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Kerry D. Romesburg papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR 104

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of materials collected by Kerry D. Romesburg as well as materials used and filed in the office of the President during his administration. Included are materials related to Utah Valley University under the names: Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem, Utah Valley Community College, and Utah Valley State College.

Dates

  • 1988-2002

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access note

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Conditions Governing Use note

Open for Research. Copyright for official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical/Historical note

Kerry Romesburg served as the 4th president of Utah Valley State College from 1988-2002. During his 14 year presidency, the college changed its mission from a two-year community college to a four-year state college, student enrollment skyrocketed from 8,700 to more than 20,000, and the college's endowment increased from $280,000 to more than $41 million. Kerry is currently the president of Jacksonville University in Florida. He and his wife Judy have two grown sons.

Extent

11 Linear Feet (22 boxes)

Abstract

This collection consists of materials collected by Kerry D. Romesburg as well as materials used and filed in the office of the President during his administration. Included are materials related to Utah Valley University under the names: Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem, Utah Valley Community College, and Utah Valley State College. See Arrangement Note below. Container listing available upon request.

Arrangement note

To retain the original filing order of President Romesburg, folders are filed alphabetically using the original labels, with the following exceptions: unlabeled folders have been labeled and filed alphabetically, and "Miscellaneous" folders are filed at the end of each letter. There is no series for the letter Q.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of the Office of the President

Acknowledgment of Bias and Harmful Content

The Sutherland Archives recognizes there are materials in our collections that may be offensive or harmful. Materials may contain language or depictions that are racist, sexist, Eurocentric, ableist, homophobic, etc. We present such materials unaltered to preserve context and to present a complete historical record. Sutherland Archives staff is making efforts to update our finding aids to acknowledge offensive content.

Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Aimee Bastarache, Assistant Archivist
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2022 February: Edited for description and organization errors; Amy Roberts, Archives Specialist, and Blake McDonald, Archives Aide.

Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

Contact:
800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States