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Board of Trustees, 1895+

Collection Overview

Title: Board of Trustees, 1895+

Predominant Dates:1895-

ID: RHC/UA/03/

Extent: 21.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1960

Scope and Contents of the Materials

These records are divided into five record series, but two deserve special mention.  Series I contains the by-laws, policies and regulations which govern the board's activities.  Also included are biennial reports and proceedings of meetings detailing actions taken by the board.  Series II comprises the Executive Officers Reports.  These reports include an update on the Board of Regents office personnel and record information on union negotiations, enrollment, class size, internal budgets, faculty teaching loads, payroll procedures, and institutional development.  The next two series comprise reports, budgets, committee records, and publications.  Series V contains material on the Board of Trustees established in 1995.  The Board of Regents “Commemorative Report 1967 -1995" is located in Box 1.  Researchers using this collection should also look at the “President’s Report to the Board” (1932-) found in UA 4, President’s Office Records (boxes 347-352).

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the records.

Acquisition Source: Board of Regents/ Trustees


Box and Folder Listing

Series I.: By-Laws, Governing Policies, Regulations, and Proceedings
Box 1
Folder 1: Senate Bill Number 2 Establishing Northern, 1895
Folder 2: Annual Report; Boehm Litigation, 1895-1896; 1897
Folder 3: Minutes, Trustees, Jun-02
Folder 4: Legislation Regarding Governing Boards, 1917-1967
Folder 5: Legislation Re: Name Changes, 1955-1957
Folder 6: Legislation, 1967
Folder 7: Governing Policies & Regulations, 1950-1960
Folder 8: By-Laws, Governing Policies, & Practices, 1961-1970
Folder 9: Governing Policies, 1971-1984
Folder 10: Regulations, 1943-1977
Folder 11: Annual Reports, 1991-1995
Box 1A
Folder 12: Regulations, Obsolete, 1943-1977
Folder 13: Governance Documents, 1994
Box 2
Volume 1-2: Biennial Reports, 1900-1916
Volume 3-5: Proceedings, 1917-1925
Box 3-7A
Volume 1-50: Proceedings, 1925-1977
Box 7B-D
Folder 1-19: Board of Regents Minutes, 1977-1995
Box 8
Folder 1-3: Summaries of Actions Taken at the Meetings, 1962-1969
Folder 4-18: Board of Regents (BOR) Meetings - Supplementary Material, 1967-1978, 1980, 1993-1995
Folder 19: Board of Regents (BOR) Events of 1994-1995: BOR vx. JEL (Board of Regents  vs John E. La Tourette); Groves Firing; Board of Regents (BOR) Demise, 1994-1995
Folder 20: Board of Regents, Separate Board for NIU, 1989
Series II.: Executive Officers Records
Box 9-12F
Volume 1-25: Executive Officers'/Chancellor's Reports, 1951-1978
Folder 1-37: Executive Officers'/Chancellor's Reports, 1978-1995
Series III.: Reports, Budgets, and Committee and Council Records
Box 13
Folder 1: Board Reports, 1956-1970
Folder 2-3: Northern Illinois State Normal School (N.I.S.N.S.) Account Books, 1895-1917
Box 14
Folder 1: Appropriations Requests, 1972-1973
Folder 2: Council of Presidents, Minutes, 1958-1968
Folder 3: Reports of the Legal Counsel, 1966-1968
Folder 4: Ad Hoc Committees: Governance, Hearing Statements, 1968
Box 15
Folder 1: Ad Hoc Committees: Governance, Hearing Statements, Illinois State University (ISU), 1968
Folder 2: Ad Hoc Committees: Salary Justice, 1980
Folder 3: Illinois Supreme Court Case, 1942
Folder 4: Joint Faculty Policy Committee: Minutes, 1960-1969
Folder 5: Joint Faculty Policy Committee: Reports and Policies, 1965-1968
Box 16
Folder 1: Various Committee Reports, 1950-1970
Folder 2: Affirmative Action Committee, 1974
Series IV.: Publications
Box 16
Folder 3: News Releases, 1964-1971
Folder 4: Report of the Chancellor's Task Force on Minority Concerns, 1986
Folder 5-6: Illinois Board of Regents Newsletter/Regency Report, 1981-1995
Folder 7: Meet the Board,/Directory, 1992-1994
Series V.: Board of Trustees, 1995 -
Box 17
Folder 1: Candidate Screening - Alumni Association, 1995
Folder 2-5: Board of Trustees Candidates, 1995
Folder 6: Board of Trustees, Proceedings, January 1, 1996 - June 30, 1997
Box 18A-O
Folder 1-: Board of Trustees Minutes, 1996-