. The collection includes meeting notes, reports, correspondence, research, flyers, and other materials related to the activities of Parents@Duke.
- Record Group
- Parents@Duke Records
- 0.5 Linear Feet
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Materials in English
The collection includes meeting notes, reports, correspondence, research, flyers, and other materials related to the activities of Parents@Duke. The materials document goal-setting discussions and advocacy efforts of the group with University administration as well as events and outreach.
Access to the Collection
Collection is open for research.
Use & Permissions
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.
How to Cite
[Identification of item], Parents@Duke, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Parents@Duke was created in 2002 by members of the faculty and staff of Duke University to advocate for improved policies and work culture for people with family responsibilities. The group advocated for expanded parental leave for all employees, affordable child care, support for elder care, an increased number and improved quality of lactation rooms on campus, and other issues, meeting with President Nannerl Keohane and other administrators. The group sponsored event such as lectures and events to discuss improving policies around family responsibilities, conducted a survey of parents, and submitted reports to President Keohane. The group worked with the Women's Initiative in 2003 and 2004 to give most faculty and staff some paid parental leave.
Women's Network Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
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The Parents@Duke Records were received by the Duke University Archives as a gift in 2017.
Processed by Tracy M. Jackson, April 2017
Accessions described in this collection guide: UA2017-0014.