Committees & Councils

  • The Campus Development office manages the use of all the property and buildings on the University of New Hampshire campus. They are responsible for the construction of new buildings, the buying and selling of land and the allocation of space for all…
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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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    Whittemore School Faculty Meetings
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    In 1992, reconstituted Task Force was renamed the UNH Planning Council; to be maintained for as long as deemed helpful and appropriate.
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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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    The UNH President's Commission on the Status of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues was established in 1992 as a Task Force; in 2002, then-President Joan Leitzel authorized the commission. This collection contains the files of Paul Cody and Cari…
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    The Graduate Student Senate (GSS) was founded in 2011 as the official representative body of UNH graduate students. For several decades prior to the creation of the GSS and its representative structure, the interests of graduate students at UNH were…
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    The Office of Academic Affairs spearhead the university's progress in academic programming, faculty development, and student academic affairs. These files contain support materials for the 1983 University Accreditation process, minutes and reports…
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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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    The University of New Hampshire Administration Committee consisted of the President and the senior faculty members. The Committee made decisions about most of the problems and concerns that arose on the campus. Among other functions, the committee…
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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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    The Merrimack Valley College began as a branch of the University of New Hampshire in 1967, providing continuing education programming to the residents of the Merrimack Valley area, the largest population center of the state. In 1977, the state…
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    The Dean of Student Affairs position was reclassified in July of 1991 and made the Vice President for Student Affairs. This series contains the files of Student Affairs office under both the Dean of Student Affairs and the Vice President for Student…
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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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    The University of New Hampshire, incorporated in 1866 by the state legislature as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, was one of the early land-grant institutions of public higher education established under the Morrill Act…
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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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    A native of Exeter, NH, Gregg Sanborn graduated from UNH in 1966 with a B.A. degree in zoology. He returned to UNH in 1971 to work part-time in the student affairs office and then at Health Services, earning a master's degree in counseling in 1977. In…
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    The Merrimack Valley College began as a branch of the University of New Hampshire in 1967, providing continuing education programming to the residents of the Merrimack Valley area, the largest population center of the state. In 1977, the state…
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    The Student Organizations Committee is a standing committee of the UNH Administration reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs. This series contains the files of the Student Organizations Committee.
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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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    The University of New Hampshire, incorporated in 1866 by the state legislature as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, was one of the early land-grant institutions of public higher education established under the Morrill Act. First situated in Hanover in connection with…
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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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    This series consists of annual reports which were given to the president by all departments and offices on campus, 1925-1959 and 1970-1973.
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    The Merrimack Valley College began as a branch of the University of New Hampshire in 1967, providing continuing education programming to the residents of the Merrimack Valley area, the largest population center of the state. In 1977, the state…
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was founded in Hanover, NH in 1866. The college moved to Durham, NH in 1893 and became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. This series contains the minutes for the Executive Committee of the Student Government at the New Hampshire…
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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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    The University of New Hampshire was founded in 1866 by the state legislature as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. First situated in Hanover in connection with Dartmouth College, the NHCAMA was removed to its Durham campus…
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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 Faculty Senate was the successor of the Academic Senate. Composed of elected representatives from the major departments of the University, the Senate assesses, clarifies, and develops the university's academic policies. The collection holds the agendas and minutes of the Senate since 1996.
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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 of the meetings of the Executive Committee for the College of Liberal Arts. Included are discussions of curriculum changes and petitions from students.
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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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    The Faculty Council functioned within the university senate to serve the president in an advisory capacity, to serve as an executive committee for the consideration of urgent matters arising between meetings of the senate, to consider and act upon all matters referred to or delegated to it by the…
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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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    In 1941, President Engelhardt organized six committees to formulate a “New Hampshire Charter” that would further elaborate the roles of the faculty. The collection includes the committees’ files as well as the original and revised copies of its report.
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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 of the Policies Committee of the College of Liberal Arts.
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    This series contains the minutes for the meetings of the Board of Trustees' Agricultural Affairs Committee.
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    The Space Allocation Repairs and Renovations Committee (SARRC) is the University governance body charged with assigning space, on both a temporary and/or permanent basis. This series contains the correspondence and minutes for the Space Allocation, Repairs and Renovations 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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    The Affirmative Action Office reports directly to the President on all matters relating to the diversity of the university. This collection, compiled by the Affirmative Action Office, contains documents significant to the university's diversity…
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    The minutes of the Meetings of the Council of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station were recorded by Clarence M. Weed, Sec.
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    The Student Committee on Educational Policy (SPEC) was composed of 18 members of the student body with the goal of improving student-faculty relations. Gathering complaints and comments from the students, as well as feedback from faculty advisors, they submitted their report to the administration…
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    This series contains the minutes for the meetings of the Board of Trustees' Alumni Affairs Committee.
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    In 1963, the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) was created when the teacher’s colleges at Plymouth and Keene were brought under the same Board of Trustees as the University of New Hampshire. This collection contains the minutes of the meetings of the Administrative Board which deals with…
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    This series contains files maintained by the Office of the President. After Dale Nitzschke resigned, two people served as interim president: Thomas Fairchild (1994-95) and Walter Peterson (1995-96)
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    The UNH President's Commission on the Status of Women was established February 15, 1972, to explore conditions and attitudes within the University of New Hampshire, relating to the mobility and functional equality of women, and to encourage movement…
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    The Dean's Council consists of all of the Deans within the University as well as other senior administrative officials. The Dean's Council reports directly to the President of the University. This series contains minutes and correspondence for the Dean's Council meetings.
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    Phyllis Killam Abell, member of the class of 1950, studied chemistry and served as president of the Association of Women Students at UNH. She began teaching and research at various institutions including UNH. She was a strong advocate for women and people of color. She taught Women's Studies…