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Faculty Senate collection

Identifier: AR 601

Scope and Contents note

Collection contains items collected by the Faculty Senate. Collection includes: materials related to the University; materials related to the academic senate; materials related to the board of regents; articles from the chronicle of higher education; faculty senate constitutions; correspondence/memos; materials related to the Dean's council; materials related to performance improvement; materials related to policies and procedures; materials related to resignations; materials related to shared governance; materials related to the University of Utah; materials related to the Utah council of faculty senate leaders; materials related to Utah State University; materials related to the Utah system of higher education; videotapes; and mini audiotapes. Container listing available upon request.


  • 1967-2018


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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

The Faculty Senate was established in 1977. The Mission of the Faculty Senate at Utah Valley University is to: 1) Provide a faculty voice in the policy making of the University; 2) Improve the professional, economic, and civic status of the faculty members; 3) Build solidarity among the faculty members for the solution of problems of mutual concern; 4) Provide opportunities for leadership; and 5) Stimulate professional enthusiasm.


4.5 Linear Feet (9 boxes)


Collection contains items collected by the Utah Valley University Faculty Senate including articles, correspondence, AV material, and a variety of Faculty Senate records.

Arrangement note

The series arrangement is as follows: 1. Academic Senate; 2. Board of Regents; 3. Chronicle of Higher Education; 4. constitution; 5. correspondence/memos; 6. Dean's Council; 7. Faculty Senate; 8. performance improvement; 9. policy and procedure; 10. resignations; 11. Shared Governance; 12. University of Utah; 13. Utah Council of Faculty Senate Leaders; 14. Utah State University; 15. Utah System of Higher Education; 16. Utah Valley State College; 17. videotapes; 18. audio mini tapes; 19. individual files.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of the Utah Valley University Faculty Senate

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.

Finding aid prepared by AR 601 Aimee Bastarache, Assistant Archivist
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Revision Statements

  • 22 April 2019: Added document to Reports and Manuals.
  • January 2022: Added Box 8 Folders 18-56 and Box 9 Folders 2-37 instances, Amy Roberts, Archives Specialist.

Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States