Student Affairs & Residential Life

  • The Diversity Student Coalition (DSC) serves as an umbrella organization for the following student groups: UNH Alliance, Black Student Union (BSU), Hillel, MOSAICO, Native American Cultural Association (NACA), and the United Asian Coalition (UAC).…
  • The Office of Community, Diversity, and Equity is located in Thompson Hall at UNH Durham. This collection contains materials generated by UNH's President's Commission on the Status of Women (including the DWALI group of single mothers), affirmative…
  • Openly LGBTQ+ gatherings and community activities have been part of UNH at least since 1972. This collection contains items from various sources within UNH documenting LGBTQ+ activities on the UNH Durham campus.
  • These interviews were conducted in 1996 by Mylinda Woodward as part of ENG:732 Folklore and Folklife. This collection contains 41 interviews with women who attended UNH during WWII and graduated in the Class of 1945. Several interviews are on cassette…
  • Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine. Its mission is "to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engage the community of scholars in service to others." The UNH Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1922 and active at least until 1964. UNH's…
  • The Moran Era Photograph Collection is a compilation of images from various sources which spans the 26 years for which Clement Moran was University of New Hampshire Photographer. This collection visually tells the story of early campus life during the…
  • 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…
  • University Archives
    "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…
  • University Archives
    This is a collection of newsletters created by various UNH colleges and organizations. Most lasted only a short production run before being discontinued.
  • University Archives
    The University of New Hampshire was founded in 1866 in Hanover, N.H. as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts; it moved to Durham N.H. in 1893 and became a university in 1923. This collection is made up of small donations of all…
  • University Archives
    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
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    This collection contains files that cover the policies and procedures that must be followed to host a political candidate in the MUB.
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    Zoology professor, C. Floyd Jackson was appointed the first university health officer in 1920, but until 1932 students were expected to look out for their own health needs. In 1931, Charles H. Hood, Class of 1880, presented the university with $125,…
  • CHAOS was a student literary magazine, sponsored by the United Protestant Association. This series contains the entire short run of the Chaos magazine.
  • University Archives
    This series contains issues of the weekly newsletter Scoop produced by Dining Services at the University of New Hampshire. The newsletter gives general information about nutrition, services and programs provided by Dining Services as well as the week'…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    This series consists of annual reports which were given to the president by all departments and offices on campus, 1925-1959 and 1970-1973.
  • University Archives
    Freshman Camp was first held in 1932. Its purpose was to provide an occasion for incoming freshmen to meet a number of the students and faculty at UNH before the academic year began and a chance to become acquainted with opportunities and problems that may await them during their college years.…
  • University Archives
    Alpha Tau Alpha, a fraternity for men in the two year program, was formed in 1906 at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts (later known as the University of New Hampshire). The fraternity disbanded in 1932. This series…
  • University Archives
    The Gamma Theta local fraternity began at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1907. This local fraternity was established as the Delta Delta chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega national fraternity in 1917. This series contains…
  • University Archives
    This scrapbook was created by Marion Dunlap Williams True, Class of 1923, from Portsmouth, NH. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1923 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta, the Mathematics Club,…
  • University Archives
    The Men's Inter-dormitory Council was formed in 1947. Its purpose was to act as a liaison unit between dormitory men and the administration. This notebook contains the minutes from the monthly meetings of the Men's Inter-dormitory Council for the years 1949-1954.
  • University Archives
    The President's Commission on the Status of Women was formed in 1972. The commission is made up of ten University women representing faculty, PAT's (professional, administrative, technical staff), operating staff, graduate and undergraduate students.…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    The Merrimack Valley Branch of the University of New Hampshire was established in Manchester in September 1967. The branch started as an extension center. There were thirty-one credit courses, taught almost entirely by regular faculty members from the…
  • University Archives
    The Gay Student Organization at the University of New Hampshire was formed in 1973. This series contains photocopies made of 7 scrapbooks compiled by Robert F. Kruger. The scrapbooks show the fight in the community over the group's legal status at the…
  • University Archives
    The New Hampshire Gamma chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon was installed at the University of New Hampshire in 1984. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at…
  • University Archives
    The New Hampshire chapter of Delta Chi fraternity was installed at the University of New Hampshire in 1986. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of the Delta Chi fraternity at the…
  • University Archives
    Each fall the UNH sophomore class would create the "Freshman Rules" for the new students that year. The rules usually pertained to where the freshman could walk and what they could wear. The rules would not apply if the Freshmen were successful in taking down every poster by 7:00 pm. This was known…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    In 1987, the university held the first university convocation to mark the beginning of the academic year and to welcome new faculty, staff and students. In 1992, the convocation was replaced by University Day.
  • University Archives
    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)
  • University Archives
    Governor Huntley N. Spaulding of New Hampshire presented a gift to UNH in 1934 of $15,000. The money was set up as a revolving loan to be given to needy students for anything from tuition to books or living expenses. The president of the University was in charge of the fund. This series contains…
  • University Archives
    This series contains the records of the Associated Student Organizations. They include financial data and information about individual student organizations on campus.
  • University Archives
    Delta Sigma Chi local fraternity was founded at the University of New Hampshire in 1929. It was installed as the Alpha Nu chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon national fraternity in 1932. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining…
  • University Archives
    This series contains general information about the Greek System at the University of New Hampshire. Historical information relating to Greek life, judicial issues, and philanthropic events are included as well as a few photos of Greek houses and…
  • University Archives
    The Dean of Student Affairs position was reclassified as Vice President for Student Affairs in July of 1991. This series contains annual reports submitted by the offices and programs that fall under the Dean and then Vice President for Student Affairs…
  • University Archives
    The radio station WMDR was formed in 1930 as the Mike and Dial Club by UNH students from the Speech and Drama Department. It evolved into WUNH in 1972. This series contains the results of a survey conducted for the radio station WMDR-FM in Durham, NH. The purpose of the survey was to determine the…
  • University Archives
    The Weekly Letter was produced by the Office of the Recorder to keep the faculty informed on the academic status of students (warnings, withdrawals, name changes, etc.). It was also used to announce university deadlines, upcoming events, items for…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    Everett B. Sackett served the University of New Hampshire from 1938 to 1969 as a professor, Registrar, Dean of Student Administration and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. In addition he served on many committees including the Student Health…
  • University Archives
    The Women's Center originated in 1973 to fulfill the need for woman space: a place to congregate, share resources, support, and ideas. In the fall of 1976, the Women's Center received funding from the Student Activity Tax. This series contains the records of the Women's Center, 1973-1986. Also…
  • University Archives
    The Delta Xi local fraternity was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1903. It became the Zeta chapter of Theta Chi national fraternity in 1910. This group lost permanent recognition from the University of…
  • University Archives
    This scrapbook was created by Arthur Eastman Twaddle while he was a student at New Hampshire College. He graduated with a B.A. in Engineering in 1921. Eastman married Ruth Carolyn McQuesten, also a graduate of New Hampshire College. She graduated in 1920 with a B.S. in Arts. Both Twaddle and…
  • University Archives
    The Dean of Student Affairs position was reclassified in July of 1991 to create a Vice President for Student Affairs. This series contains the agendas, atttachments and minutes for the Staff Meetings of the Vice President for Student Affairs…
  • University Archives
    The Conant Agricultural Society was founded on September 22, 1898 by university agricultural students to study and discuss agricultural problems. The group was very active during this time, with no less than 14 papers being read at a 1902 meeting. It was named after John Conant, a major benefactor…
  • University Archives
    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.
  • University Archives
    This series contains all issues of the University of New Hampshire Magazine. The magazine is published in the fall, winter and spring for the UNH Alumni Association and the Office of the President. The first volume was published in the fall of 1998,…