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Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. Records, 1959-, 1959

Identifier: RG7-1-1

Scope and Contents

The records consist of administrative files (RG 7/1) and publications (RG 7/2) of the Admission's Office. There are 2 subseries within the administrative files. Subseries 1 includes reports, self-study records, policy files, and correspondence. These files contain information on admission policies, athletics, minority student issues, the Love of Learning Program, and budgets. Subseries 2 includes records from the Admissions Trustee committee, faculty committees with responsibility for admissions and internal committees. The publication files contain copies of admissions brochures, application forms, viewbooks, class profiles, and newsletters. Within the Administrative files, the report files provide statistical data on admissions, the ROTC files contain informatoin on scholarships and the placing of the program on probation, the New student orientation files contain information on class characterisitics, the AFAM files deal with recruitment of African Americans and the DAAP program discusses the use of alumni in recruitment efforts. The World Wide Web pages contain screen shots of early web pages and the original proposal to develop an admissions web site.


  • Creation: 1959


Biographical / Historical

The Admissions Office is responsible for recruiting, processing inquiries of prospective students, reviewing applications, and selecting students with input from Faculty Advisory Committees, the Alumni Office, and the President's Office. Included in Admissions activities are visits to high schools; sponsoring receptions; hosting campus tours for students, families, and guidance counselors; awarding non-need based scholarships; and production of brochures and information sheets. Financial Aid operates under the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. the office is responsible for assigning all need-based awards and serves as a clearinghouse for any other funds assigned to students receiving need-based financial aid. the office also assists with the disbursement and verifying elibility requirements for student financial awards, such as athletic and merit scholarships and oversees international students in conjunction with the Assistant Dean of International Students/Bonner program.


3.00 boxes (3 boxes)



Physical Location


Mapstand B-8

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from office

Repository Details

Part of the College Archives Repository