Records of the Vice President for Student Affairs
Scope and Contents
The records are arranged in 3 Sub-Groups, which include Sub-Group 1 (Vice President), Sub-Group 2 (Associate Vice President and Dean of Men, and Sub-Group 3 (Athletics). Sub-Group 1 is arranged in 10 series. The series include Series 1 (Administration), Series 2 (Dining Services), Series 3 (Health and Emergency Services), Series 4 (Multicultural Student Affairs), Series 5 (Career and Community Engagement Center/Career Education), Series 6 (Student Publications), Series 7 (Student Senate/Student Association), Series 8 (University Union and Student Activities), Series 9 (Student Personnel), and Series 10 (Department of Recreation & Wellness). Sub-Group 2 is arranged in 11 series. The series include Series 1 (Administration), Series 2 (Judicial Affairs), Series 3 (Housing and Residence Life), Series 4 (Orientation and Parent Program), Series 5 (International Programs), Series 6 (Counseling Center), Series 7 (Veterans Affairs), Series 8 (Women's Center), Series 9 (Student Conduct & Non-Traditional Student Services), Series 10 (Sorority and Fraternity Life), and Series 11 (Student Research). Sub-Group 3 is arranged in 17 series. The series include Series 1 (General Sports), Series 2 (Athletic Hall of Fame), Series 3 (Football), Series 4 (Basketball), Series 5 (Track & Field), Series 6 (Cross Country), Series 7 (Softball), Series 8 (Baseball), Series 9 (Soccer), Series 10 (Swimming), Series 11 (Field Hockey), Series 12 (Tennis), Series 13 (Wrestling), Series 14 (Lacrosse), Series 15 (Golf), Series 16 (Volleyball), Series 17 (Miscellaneous).
Records in Sub-Group 2, Series 3 give an excellent historical insight to the changes in culture and campus regulations. Some of the physical newspaper clippings do not include the name of the newspaper, and some are identified with the following abbreviations: PO (Public Opinion, Chambersburg), PAT (Patriot News, Harrisburg), and NC (News Chronicle, Shippensburg). The contents of each series are arranged in alphabetical or chronological order, which is noted in the series description.
- 1874-2020, bulk 1964-1980 and 1990-2017
Conditions Governing Access
RG6, SG1, S9, B4, F4 RG6, SG2, S1, B1, F6 RG6, SG2, S1, B1, F8 RG6, SG2, S1, B1, F10 RG6, SG2, S2, B1, F1 RG6, Sg2, S2, B1, F2 RG6, SG2, S2, B1, F3 RG6, SG2, S2, B1, F4 RG6, SG2, S3, SS1, B1, F7 RG6, SG2, S3, SS1, B1, F8 RG6, SG3, S3, SS2, B1, F7 RG6, SG3, S3, SS4, B7, F11 RG6, SG3, S13, B3, F6
Biographical / Historical
Student Affairs is the governing body over most student activities, student organizations, and student life. The unit once answered directly to the President of the university but now directly answers to the Enrollment Management unit who then answers directly to the President of the university. The Dean of Students and all units within their jurisdiction (Student Conduct, Counseling, Health Center, Women's Center, Veteran Affairs, and Recreation & Wellness) report to Student Affairs. The organizational charts found in RG1, Ser 6, SubSer 2, B1, F26c will show the units transitions as early as 1964.
87.40 Linear Feet (162 archives boxes, 35 oversize boxes, 12 cartons, and 4 pamphlet boxes, loose materials in the reference section)
Language of Materials
- Melanie Reed
- July 2020
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