University of Texas Arlington

University of Texas at Arlington Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at Arlington. Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Title: University of Texas at Arlington Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Records
Dates: 1962-1978
1968-1974
Abstract: The Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs is second only to that of President of the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). Wendell H. Nedderman served as Vice President for Academic Affairs from 1967 until 1972. W.A. Baker, Jr., succeeded Nedderman in 1972 when Nedderman was appointed acting president of the university.
Identification: AR252
Extent: 4 boxes (1.44 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs was created in 1959. Wendell H. Nedderman served as Vice President for Academic Affairs from 1967 until 1972. W.A. Baker, Jr., succeeded Nedderman as Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington in 1972 when Nedderman was appointed president of the university. Baker served as Vice President for Academic Affairs from 1973 to 1993. In 1993, the duties of this office were combined under the new designation of Provost and Vice President for Acadmic Affairs.


Scope and Contents

Records contain correspondence, reports, proposals, clippings, newsletters, legal documents, photographs, minutes, plans, brochures, pamphlets, charts, lists, programs, studies, notes, and graduate school evaluations. Records pertain to W.A. Baker, Jr., while acting Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs as well as the files of Wendell H. Nedderman who was Vice President for Academic Affairs before Baker. Includes some correspondence of President Frank Harrison, who served as UTA President from 1969-1972. Materials document a wide range of topics pertaining to various UTA academic programs including the art, business, education, engineering, chemistry, economics, music, and science departments.


Organization

Folders are arranged in alphabetical order according to subject.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Baker, W. A., Jr., 1933---Archives.
Nedderman, Wendell H.--Archives.
Harrison, Frank, 1913-2013--Archives.
Organizations
University of Texas at Arlington. Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs--Records and correspondence.
University of Texas at Arlington--Administration--History--Sources.
Subjects
College administrators--Texas--Arlington--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
University Archives

Related Material

AR300: W.A. Baker Papers (1967-1987)


Administrative Information

Citation

University of Texas at Arlington Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Records, AR252, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Transfer, 1980. Accessioned as number 80-12.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Admission Policies (Graduate School) - Plan, memoranda, list, 1965-1967
2 Business Administration (Membership Application Guide For The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business) Vol.1, October, 1968
3 Business Administration (Membership Application Guide For The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business) Vol.2, October, 1968
4 Career Development Center, Cooper Center - Correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, prospectus, agreements, 1971-1972
5 Career Development Center, Cooper Center - Correspondence, memoranda, guide, report, legal documents, newsletters, 1972-1976
6 Civil Defense - Correspondence, legal documents, newsletters, plans, printed material, fallout shelter sketches, 1966-1970
7 Department of Art - Correspondence, report, 1971-1973
8 Education Department - Correspondence, reports, memoranda, 1971-1973
Box Folder
2 1 Education Department - Correspondence, memoranda, summary, 1974-1976
2 Flower Mound Project - Correspondence, memoranda, photographs, environmental statement, 1971
3 Foundation for Interior Design Education Research - Memoranda, accreditation report, 1977-1978
4 Handicapped Student Association - Correspondence, memoranda, clipping, note, 1973-1974
5 Manpower Training - Correspondence, memoranda, proposal, 1972-1973
6 Minority - Correspondence, reports, memoranda, 1970-1971
7 N.A.S.A. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) - Correspondence, 1969
8 Niki-Hercules Missile Site - Correspondence, notes, report, application, 1969-1972
9 Preliminary Report for The Review of The Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering - Memoranda, reports, 1974
10 Presidential Selection Committee - Correspondence, memoranda, 1973
11 Project MEDIHC - Letter, pamphlet, brochure, printed materials, map, 1974
12 Public Transportation - Prospectus, 1974
Box Folder
3 1 Reorganization of the Department of Business Administration - Report, memoranda, minutes, plans, organizational charts, notes, printed materials, 1974-1977
2 Review of the Graduate Program in Chemistry - Program, 1974
3 Review of the Graduate Program in Economics - Correspondence, memoranda, program, 1974
4 Review of the Graduate Program in English - Correspondence, reviews, programs, 1974
5 Technical Institute Division - Report, feasibility study, 1962
6 Technical Institute Division - Correspondence, proposed program for B.S. degree in technology, presentation outline, news release, petition, memoranda, 1968-1970
7 Technical Institute Division - Correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, 1971
8 Technical Institute Division - Report, questionnaire, 1970
Box Folder
4 1 Texas Bureau for Economic Understanding, Inc. - Correspondence, minutes, clippings, pamphlets, report, newsletters, 1972-1976
2 Urban Mass Transportation Administration - Proposal, reports, 1971-1973
3 UTA-Department of Business Administration - Correspondence, memoranda, report, 1970
4 UTA-Department of Music - Correspondence, memoranda, report, 1974
5 UTA-Department of Science - Correspondence, memoranda, report, 1974-1975