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Series II: Columbia University Administration 1968-1974
This series contains minutes, reports, correspondence, and background information on various University committees, councils, the University Senate, and the Board of Trustees. The series is divided into four subseries: Subseries II.1. Committees, Subseries II.2. Councils, Subseries II.3. University Senate, and Subseries II.4. Board of Trustees.
Subseries 1: Committees 1968-1971
This subseries contains reports, correspondence, minutes, and other information regarding various committees at the University including the Committee on Buildings and Grounds and the Committee on Education. Minutes of various committees are incomplete.
Committee on Athletic Reports, 1968
Committee on Buildings and Grounds, 1969-1971
Geology Building, 1969
Special Committee on Community Affairs Report, 1969
Committee on Development and Alumni Affairs and Minutes, 1969
Committee on Education, 1970
Committee on Externally Funded Research, 1969
Committee on Finance Minutes, 1970
Committee on Recruiting by Outside Agents, 1969-1971
Committee on Religious Life, 1969-1970
Joint Committee on Disciplinary Affairs, 1968-1969
University Planning Committee, undated
Subseries 2: Councils 1968-1969
This subseries contains minutes of the Columbia College Council and University Council.
Columbia College Council Meetings, December 1968
University Council, May 1969
Subseries 3: University Senate 1968-1974
This subseries consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, resolutions, and background on the University Senate and its committees including the Executive Committee. Also includes Cordier’s statement to the University Senate regarding the McClellan Committee. The McClellan Committee was chaired by U.S. Senator John L. McClellan and investigated the riots and campus upset of the 1960s. The Committee sought to question various University Presidents, of whom Cordier was one. The folder of Correspondence contains some resolutions in addition to those resolutions in the Resolutions folder. Meeting minutes folders contain not only minutes, but also agendas, supporting documentation, and correspondence either preceding the meeting or following.
Background, 1968-June 1969
Committee on Budget review, 1969
Committee on Educational Policy and Development Resolutions, 1969-1970
Committee on Honors and Prizes,1969-1970
Committee on Physical Planning and Development, 1969-1970
Committee on Rules of University Conduct and Correspondence, Oct-Nov 1969
Committee on Structure and Operations Report, 1969