Records of the University of North Carolina General Administration

University Archives #03-04

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: University of North Carolina General Administration File
    Repository: East Carolina University Archives
    Language: English
    Abstract: Each UNC campus has a local board of trustees that holds extensive powers over academic and other operations of its campus on delegation from the Board of Governors. UNC operates under an arrangement of shared governance that leverages the collective strengths of its campus chancellors and administrators, local boards of trustees, and the UNC President and Board of Governors. The University also honors the important traditional role of the faculty in the governance of the academy. This file inclueds policy memorandums, correspondence, Board of Governors Minutes, inauguration papers for President Friday and President Spangler, reports, statements, and proposals, as well as awards and publications.
    Extent: 1.0 Linear feet,
  • Description

    This record contains information regarding President Spangler, President Friday, Board of Governors Minutes, correspondence with Hew, the Lucker Report on Libraries, Policy memorandums, and recruitment papers.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    UNC General Administration houses the offices of the president and senior administrative staff for the University. This core administrative staff executes the policies of the Board of Governors and provides University-wide leadership in the areas of academic affairs, business and financial management, long-range planning, student affairs, research, legal affairs, and government relations. UNC-GA also has administrative oversight of a number of University affiliates.

    The University of North Carolina is a multi-campus university dedicated to serving our state and its people through world-class teaching, research and scholarship, and outreach and service. The oldest public university in the nation, UNC traces its roots to the state’s 1776 constitution, which held that “All useful Learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more Universities.” Today, more than 220,000 students are enrolled on 16 university campuses across the state and at the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the country’s first public, residential high school for gifted students.

    The University of North Carolina’s 17 campuses extend from the state’s mountains to the coast. More than 220,000 students are enrolled at 16 universities and the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the country’s first public residential high school for gifted students. Each year, we graduate more than 30,000 students from over 200 academic degree programs. Our graduates emerge as leaders, creators and researchers, prepared to connect with and give back to the communities that have supported UNC for more than two centuries.

    The University of North Carolina's 17 campuses include:

    1. Appalachian State University 2. East Carolina University 3. Elizabeth City State University 4. Fayetteville State University 5. North Carolina A&T State University 6. North Carolina Central University 7. North Carolina State University 8. UNC Asheville 9. UNC-Chapel Hill 10. UNC Charlotte 11. UNC Greensboro 12. UNC Pembroke 13. UNC Wilmington 14. UNC School of the Arts 15. Western Carolina University 16. Winston-Salem State University 17. NC School of Science and Mathematics

  • Administrative Information
    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open to the public without restrictions.

    Copyright Notice

    Property rights and copyright reside with East Carolina University. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item Description and date]. [University of North Carolina General Administration File]. UA[03.04]. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Container List

  • Minutes
    Board of Governors Minutes, November 1972, April 1973
    Board of Governors Minutes, May 1973, July 1973
    Board of Governors Minutes, August 1973, November 1973
  • Inauguration Programs
    Inauguration Program for President Friday, UNC System, May 08, 1957
    Inauguration Program for President Spangler, UNC System, October 17, 1986
  • Reports, Statements, and Procedures
    Reports, Statements, Procedures, May 25, 1970, August 26, 1992
    President Friday's Report on Medical Education, February 22, 1971
    Lucker Report on Libraries, 1997

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