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Office of the Provost records

Identifier: 02.OP

Scope and Contents

The Office of the Provost records are organized into 4 record groups: ADMINISTRATIVE, FACULTY, FACULTY RESEARCH, and UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE RESEARCH. The ADMINISTRATIVE record group countains the following series: Committees, Deans Advisory Council, Program Reviews, and Reports, as well as other materials realted to the administration of the Office of the Provost. The FACULTY record group contains the following series: Sabbatical, Tenure, Promotion, and Evaluations, and University Research and Sabbatical Leave Committee (URSLC). The FACULTY RESEARACH record group contains the following series: Faculty Research and Creative Activity Fellowship, New Faculty Research Award (NFA), Reserach Excellence Fund (REF) Research Support Award (RSA), and Spring/Summer Research Awards, as well as files on research awards dated 2006-2012 amd internal research award materials. The UNDERGRADUTE AND GRADUATE RESEARCH record group contains the following series: Graduate Studies and Research Support Fund (GSRSF) and Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program Award (URSP). The record groups are arranged alphabetically and within the record groups are series that are arranged chronologically. Each series includes files such as research funding/sabbatical applicant files, reports, correspondence, agendas, proposals, minutes, ratings and rankings, award overviews, reports, committee minutes and memos, approved and denied research funding applications, and promotion and evaluation files, which are arranged alphabetically.


  • Creation: 1980 - 2015

Conditions Governing Access

Notes by committee members pertaining to the discussion/decision on whether to grant an award requires permission from the Graduate School. Please contact the Graduate School before contacting the Archives to obtain written permission.

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

Administrative History note

The Office of the Provost brings together key academic leadership and resources to promote excellence in teaching, research, professional achievement, creative activity, and service. The Office of the Provost serves faculty and students in their pursuit of academic excellence.


51.5 Linear Feet (36 record center boxes, 41 archive boxes, 2 half-size archive boxes, 1 disk box)

Language of Materials



The Office of the Provost records contains agendas, minutes, award overviews, sabbatical reports, award letters, approved and denied research funding letters, correspondence, and ratings and rankings from 1980-2015. Materials not included in this collection are the administrative files of individual Provosts, e.g. correspondence, schedules, initiatives, etc.

Office of the Provost records
Tiara Alexander, Brooke Boyst, CA, Akaiia Ridley, EMU Graduate Student
2013 October 25
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Repository Details

Part of the Eastern Michigan University Archives Repository

Bruce T. Halle Library, Room 310
955 West Circle Drive
Ypsilanti Michigan 48197