Graduate Curriculum and Student Outcomes Assessment Files, 1995-2004 / Vivian R. Jackson Papers

Collection Overview

Title: Graduate Curriculum and Student Outcomes Assessment Files, 1995-2004 / Vivian R. Jackson Papers

Record Series: 11/01/02/01

Record Group:

11/01/02 Faculty & Staff Papers

Creator: Graduate College, UNI

Date: 1995-2004

Extent: 5 boxes (2.09 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

This material came to SC&UA from the Graduate College in January 2005. Some material in the collection may have been added by Professor Jackson's successor as Associate Dean, Professor Jacqueline McGlade.

Sensitive Materials Statement: Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code § 22.7). 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 the University of Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], in the [Series Title] #[series number], [folder number or title when applicable], [Collection Name], Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa. 

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Scope and Content

These files were created and maintained by Professor Vivian R. Jackson, Associate Dean of the Graduate College. The files reflect her areas of particular responsibility within the Graduate College, notably graduate student outcomes assessment and graduate curriculum. But the files also include information about the McElroy Fellowship as well as policies affecting graduate students.


Boxes 1-4

  • These files include meeting minutes, guidelines, memos, reports, and other documents relating to outcomes assessment and curriculum revision of graduate programs. The files are divided between assessment and curricular matters. Within each of those divisions, the files are arranged in general chronological order. The level of specificity for the files of each year varies considerably.
  • Box 4 also includes files relating to the McElroy Fellowship, 1989-2003. Access to portions of the McElroy Fellowship files that contain student records is restricted.

Box 5

  • Brief files relating to policy affecting graduate students
    • Conflict of interest policy, 1995
    • Graduate credit earned as a senior, 1986
    • Graduate advising review--Ira Tolbert, 1984
    • Graduate College space allocations, 1997
    • Graduate scholarships, 1998-1999]
    • Graduate student handbooks
    • Marketing graduate education
    • Minority faculty
    • Minority graduate student association
    • Non-academic probation and dismissal policy, 2001
    • North Iowa Area Community College
    • Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship
    • Scientific misconduct policy, 1999

Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid prepared by Gerald L. Peterson, University Archivist, November 2005. Updated by Gerald Peterson, November 17, 2005 and Library Associate Dave Hoing, December 2017 and April 2018. Linear feet updated August 28, 2017.