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Biographical / Historical

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: 1985-2010

Series II: Staff Expense Reports, 2003-2004

Series III: Alphabetical Files, 1979-2004

Series IV: Alphabetical files addendum, 1993-2010

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Office of Admissions records, 1979-2010 UA 142



Title: Rice University Office of Admissions records
Dates: 1979-2010
Abstract: Records reflecting the daily business of the Rice University Office of Admissions, including expense reports for faculty travel and for department spending, application records from potential faculty and graduate students, recruiting and documentation on incoming students.
Identification: UA 142
Quantity: 20.5 Linear Feet (34 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

The Office of Admission handles new student admission and new faculty. It also promotes the university with travel and recruitment events.

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Scope and Contents

Records reflecting the daily business of the Rice University Office of Admissions, including expense reports for faculty travel and for department spending, application records from potential faculty and graduate students, recruiting planning and documentation of incoming students.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This material is restricted for privacy reasons. Permission to use this material must be obtained in writing from the Director of Admissions.

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Office of Admission Records must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

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Index Terms

Rice University

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rice University Office of Admissions Records, 1979-2010, UA 142, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to the Woodson Research Center, 2007 and 2010.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: 1985-2010

Box Folder
1 1 Admissions, Graduate, 1985
2 Boise Cascade, 2000
3 Boise Cascade 2001
4 Budget Transfers 1996-1997
5 College Board/Educational Testing (Petersons)
6 Check Request Forms 2005 (1 of 2)
data_value_missing_7742d463a3902d002ac3cfa4f4862632 Check Request Forms 2005 (2 of 2)
8 Cingular 2003
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2 1 Comparison of Fund/Org. in SAS & SBS 2000-01
2 Counselor Fly-In 1998
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2 3 CWS 1998
4 CWS 1999
5 CWS 2000
6 Deposit Vouchers 1997
7 Exeter 1 of 4 1999-2000
8 Exeter 2 of 4 1999-2000
9 Exeter 3 of 4 1999-2000
10 Exeter 4 of 4 1999-2000
11 1999 Exeter User Conference
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3 1 Expenses, July 1999
2 Expenses, August 1999 (1 of 2)
3 Expenses, August 1999 (2 of 2)
4 Expenses, Sept. 1999 (1 of 2)
5 Expenses, Sept. 1999 (2 of 2)
6 Expenses, Oct. 1999 (1 of 2)
7 Expenses, Oct. 1999 (2 of 2)
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4 1 Expenses, Nov. 1999
2 Expenses, Dec. 1999
3 Expenses, Jan. 2000
4 Expenses, Feb. 2000
5 Expenses, March 2000
6 Expenses, April 2000
7 Expenses, May 2000
8 Expenses, June 2000 (1 of 3)
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5 1 Expenses, June 2000 ( 2 of 3)
2 Expenses, June 2000 (3 of 3)
3 Facilities and Engineering, FY03
4-14 Faculty Candidates, 1988-1989
Box Folder
6 1-15 Faculty Candidates, 1987-1989
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7 1-3 Faculty Candidates, 1988-1989
4 FA Balances 1988
5 G-H-I-J-K-L 1989
6 Global Payments 2003
7 GRE's and Missing Items for Applications 1988-1989
8 Graduate Applicants 1986-1987
9 Graduate Applicants 1987-1988
10 Graduate Applicant Stats 1988
11-12 Graduate Candidate,1987-1988
13 Graduate Tuition Worksheets- Continuing Studies Summer 2000
14 GRE Score Reports 1984-1989
15 GreenSheet 1988-1989
16 June-End Year Stationary Orders 1996
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8 1 70400 Mailroom/Postage FY1997 (1 of 2)
2 70400 Mailroom/Postage FY1997 (2 of 2)
3 Math Tournament 1995
4 Math Tournament 1996
5 Math Tournament Feb. 21 1998
6 Minority Fly-In 1994
7 National Merit Scholarship 1997
8 New Graduate Students 1999
9 Owl Day Event April 15-17, 1994
10 Owl Day 1995
11 Owl Day 1996
12 Owl Day 1997
13 Owl Day 1998
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9 1 Owl Weekend 1999
2 Owl Weekend 2000
3 Owl Days 2010
4 Pay Practices 1996
5 People on Leave of Absence 1997
6 Personel Action Forms 1997
7 Problems with Exeter 1999-2000
8 Registration (1 of 3) 1999-2000
9 Registration (2 of 3) 1999-2000
10 Registration (3 of 3) 1999-2000
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10 1 RU Postage & Delivery FY03
2 SAE 1996-2002
3 Schwent Expenses 2003
4 Student Aid 1998-2000 (1 of 3)
5 Student Aid 1998-2000 (2 of 3)
6 Student Aid 1998-2000 (3 of 3)
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11 1 Student Requirements 2000
2 Telecomm FY03 (1 of 2)
3 Telecomm FY03 (2 of 2)
4 Telecommunications FY05 (1 of 3)
5 Telecommunications FY05 (2 of 3)
6 Telecommunications FY05 (3 of 3)
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12 1 Telecommunications Call Records Feb. 2005
2 Tuition Eligibility 1999
3 UPS FY03
4 VillaFranca Expenses 2003
5 Vision 1995
6 Vision 1996
7 Vision 1997 (1 of 2)
8 Vision 1997 (2 of 2)
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13 1 Vision 1998
2 Vision 1999 (1 of 2)
3 Vision 1999 (2 of 2)
4 Vision 2000
5 Withdrawals 1997

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Series II: Staff Expense Reports, 2003-2004

Box Folder
14 1-9 Azzam, Eva Expense Reports 2003-2004
10-25 Browning, Julie Expense Reports 2003-2004
26-37 Connolly, Harriet Expense Reports, 2003-2004
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15 1-20 Heineman, Eric Expense Reports 2003-2004
21 Jung, Suzanne Expense Reports 2004
22-28 Lack, Cinda 2003-2004
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16 1-10 McAlister, Merritt Expense Reports 2003-2004
11-12 McCaffety, Lisa Expense Reports 2003
13-28 Pitre, Sarah Expense Reports 2003-2004
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17 1-12 Schwent/Shultz, Laura Expense Reports 2003-004
13-46 Siler, Tamara Expense Reports 2003-2004
47 Stein, Robert Expense Reports 2003
48-66 Villafranca, Laura Expense Reports 2003-2004

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Series III: Alphabetical Files, 1979-2004

Box Folder
18 1 Administrative Studies: Staffing Ratios, 1994
2 Admissions Council: Statistical Reports, 1991-1997
3 Admission Cycle: Yield Prediction 2001-2004
4 Admissions Officers in Higher Education, by Terry Williams, 1985
5 Wait List Admits Plan, 2002
6 Workshops on Alumni in Admission, 1990-1991
7 Alumni Concerns: Society of Latino Alumni, 1998
8 Alumni Development: Summary of Enrollment/Resource Development Meeting, 2000
9 Alumni: Rice Volunteeers for Admission (RAVA), 2001-2003
10 Alumni: Roster of Alumni Secondary Teachers, 1998
11 Application Data Trends, 1998-2002
12 Application Evaluation: Blue Chip files, 1998-2001
13 Application Evaluation: A Validity Study Predicting Freshman GPA, by Barry McFarland, 1996
14 Application Evaluation: Financial Aid correspondence, 1998
15 Application Evaluation: Language Requirement correspondence, 2000
16 Application Evaluation: SAT II correspondence, 2000
17 Application Processing: Admit Model presentation, 2000
18 Application Processing: Electronic Application Agreement between Rice University and XAP Corporation, 2000
19 Archives Committee correspondence, 1998
20 Assistant Director Search, 2000
21 Athletics: Grant-in-Aid Limitations, 1993
22 Athletics: Policies for Admission of Student Athletes, 1996
23 Barstow Parent Program, nd
24 Bowdoin College Retreat workshop, 2000
25 Brag Facts: University, 1999-2000
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19 1 Julie Mayberry Browning personal file, 1979-1981
2 Case Studies: School Profiles, 2001
3 Case Studies: Casady School, 1997
4 Case Studies: Metairie Park School, 1995
5 Case Studies: Pembroke Hill School, 1995
6 Catalog Committee correspondence, 1994-1995
7 COHFE Retreat papers, 2000
8 College Board correspondence, 1980-1988
9 College Board meeting correspondence, 2000-2001
10 College Board EPS brochure, nd
11 College Urban Student contest entries, nd
12 Commencement Programs, 1989 and 1994-2001
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20 1 Correspondence: Complaints/Compliments, 1995-2001
2 Correpondence to enrolling student, 1998
3 Counselor Fly-In seminar RSVPs, 1998
4 Counselor Fly-In seminar expenses, 1998
5 Counselor Fly-In seminar correspondence and photos, 1991
6 Counselor Fly-In seminar attendees, 1998
7 Counselor Fly-In seminar thank-you notes and evaluations, 1998
8 Counselor Orientation/Duke University, 1988
9 Enrollment: Attrition Statistics, 1997-1999
10 Enrollment: Undergraduate Research Brochure, 2001
11 Enrollment Planning: Student Information System Replacement Project, 1995-1997
12 Enrollment Planning: Student Information System Progress Reports, 1997-1999
13 Ethnic Statistics: Historical Data, 1989-2003
14 Faculty Council correspondence, 2000
15 Financial Aid: The 568 Group, 2001
16 Financial Aid: Admission Deposit Statistics, 1995-1999
17 Financial Aid: Finaid Training, 2000
18 Financial Aid: Meeting Notes, Committee on Admissions and Student Financial Aid, 2000
19 Financial Aid: Proposal for Merit Award program, 2000
20 Financial Aid: Sample Letters to students, 2001
21 Financial Aid: Software memo, 2001
22 Fliers for Colleges, 1990
23 Funding: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board correspondence, 2001
24 Hotel Contract between Rice and The Wyndham Warwick, 1998
25 Hotel Expenses, 1993
26 Interim Report on the Admissions Invterview at Rice, 1988
27 Interviews: Roster of Senior Interviewers, 2001
28 Iteneraries: Eric Heineman, 1998
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21 1 Itineraries: Tamara Siler, 1998-2001
2 Management: Signature and Approval Authority for Contracts, 2001
3 Media and Literature re: Admissions policies, 1985-1989
4 Minority Recruitment Coordinator applicants, 1995
5 Miscellaneous notes and memos (1 of 2)
6 Miscellaneous notes and memos (2 of 2)
7 NACAC Conference materials, 1990
8 NACAC Conference materials, 1998
9 National Merit Scholarship High Scorers Roster, 1994
10 Rice University Newcomer's Guide, 2000
Box Folder
22 1 Rice University Newcomer's Guide, 1996
2 Rice University Newcomer's Guide, 1997
3 Rice University Newcomer's Guide, 1999
4 Other Universities: Forms and Procedures for Smith College, 1999
5 Outstanding Applicant Essays/Counselor's Recommendations, 1987
6 Personnel: Performance Appraisal Forms, 1995
7 Personnel: Sample Freshman Applications for Admission, 2002
8 Personnel: Job Description Form, 1998
9 Personnel: Policies, 1991-1999
10 Personnel: Position Descriptions, 1987-1998
11 Personnel: Prospective Admission Counselors, 1991-1996
12 President: Correspondence with Malcolm Gillis, 1994-1996
13 President: Inauguration Programs for Rupp and Gillis, 1985 & 1993
14 Professional Development: Project Management Course, 1994
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23 1 Professional Organizations: COFHE (1 of 2)
2 Professional Organizations: COFHE (2 of 2)
3 Professional Organizations: COFHE Retreat Summer Meetings, 1998
4 Professional Organizations: COFHE Comparative Information, 1995-1997
5 Professional Organizations: ICUT correspondence, 2000
6 Professional Organizations: Southern Consortium, 1994-1997
7 Professional Organizations: Southern Consortium Seconds Conference, 1997
8 Professional Organizations: Southern Consortium Dean's Retreat, 2001
9 Professional Organizations: Standards for Success, 2001
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24 1 Publications: Correspondence, 1996-1997
2 Registrar: Annual Reports, 2000-2003
3 Registrar: Enrollment Reports to the President, 1997-1999
4 Registrar: Enrollment Reports to the President, 1991-1996
5 Registrar: Roster of Students recommended for Degrees, 1996
6 Retreats: Owl Weekend, 2001
7 Retreats: South Seas Resort, 1999-2000
8 Rice Police Incident Report, 2002
9 Rice Publications: Applications for Admission/Transfer (samples), 1991
10 Rice Publications: CRA brochure, 1992
11 Rice Publications: A Factual Sketch, 1992 and Factsheet 1995
12 Rice Publications: Humanities at Rice (brochure), nd
13 Rice Publications: Office of News and Publications correspondence, 1994-1995
Box Folder
25 1 Rice Publications: Prospective CD for Hobson's, 1999
2 Rice Publications: School of Engineering, 1989-1992
3 Rice Publications: Shepherd School program leaflets, 1992
4 Rice Publications: Boles Video notes, 2000
5 Rice Publications: Recruitment video, 1997
6 Rice Publications: proofs for Weiss school booklet, 1995
7 Rice Recuitment Workshop, RSVPs, 1998
8 SACAC Conference materials, 1985-1987 (1 of 3)
9 SACAC Conference materials, 1988-1991 (2 of 3)
10 SACAC Self-Audit Development Guidelines, 1984
Box Folder
26 1 SACAC Conference materials, 1989 (3 of 3)
2 Scholarships: Bonham Fund, 1980-2000
3 Scholarships: Coca-Cola, 1993
4 Scholarships: Competitors for Awards, 1997-1999
5 Scholarships: Haynie Scholar, 1975-2000
6 Scholarships: HOBY Leadership Conference, 1993-1996
7 Scholarships: Junior Achievement, 1999-2001
8 Scholarships: Merit, 1991-1999
9 Scholarships: National Achievement, 1995
10 Scholarships: Other, 1992-1999
11 Scholarships: Trauber, 2000
12 Scholarships: Urban League of Houston, 1999-2000
13 Scholarships: UT Health Science Center, 2001
14 Scholarships: Westinghouse Science Talent Search, 1996
15 Shepherd School of Music: Student Search, 2001
Box Folder
27 1 Speeches and Workshops: Articles and Publications, 1992
2 Speeches and Workshops: Burnout Workshop, 1996
3 St. John's School: Parent Workshop, 2002
4 Staff Assistant Search: Resumes, 2001
5 Statistics: Acceptance Rates, 2005
6 Statistics: Acceptance Rates, 2000-2001
7 Statistics: Acceptance Rates, 1999-2002
8 Statistics: Admissions Summary, 1991-1999
9 Statistics: Admission Data by State, 1995
10 Statistics: Updates and Reports, 1991-1992
11 Statistics: 1995-1996 Admission Cycle, 1996
12 Statistics: 1994-1995 Admission Cycle, 1995
13 Statistics: 1993-1994 Admission Cycle, 1994
14 Statistics: 1992-1993 Admission Cycle, 1993
15 Statistics: 1991-1992 Admission Cycle, 1992
16 Statistics: COHFE definitions, 1998
17 Statistics: Comparisons by Year, 1993-1996
18 Statistics: Comparisons by Year, 1992-1993
19 Statistics: Engineering Applicants, 1994
20 Statistics: Decline Rates, 1999
21 Statistics: Fact Sheet, 1997
22 Statistics: 1997-1998 Admission Cycle, 1998
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28 1 Statistics: 1998-1999 Admission Cycle, 1999
2 Statistics: 2000-2001 Admission Cycle, 2001
3 Statistics: International Student Enrollment Report, 1996
4 Statistics: Minority Students, 1990-1991
5 Statistics: Predicting Yields, 1999-2000
6 Statistics: Summaries, 1995-1998
7 Statistics: Transfer Students, 1994-2001
8 Statistics: Where They Went in 1998
9 Statistics: 1999-2000 Admission Cycle, 2000
10 Student Admission Council Concerns, 2000
11 Student Affairs: Annual Reports to the Registrar, 1993
12 Student Affairs: Career Services Center correspondence, 1993
13 Student Affairs: Career Services Workshops, 1996
14 Student Affairs: Clubs and Organizations, 1996
15 Student Affairs: Health Coordinator Position, 1997
16 Student Affairs: Phi Beta Kappa Inductees, 1993
17 Student Affairs: Student Judicial Programs Annual Report, 1997
18 Student Affairs: Student Orientation meeting notes, nd
19 Surveys: Cambridge Associates, 2000
20 Testing: College Entrance Examination Board materials, 1991-1993
21 Testing: APIEL materials, 2000
22 Testing: LOEP materials, 1994
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29 1 Testing: National Merit, 1999 (1 of 2)
2 Testing: National Merit, 1999 (2 of 2)
3 Testing: National Merit Scholarship Corporation Annual Report, 1999
4 Testing: SAT materials, brochures, reports, 1990-95 (1 of 2)
5 Testing: SAT materials, brochures, reports, 1990-95 (2 of 2)
6 Testing: SAT materials, brochures, reports, 1996-2000
7 Testing: TOEFL testing manual, brochures, reports, 1995-1997
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30 1 Travel: New England, 1992-1999
2 Travel: EH Itineraries, 2001
3 Travel: JMB Tennessee, 1991
4 Travel: JMB New Hampshire and Massachusetts, 1994-1996
5 Travel: JMB North Carolina, 2000
6 Travel: Recruitment, 1992
7 Travel: School Profiles, Brochures, etc., 1991-1995
8 University Offices: Health Professions Office Summary, 1996
9 University Offices: Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 2001
10 University Organizations: Rice Parking Committee Traffic and Parking Regulations booklet, 2001
11 University Organizations: Society of Families Leadership Committee, 1996
12 University Organizations: Standing Committees, 1993-1997
13 University Organizations: Student Database Task Force, 1995
14 University Organizations: Draft Agreement between UT Houston Health Science Scholarship Foundation, UT-Houston Medical School and Rice University, 2001
15 Visitor Evaluations, 1995-1996

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Series IV: Alphabetical files addendum, 1993-2010

Box Folder
32 1 Admissions committee: Information and guidelines for application review process, 1994-2003
2 CIS Central America Tour
3 Denver Counselor Breakfast, Sept. 29, 2005
4 Enrollment statistics and reports, 1993-1997
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33 1 Fayez Sarofim International Scholarships, 2004-2005
2 Important memos, 2001-2005
3 Information on foreign international systems, 1999-early 2000s
4 International student recruiting, 2006-2007
5 New York City Counselor Fly-In, Feb. 6-9, 2003
6 [Rice] Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS), 2005-2009
7 International students at Rice (students recruiting students), 2004-2005
8 Recruitment Plus, April 2003
9 Rice athletics, miscellaneous material, 2005-2010
10 Report to the Faculty Council Subcommittee on Athletics, 2002
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34 1 "A Report to the Provost on the Student Database Task Force" by Chandler Davidson, Aug. 16, 1995
2 Report (draft) of the Stategic Planning Committee, 1996, "Rice: The Next Century"
3 Research by Chandler Davidson, Chair, Committee on Admissions, pertaining to student athletes at Rice, 1994-2003
4 Society of Families Leadership Committee, 1996
5-9 Statistics and Retreat notes
10 Travel: ECIS Conference, 2005
11 Tulane emergency (Hurricane Katrina), 2005
12-14 Yield models, 2002-2007

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