North Carolina State University, Office of the Provost, University Committees Records 1979 -2001

Creator
North Carolina State University. Office of the Provost
Size
1 linear foot (2 archival boxes)
Location

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Call number
UA 005.004

The North Carolina State University, Office of the Provost, University Committees Records contain correspondence and information related to the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence faculty award and records for recipients of the award from 1994 to 1999. It also contains agendas, correspondence, member lists and minutes from the Merit Awards Committee dating from 1979 to 2001.

The Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor is the chief academic officer under the Chancellor and is responsible for review and approval of all academic programs and policies, as well as the appointment, promotion, and compensation of the faculty. The position first existed as the Dean of the Faculty beginning in November 1955. In 1967, the title was changed to Provost, and in 1971 to Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Biographical/historical note

The Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor is the chief academic officer under the Chancellor and is responsible for review and approval of all academic programs and policies, as well as the appointment, promotion, and compensation of the faculty. The position first existed as the Dean of the Faculty beginning in November 1955. In 1967, the title was changed to Provost, and in 1971 to Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

For the Holladay Medal for Excellence Committee: The award was named for Alexander Quarles Holladay, North Carolina State University's first Professor of History and first President (when the university was termed State College). The Holladay Medal was established by The Board of Trustees of North Carolina State University on April 24, 1992. The award recognizes the contributions that Holladay made to the university and honors the work of current faculty who gain notability for excellence in research, teaching, or extension and engagement. Now managed by the Office of Faculty Development, the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence continues ot be awarded annually as of 2012. It is regarded as the highest award made by the university in recognition of faculty achievements.

The Holladay Medal for Excellence Committee is appointed by the provost and includes: one past recipient of the Holladay Medal Award, one recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award, one member of the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension, one winner of the Alumbi Outstanding Research Award, the Chair of the Faculty, or designee, the President of the Student Body, or designee, and the Chair of the Staff Senate, or designee. The committee reviews nominations with input from the Provost and then may submit up to ten (10) portfolios to the Chancellor for review and submission to the Academic Affairs and Personnel Committee of the Board of Trustees which reviews the nominations and recommends awards to the Board of Trustees

For the Merit Awards Committee: The Merit Awards Committee was responsible for programming activities with currently enrolled Merit Awards Scholars, managing a major freshman Merit Scholarship process and administering the John Gatling, James M. Johnston, National Merit, and Truman Scholarship competitions as well as a number of other special "name" scholarships for freshmen and continuing students.

Scope/content

The North Carolina State University, Office of the Provost, University Committees Records contain correspondence and information related to the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal faculty award and records for recipientsof the award from 1994 to 1999. It also contains agendas, correspondence, member lists and minutes from the Merit Awards Committee dating from 1979 to 2001.

Physical description

2 archival boxes

Arrangement

This collection is divided into two series: 1. Holladay Medal for Excellence Committee and 2. Merit Awards Committee. The materials within the series are arranged chronologically.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Office of the Provost, University Committees Records, UA 005.004, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred from the North Carolina State University, Office of the Provost, Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence Committee and Merit Awards Committee.

Processing information

Processed by Todd Kosmerick, 2007

Encoded byTodd Kosmerick, 2007

Additional processing by Kelsey Chandler, August 2012

Additional processing by Meaghan Lanier, March 2014

The collection is organized into two principal series:

Holladay Medal for Excellence Committee Records 1994-1999 (UA 005.004 Series 1)

Correspondence, lists of nominees and materials related to nominees for the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence. The award was named for Alexander Quarles Holladay, North Carolina State University's first Professor of History and first President (when the university was termed State College). The Holladay Medal was established by the Board of Trustees of North Carolina State University on April 24, 1992. The award recognizes the contributions that Holladay made to the university and honors the work of current faculty who gain notability for excellence in research, teaching, or extension and engagement. Now managed by the Office of Faculty Development, the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence continues ot be awarded annually as of 2012. It is regarded as the highest award made by the university in recognition of faculty achievements.

Arranged by year and alphabetically within each year.

General Correspondence and Program 1996-1997
Box 1, Folder 1
Cockerham, Clark C. Nomination Materials 1994
Box 1, Folder 2
Parramore, Barbara M. Nomination Materials 1994
Box 1, Folder 3
Skaggs, Wayne R. Nomination Materials 1994
Box 1, Folder 4
Burns, Robert P. Nomination Materials 1995
Box 1, Folder 5
Fadum, Ralph E. Nomination Materials 1995
Box 1, Folder 6
Hersh, Solomon P. Nomination Materials 1995
Box 1, Folder 7
Patty, Richard R. Nomination Materials 1995
Box 1, Folder 8
Elkan, Gerald H. Nomination Materials 1996
Box 1, Folder 9
Hart, Franklin D. Nomination Materials 1996
Box 1, Folder 10
Hopfenberg, Harold B. Nomination Materials 1996
Box 1, Folder 11
Tucker, William P. Nomination Materials 1996
Box 1, Folder 12
Successful Nominees List 1998
Box 1, Folder 13
Cooper, Arthur W. Nomination Materials 1998
Box 1, Folder 14
Haase, David G. Nomination Materials 1998
Box 1, Folder 15
Littlejohn, Michael A. Nomination Materials 1998
Box 1, Folder 16
Sanoff, Henry Nomination Materials 1998
Box 1, Folder 17
Recipients List 1999
Box 1, Folder 18
Clark, James W. Nomination Materials 1999
Box 1, Folder 19
Felder, Richard M. Nomination Materials 1999
Box 1, Folder 20
Swaisgood, Harold E. Nomination Materials 1999
Box 1, Folder 21
Zorowski, Carl F. Nomination Materials 1999
Box 1, Folder 22
Merit Awards Committee Records 1979-2001 (UA 005.004 Series 2)

Includes agendas, lists of committee members, meeting minutes, memoranda, handwritten notes, and other working documents. The Merit Awards Committee was responsible for programming activities with currently enrolled Merit Awards Scholars, managing a major freshman Merit Scholarship process and administering the John Gatling, James M. Johnston, National Merit, and Truman Scholarship competitions as well as a number of other special "name" scholarships for freshmen and continuing students.

Arranged chronologically.

Correspondence and Minutes 1979-1980
Box 2, Folder 1
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1980-1981
Box 2, Folder 2
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1981-1982
Box 2, Folder 3
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and MInutes 1982-1983
Box 2, Folder 4
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1983-1984
Box 2, Folder 5
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1984-1985
Box 2, Folder 6
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List, Minutes and Resolution 1985-1986
Box 2, Folder 7
Agendas, Member List and Minutes 1986-1987
Box 2, Folder 8
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1987-1988
Box 2, Folder 9
Agendas, Member List and Minutes 1988-1989
Box 2, Folder 10
Agendas, Member List and Minutes 1989-1990
Box 2, Folder 11
Agendas, Member List and Minutes 1990-1991
Box 2, Folder 12
Agendas, Member List and Minutes 1991-1992
Box 2, Folder 13
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1992-1993
Box 2, Folder 14
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1993-1994
Box 2, Folder 15
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1994-1995
Box 2, Folder 16
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1995-1996
Box 2, Folder 17
Agendas, Member List and Minutes 1996-1997
Box 2, Folder 18
Agendas, Conceptual Vision document, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1997-1998
Box 2, Folder 19
Agendas, Applicant Data, Correspondence, Member List, Minutes and Selection Critera 1998-1999
Box 2, Folder 20
Agendas, Correspondence, Member List and Minutes 1999-2000
Box 2, Folder 21
Agendas, Applicant Data, Member List and Minutes 2000-2001
Box 2, Folder 22

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Office of the Provost, University Committees Records, UA 005.004, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.