Board of Trustees

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    Frank Wiggen Randall of Portsmouth (1885-1968) graduated from the New Hampshire College in 1907, and married Jennie Vida Whittier (1885-1965) in 1909. This collection consists of nine certificates dated 1936-1964 appointing Randall as a member of the Board of Trustees, including one dated 1944…
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    "The Mission of Finance and Administration is to provide expert support to the President and to develop, implement, and continuously improve upon the best practices and highest quaility services for students, faculty, and staff that enable and enhance…
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    Mildred Helen McAfee Horton (1900-1994) served on the University of New Hampshire's Board of Trustees from 1963-1974, and was the Board's Chair from 1972-1974. Previously she had been the first director of the US Navy's WAVES program, and after UNH…
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    Ann Weaver Hart was appointed eighteenth president of the University of New Hampshire on July 1, 2002. This collection contains the presidential papers of Ann Weaver Hart
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    In 1963, the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) was created when the state colleges at Plymouth and Keene were brought under the same Board of Trustees as the University of New Hampshire in Durham. This series contains contracts and agreements…
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    The Audit Committee is responsible for the selection of external auditors; review of the results of the annual audit at least once a year with the external auditors; oversight of USNH's conflict of interest policies and related procedures; and coordination of the efforts of USNH Internal Audit,…
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    Joan R. Leitzel earned her bachelor's degree from Hanover College in 1958, her master's degree from Brown University in 1961, and her doctorate from Indiana University in 1965, all in mathematics. Dr. Leitzel was appointed seventeenth president of the…
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    In 1861, the United States federal government approved the Morrill Act which set aside land in each state for the founding of public higher education. In 1862, the New Hampshire state legislature accepted the grant of 80,000 acres of public lands on…
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    This series contains the meeting reports of the Board of Trustees' Long-Range Capital Planning Subcommittee.
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    Ralph Dorn Hetzel graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1906. He taught English and public speaking at Oregon State College and became a full professor there in 1910. In 1912 he was asked to organize a political science department and in 1913 was made the director of the extension services…
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    The University System of New Hampshire is directed by a 27-member Board of Trustees. The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the University System. This series contains the minutes for the meetings of the Board of Trustees for the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanical…
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    The Financial Affairs Committee coordinates policy and planning for all financial matters of USNH. It shall consider all recommendations of the Chancellor and the Administrative Board of a fiscal nature that board policy directs to this Committee.…
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    Edward Morgan Lewis served as president of the University of New Hampshire from September 1, 1927 to May 24, 1936. Lewis received both his undergraduate and graduate education from Williams College. He came to UNH from Massachusetts Agricultural…
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    The Board of Trustees' Executive Committee includes the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board and typically includes Committee and Subcommittee chairs. It is responsible for development and coordination of long range planning, collective bargaining, Board…
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    This series contains the meeting agenda materials and reports of the Board of Trustees' Finance and Budget Committee.
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    Roy Deneale Hunter was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the University of New Hampshire in 1916. He then became president of the Board in 1931 until his death in 1944. Hunter also acted as Chief Executive Officer of UNH twice, following the death of President Lewis in 1937 and President…
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    This contains contains meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence of the Board of Trustees' Personnel Committee. This collection contains meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence of the Board of Trustees' Personnel Committee from 1951 through…
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    Harvey L. Boutwell graduated from the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1882. He was elected to the Board of Trustees as an Alumni Trustee in 1911. He became President of the Board of Trustees in 1914 and served in that position until his death on February 4, 1929. This…
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    Dr. Fred Engelhardt was chosen as president of UNH on December 1, 1936, assuming office the following April. He served as president until his death on February 3, 1944. The Fred Engelhardt Papers include topics such as library alterations, the WPA, the National Defence, and the military department.
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    This series contains the minutes for the meetings, agendas, and addendums of the Board of Trustees' Student Affairs Committee, and the Board of Trustees' Student Affairs Subcommittee.
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    New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was founded in 1866 in Hanover, NH. The school moved to Durham, NH in 1893 and became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. The Board of Trustees resolved in 1891 that written reports to the Board and other documents deemed of value…
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    Harold Walter Stoke served as President of UNH from 1944-1947. After three years at the University of New Hampshire, Dr. Stoke resigned (August 1947) to become president of Louisiana State University. The Papers of Harold Walter Stoke cover the years 1944-1947 and include materials such as post war…
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    This series contains the minutes of the Board of Trustees' Academic Affairs Committee.
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    The original Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts consisted of five members chosen by the State of New Hampshire and four members chosen by the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College. While sharing location and Trustee members, New Hampshire College…
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    Following the resignation of President Harold W. Stoke in August of 1947, the Board of Trustees spent the fall semester choosing a successor. During this period the President of the Board of Trustees, Frank W. Randall, served as Interim Executive Officer. However, because Randall was active in…
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    This series contains the meeting agendas, attachments, and minutes of the Board of Trustees' Property and Physical Plant Development Committee.
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was incorporated in 1866 by the state legislature as was one of the early land-grant institutions of public higher education established under the Morrill Act. Orignally located in Hanover, NH, it was removed to Durham in 1893 and…
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    Harry Carroll held the post of Administrative Assistant in the Office of the President of the University of New Hampshire from 1952-1956. This collection contains his files while he was Administrative Assistant in the Office of the President.
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    This series contains meeting minutes, reports, proposals, and correspondence of the Board of Trustees' Educational Policy Committee.
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    Charles Sumner Murkland was the first to be elected President of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts following the college's move to Durham from Hanover, NH. After a few years serving as pastor in Chicopee, MA and Manchester, NH, he was elected president of UNH. During…
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    Herbert J. Moss worked in the President's Office as Secretary of the University from 1950-1952. Afterwards, he served as Dean of the Graduate School until 1954. This collection contains his files while employed in the President's Office at the…
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    This series contains the meeting notes, agendas, and correspondence of various Board of Trustees' Ad Hoc Committees, including committees on the Child Development Center, Collective Bargaining, Municipal Services, Student Residence Facilities Planning, credit transfer, and public higher education…
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    Arthur Stanton Adams was born on July 1, 1896 in Winchester, Massachusetts. He received degrees from Norwich University, The University of California and the Colorado School of Mines. He served as president of UNH from June of 1948 through 1950. The Papers of Arthur Stanton Adams cover the years…
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    Edward D. Eddy served the University of New Hampshire from 1949 to 1960, mostly in various administrative duties. These included terms as Administrative Officer, Vice President, and Provost. This collection contains his university files during the period of his employment.
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    This series contains the meeting notes, letters of recommendation, and resumes of honorees, of the Board of Trustees' Honorary Degrees and Awards Committee.
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    Robert Flint Chandler was appointed Dean of the College of Agriculture at UNH in 1947. He served as president of UNH from 1950-1954. During Chandler's administration, the drive for the Memorial Union Building was completed. In 1951, Sawyer and…
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    The President's Cabinet was created in 1990 by President Dale F. Nitzschke and consists of the Directors of the major segments of the University. This series contains the agendas with attachments of the Cabinet meetings.
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    This series contains the reports and agendas of the Board of Trustees' External Affairs Committee. This committee replaced the Alumni Relations Committee.
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    This collection contains files which were maintained by the Office of the President. They cover a wide range of topics which were addressed by the Office of the President, 1941-1980. Numerous files span more than one academic year and more than one…
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    The Operating Staff Council at the University of New Hampshire was founded in February of 1975. The purpose of the Council is to provide better communication between the administration and the operating staff. This series contains the minutes, agendas…
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    The Program and Services committee recommends policies and procedures for evaluating, approving, and terminating educational programs. In collaboration with the chancellor and institutional leaders, committee members are responsible to plan and…
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    Evelyn E. Handler assumed the duties of President of the University of New Hampshire on August 1, 1980. She was inaugurated on October 20, 1980. She was the University's 14th president and the first woman to hold the position. Prior to becoming…
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts moved from Hanover to Durham, NH in 1893. The first president of the college in Durham was Charles Sumner Murkland. He was inaugurated on August 30, 1893. This series contains the…
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    The Finance Committee on Investments, established by state law, RSA 187-A:17, is a subcommittee of the Financial Affairs Committee. The Committee is composed of the Governor of the State of New Hampshire or his/her designee; at least two other members…
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    Gordon A. Haaland joined the UNH faculty as instructor of psychology in 1965 and later served as chair of the psychology department. He was serving as vice president for academic affairs before he became interim president and then president of the University in 1984. Gordon Haaland resigned to…
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    Ralph Dorn Hetzel was president of the University of New Hampshire when the Board of Trustees called for new appropriations from the State Legislature. This series contains the statement prepared by the President's Office concerning the space problems…
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    This series contains the minutes for the meetings of the Board of Trustees' Agricultural Affairs Committee.
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    On August 1, 1990, Dale Nitzschke (pronounced Nit-ski) became president of the University of New Hampshire. A native of Iowa, Nitzschke earned his bachelor's degree with honors from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, and his M.Ed. and Ph.D. degress in guidance and counseling from Ohio University. From…
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    In 1985, Gov. John Sununu signed into law a bill making the Merrimack Valley College the sixth college of the University of New Hampshire. The University of New Hampshire at Manchester (UNHM) provides access to UNH associate, bachelor and graduate…
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    This series contains the minutes for the meetings of the Board of Trustees' Alumni Affairs Committee.