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University Collections: Small Series Inventories
UWRF SS 2: Biennial
Faculty Survey Reports, 1954-1966
Included in these folders are the meeting minutes of the American Council on Education from 1948-1954. Many of these meetings discuss higher education, the Selective Service and the G.I. Bill. Scattered newsletters from 1954-1957 and 1966-1968, detail international education, questionnaire reports and federal programs. Scattered correspondence by President Kleinpell from 1959-1964 to the council are also included.
Indexes to book abstracts published by faculty throughout the Wisconsin State University system from 1967-1970. WSU faculty publish books during the academic year. This is an index of abstracts to the books published by Wisconsin faculty, including River Falls.
Application forms and correspondence from UW-River Falls male faculty who were involved in annual trips from 1967-1972 to the Namekagon River.
Salary schedules for the
employees and faculty at UW-River Falls from 1925-28. Includes names
and the amounts paid to the individuals.
Reports and booklets detailing unemployment benefits in Wisconsin from 1937-1941.
A paper written by Karen Handorf and updated by Carol Ciaccio. This paper traces the history of debate at River Falls from its beginning in 1914 to 1975. The years are broken down into specific categories. Walker Wyman was one of many influential people who aided in the establishment of debate at UW-River Falls.
The Counseling Center newsletters dating from 1969-1975, as well as various handouts about handling drug and alcohol abuse, career counseling and general counseling services provided at UW-River Falls.
Details the strengths and goals, as well as an evaluation of the Chemistry and Physics Department at UW-River Falls. Also included are 1988 graduates of the program, the evaluators, and the names of faculty.
Meeting minutes discussing the proposed observance of the State College System’s 100th anniversary of the founding of the first Normal School at Platteville. Activities being planned are to be held in 1966-67. Walker Wyman was part of the planning committee.
Compiled by A.D. Barrett,
information and statistics taken from the American College Test are
represented in various diagrams and charts according to the area of
study for 1966-68.
Meeting minutes, from 1959-67 and 1970-71, for the Wisconsin State Colleges Building Corporation.
Various newspaper articles, correspondences, reports, newsletters, lists of participants and pamphlets regarding the Quarter and Semester Abroad Programs.
A report on the minority group studies minor at UW-River Falls, 1970. A report about minority and educationally disadvantaged students and Affirmative Action, 1972. Pamphlets, newsletters, newspaper articles and scattered correspondence regarding minority students and faculty.
Contains programs and information about the Athletic Hall of Fame on campus.
Includes Audiovisual Media
Catalogues and the Tri-County Cooperative Film Library Catalogs, which
detail the film equipment, description of films and other various materials
held in the UW-River Falls Audiovisual Department from the late 60’s
Meeting minutes assessing the computer needs and costs at UW-River Falls, issues of the “UWRF Computer Newsletter,” scattered correspondence, a booklet outlining the duties of the Computer Center, and a history of computing on campus written in ca. 1999.
UWRF SS 20: UWRF/RF
Economic Impact, 1964, 1977, 1987
A number of booklets describing
the fee payment procedure, the registration procedure, as well as a
listing of tuition prices for UW- River Falls.
A critical analysis of prerequisite
classes offered in various departments at UW-River Falls from 1965-66.
Book detailing the proceedings
at the Small College Computing Symposium held at UW-River Falls in 1990.
Includes descriptions of projects exhibited and speeches delivered during
Assessment of the facilities
and class needs at the River Falls Teachers College taken in the 1937-38
List of programs universities
could apply for extramural support. Also included is a packet of information
pertaining to education grants.
Newspaper article printed
from the 1989 River Falls Journal about Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo.
Newsletters from UW-River
Falls, newspapers and scattered correspondence regarding the Wisconsin
Reports detailing the procedure and qualifications the University of Wisconsin System adopted for candidates applying for teacher certification.
Orientation test results for students entering Wisconsin State College-River Falls.
UW-River Falls programs from scattered years and department events such as literary, debate, music, theatre, agriculture, and faculty, as well as sports.
Lists of UW-River Falls faculty
willing to speak to the public on various subjects from agriculture
and education to science and current events. The books were compiled
by the Public Relations Committee.
Reports detailing the condition
and usage of the Student Center, the Student Center Gamesroom and the
University Food Service. Also included is the 1966-67 student center
The president’s council
meeting minutes at UW-River Falls from 1964-67. President Kleinpell
addresses academic standards and university operations among other topics.
Also included is the freshman grade report for Fall 1966.
Handbook from the Teacher
Education program at UW-River Falls in 1953. Includes an overview of
the curriculum and the philosophy of teacher education.
Newsletters, meeting minutes,
flyers and correspondence regarding various women’s groups and
activities at UW-River Falls.
Wisconsin Academic Conference of Student Government Directory for 1971, includes contact information for colleges in Wisconsin participating in the conference.
UW-River Falls offered the
Free University, which allowed students to take practical classes with
real life applications for free during the winter quarter.|
Correspondence and reports
regarding personnel benefits, insurance programs and salary divisions,
among other issues handled by the Personnel Office.
Orientation booklet for new students. Included in the booklet are short stories as well as a history of UW-River Falls with pictures.
Newsletters and correspondence
discussing budget issues, reviews of campus programs and services, as
well as assessing the needs of the UW-River Falls students and faculty.
Various blank forms from
grade reports, office supplies, travel expense reports, faculty appointments,
textbook requests to requests for electronics repair.
Lists of participants of the Women’s Soccer Club and scattered correspondence regarding game schedules and meetings.
regarding the development of an Institutional Mission the University
of Wisconsin System. Also covered is the discussion of graduate and
undergraduate programs offered and their expense at specific universities.
Data reports from the UW schools are also included.
Data reports and correspondence
regarding women at UW-River Falls. Includes informational reports on
women’s housing, types of employment and other women’s issues.
The application form to add
North Hall to the National Register of Historic Places, numerous floor
plans, the North Hall remodeling project 1975-77 booklet, remodeling
proposals and various other reports.
Reports evaluating the general
education program of the Wisconsin State College at River Falls. Also
includes data of grade distributions from 1951-53.
Newsletters regarding the
UW-River Falls’ Collaboration Across Campus project, which focused
on re-landscaping the west lawn area of North Hall, the renovation of
the South Fork branch of the Kinnickinnic River and the redesign of
the campus mall area of the University. The project is a result of a
three-year grant awarded to River Falls by the U.S. Department of Education
in an effort to renovate campus and give students hands-on experience.
An analysis and evaluation
of the average salaries and compensation of faculty benefits at institutions
dedicated to higher education. The report compares the UW System faculty
salary and compensation from 1977-80 to other universities in the country.
An informational report with
statistics outlining the needs and problems of the commuter, married
and off-campus student population at WSU-River Falls in 1965.
Newsletter of the establishment
of Westconsin Credit Union on the UW-River Falls campus. Also included
are pamphlets of the services offered by the financial institution.
Correspondence, newsletters, educational/campus awareness material and reports about the issues faced by the Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Task Force at UW-River Falls.
A history and development of the Registrar’s Office at UW-River Falls written in 1981.
A student study taken in 1993 of The Student Voice to assess the problems and possible solutions for the newspaper production.
Two policy reports from UW-River Falls regarding scientific research involving animals and humans.
Current events newsletters directed at students which report campus activities and organizations.
Correspondence and reports
relating to the establishment of a cable channel and Television Services
at UW-RF. Also discussed is presenting broadcasting students with hands-on
experience by making the cable channel part of the curriculum.
Copies of Student Development
brochures and newsletters which cover student related topics such as
events, organizations and academics. Also includes materials about services
for students, study tips, contact info., etc.
Extension Line is an informational newsletter produced by the Extension Department at UW-RF, which covers topics of courses offered, events and activities occurring on campus.
Report of the summer ceramics honors seminar offered at UW-RF in 1963. Includes photographs of students’ work, objectives and lesson plans and overall summary of the course.
Reports, correspondence and testimonies relating to the operations, policies, regulations and the decision to close the UW-River Falls trailer court for married couples or single parents with dependent children who attend the university.
A report by the Institutional
Resource Committee which reviews issues at UW-River Falls, its Affirmative
Action Plan in relation to the status of women in the University of
Newspaper articles written
by Madison Capital Times editor and publisher William T. Evjue, as well
as articles about his visit to UW-River Falls.
Booklet, newspaper articles
and memo about the nationwide effort, the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial
Quilt, which was displayed at UW-River Falls in 1992.
Handbooks for classified employees at UW-River Falls which cover the topics of employment policies and procedures, employee benefits, salary administration, health and safety and advancement opportunities.
Reports, booklets and correspondence
relating to the history of parking at UW-River Falls and the parking
regulations instituted overtime.
Research study of part-time
student employment at UW-River Falls, booklet about student employment
and employee memos regarding on-campus student employment.
Student organization publications;
flyers, signs and booklets of student produced poetry, short stories
and editorials which reflect political opinions.
Flyer against the demolition
of the Industrial Arts Building at UW-River Falls.
Correspondence, booklets, drawings done by and information about architect William Waters, who designed houses and school buildings in Wisconsin, mainly for the Oshkosh area. Waters also designed buildings in River Falls.
Ledger including the names
of veteran students active in the Veterans Club at UW-River Falls from
Correspondence and reports discussing the debate whether or not to institute ROTC at UW-River Falls.
Book of various environmental
studies conducted by professors at Universities from all over Wisconsin.
Some of the studies include: Water Resource Development, Water Pollution
and Housing Resources.
Reports of administrative
policies at UW-River Falls in 1987. Examples of policies covered include:
Safety and Health, Parking Regulations, Smoking/Clean Indoor Air Act
and Alteration, Renovation and Construction of Physical Facilities.
A booklet which contains
a brief history of the Knights of Seldom Inn, biographies of its members,
and their mailing addresses. Also includes a newspaper article on their
This series documents the
Grants Office annual celebration of research by UW-RF students. Included
with the series are copies of the Endeavor journal.
The establishment of the
Rural Development Institute and reports produced from that office. Also
included is a Total Quality Management Overview exploring the management
and quality of schools.
Handbook produced at UW-River
Falls outlining the guidelines for hiring faculty and staff. Special
emphasis is placed on Affirmative Action policies and their role in
university hiring functions.
Minutes, agendas, information
sheets, articles and letters to the editor published in the Student
Voice relating to the Shared Governance 2000 debate. Shared governance
is the process by which students are active participants in the immediate
governance and policy development at the University.
Study of UW-River Falls’
recruitment rate and retention of students taken in 1997. Includes facts,
figures, charts and improvement ideas.
Newsletters and news articles
relating to the establishment of Habitat for Humanity at UW-River Falls
and projects they have worked on.
The Parents Pages are newsletter
produced by UW-River Falls for the parents of college students in order
to inform them about campus activities and happenings in the UW System.
Contains a book of essays
about the struggles of women on college campuses in the 1980's, a history
of the formation of the Women's Studies minor at UW-River Falls, correspondence
relating to the Women's Studies program, and a 1974 UW System report
on the importance of adding the Women's Studies option into the curriculum.
Survey taken in 1970 during
Summer Orientation. The survey asks questions related to controversial
issues regarding higher education and is meant to assess the attitudes
and opinions of parents and students.
Correspondence and reports
documenting the formation and guidelines of the UW-River Falls Honor
Professional evaluation and
assessment of the Ames Teacher Education building and the decision to
build what would become the Walker Wyman Education building.
A memoir written by Frederick
Trautmann about his movement from army to student life. Trautmann writes
fondly about his memories of the city and university at River Falls
Evaluation of the proposed
Dairy Science Teaching Center project to be built at the Mann Valley
Farm. The new facilities will support the growing undergraduate Dairy
Science program at UW-River Falls.
Draft environmental impact statement prepared by Ayres Associates for a 142,660 gross square foot New Student Union to be constructed on the site of the existing Ames Teacher Education Building. The new facility, budgeted at $28.4 million, will be designed and constructed with an emphasis on “green” architecture, with the intent of gaining a Silver rating in the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. This will be the first building to achieve this level of recognition in the UW System.
Final environmental impact
assessment prepared by Ares Associates. The project site is located
in the southwest corner of the campus in the Ramer Field, Hunt Arena,
and Knowles Center athletic complex. The 14,365 square-foot building
addition will occupy an area currently used as a manicured practice
field. The proposed site is directly north of the northern wall of the
W.H. Hunt Arena and directly east of the southeast corner of the Robert
P. Knowles Physical Education and Recreation Center.
The pre-college camp is a
summer camp held on the campus that is for minority students in the
area. The collection consists photographs of participants and counselors,
rosters of participants, and artistic contributions from participants.
A study of campus handicap
accessibility done by students in the social work program as their senior
class project in May of 2003.
A timeline history created by Prof. Lowell McCann in 2005 of the Physics Dept. at UW-RF.
An award (Minnesota Governor’s
Citation of Honor) received by the UW-RF Sociology Dept. in 1978 for
five years of student internship work in the patient advocate’s
office at Fergus Falls State Hospital.
The series contains booklets
produced each year for an annual celebration of the previous year’s
creative activities by faculty and staff. Each booklet gives a synopsis
of the faculty/staff work produced the previous year.
This series contains material relating to a university committee that deals with enrollment issues on the campus.
This series contains information about a horse science institute held on campus since 1960.
This series contains records
from the honorary mathematics society on campus. Pi Delta Theta was
the original name of the group. In 1965, they became known as Kappa
Mu Epsilon. The records include minutes and various other materials.
This series contains a booklet
written in 2006 highlighting international activities in the past 40+
years by CAFES.
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