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Overview The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Shippensburg University. There have been trustees in place since the university began as the Cumberland Valley State Normal School in 1873. John Agustus Colwell McCune was instrumental in its organization. He worked closely with the Pennsylvania Department of Common Schools as early as 1869 to establish the normal school after members of the Shippensburg community decided they wanted a normal school in their district. State Superintendent...
Scope and Content Note The bulk of this collection consists of governing documents, scrapbooks, and photographs documenting Pi Nu Epsilon Delta Chapter’s activities at Shippensburg State College and Shippensburg University. Also included in this collection are constitutions, by-laws, and meeting agendas for meetings of the national Pi Nu Epsilon organization, and correspondence related to the national organization’s efforts to expand to other schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland.Governing documents...
Overview The principals/presidents of the institution are elected by the Board of Trustees. In 1872, the Board of Trustees elected George P. Beard as the first principal of the Cumberland Valley Normal School. The Board of Trustees reserved the right to choose each principal/president of the school until sometime in the 20th century when the Board of Trustees began to use a Presidential Selection Committee that was represented by members from the "faculty, student body, alumni, and Board of Trustees"...