Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Presidential Search Committee records (David Leebron), 2002-2004 UA 122



creator Rice University
Title: Rice University Presidential Search Committee records (David Leebron)
Dates: 2002-2004
Abstract: Records reflecting the official business of the Presidential Search Committee, 2002-2004, including documentation of student, faculty, and alumni input; nominations; candidate files; and white paper preparation. This search resulted in the hire of David Leebron as President of Rice University.
Identification: UA 122
Quantity: 4.75 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

The Presidential Search Committee conducted its business between 2002 and 2004, with successful candidate David Leebron being inaugurated as Rice's seventh president on October 2, 2004.


Scope and Contents

Records reflecting the official business of the Presidential Search Committee, 2002-2004, including documentation of student, faculty, and alumni input; nominations; candidate files; and white paper preparation. This search resulted in the hire of David Leebron as President of Rice University.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material requires special permission for access. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 for assistance.

Conditions Governing Access

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 from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center, Rice University.


Index Terms

letters (correspondence)
notes
Rice University -- History

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Robert Patten, Melissa Kean. Received 1/15/04; 1/16/04; 3/11/04.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Committee files

Box Folder
1 - Resource visit write-ups
- Nominations file
- Additional resources
- Articles
- Alumni input
- Faculty input
- Student input
- Staff input
- Student questionnaires
- Phone interview notes - JWC (Crownover)
- Search firm proposals
- Rice: Raw data on other presidents
- Rice: Specific data
- Rice: Key documents
- Rice: Other research and notes
- White Paper drafts
- White Paper - Final
- White Paper preparation
Box
2 Candidate files, A-F
Box
3 Candidate files, G-N
Box
4 Candidate files, O-Z
Box Folder
5 - Reading
- Other interviews
- Infrastructure
- Data for retreat report
- Sub-committee on alumni/students
- Faculty input
- Interactions with Chair
- Organizing meetings
- Colleague communications
Box Folder
6 - Contacts and trips
- Possible candidates/resources