Collection Policy

The University Archives is designated as the official repository for the preservation of archival content about the University in all formats.  Documents designated as archival should be inactive and no longer used in the current activities of the originating office.  Only documents of enduring historical value which can be made accessible to the public will be accepted.  In the absence of a records management program, the University Archives must rely on the cooperation and support of administrators, deans, directors, faculty, staff, students and alumni to ensure that materials of historical value are collected and preserved.

The following types of materials are collected for the University Archives

All University


Board or Trustees, President, Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, Deans, and Directors:

Academic and Research Units

Colleges, Schools, Departments, Institutes, Centers and other units of the University:


Official Committees, Task Forces and similar bodies of the University:


Faculty, Staff, Honor, Student, and Alumni Organizations:

The following materials are NOT collected by the University Archives




Teaching and Research