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Vice President for Academic Affairs records

 Record Group
Identifier: G05

Scope and Content of the Records

Financial information, minutes, correspondence, reports, and logs generated during Eli Zubay's William Suttles's terms as Vice President of Academic Affairs, 1967-1982.


  • 1967-1982


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Provost and Vice President for Arcademic Affairs: Summary Overview

Duties, Functions, Activities of the Office (examples): Interactions with administrators and faculty; Decisions concerning finances and academic programs; The effect of Regents policies on GSU academic operations; The effect of accreditation standards on GSU programs; Faculty teaching, research, promotion, and tenure; Student grievances regarding academic issues; Development of academic programs and degrees.

Supervises: Academic Deans, Vice-Presidents

Reports to: University President

Position held by

William M. Suttles -- Vice President for Academic Affairs
William M. Suttles -- Executive Vice-President and Provost
Eli A. Zubay -- Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Harold E. Davis -- Interim Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Thomas B. Brewer -- Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Frederick A. Massey -- Acting Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Thomas J. La Belle -- Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Cleon C. Arrington -- Acting Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Ronald J. Henry -- Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Risa Palm -- Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost


33 Cubic Feet (LS:213-A-(2-7))

Language of Materials


Contents by Series

Series 1. Subject Files.
  • Subject File, 1969-78 (G78-14)
  • Subject File, 1968-77 (G80-4)
  • Subject File, 1970-78 (G81-22)
  • Subject File, 1973-82 (G82-24)
  • Subject File, 1969-82 (G82-29)

Series 2. Reading Files.
  • Reading File, 1970-75 (G78-14)
  • Reading File, 1975-78 (G82-5)

Series 3. Mail/Travel Logs.
  • Mail/Travel Logs, 1971-79 (G80-27)

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982.

Processing Information

Accessions G78-14, G81-22, and G82-5 processed by Shannon Lindsey, 1999; accession G80-4 processed by Laurel Bowen and Shannon Lindsey, February 1999, and Fran Barber, February 21, 1980; accessions G80-27 and G82-29 processed by Shannon Lindsey and Laurel Bowen, August 1999; accession G82-24 processed by Laurel Bowen, 1999. Summary overview by Laurel Bowen. Finding aid created from electronic sources by William W. Hardesty, 2008, 2012.
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
A Guide to Its Records in the Georgia State University Archives
Georgia State University Library
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia State University Archives Repository

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