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Old Dominion University Board of Visitors Records, 1920-2010 | Special Collections and University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Old Dominion University Board of Visitors Records, 1920-2010

ID: 01/RG 1-1A

Primary Creator: Old Dominion University. Board of Visitors (1962-)

Extent: 46.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement:

The collection is divided into three series:

Series I: Agendas and Proceedings, dated 1920-2000s, contains agenda and proceedings from the Board of Visitors, College of William and Mary, from 1920 through1958, minutes from Director Lewis Webb’s Advisory Committee, 1947 through 1962, and minutes from Old Dominion College and Old Dominion University Board of Visitors from 1962 to present day. It is organized by decade.

Series II: Committees, dated 1942 to the 2000s, contains documents related to various committees associated with the Board of Visitors, such as Buildings and Grounds, Academics, Development, Institutional Advancement, Athletics, and Student Affairs committees.  It is organized by decade.

Series III: General Correspondence and Miscellaneous, dated 1960s through the 1990s, contains general correspondence on a variety of matters either generated or received by the board.  It is organized by decade.

Date Acquired: 09/23/1974. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors, College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division, Old Dominion University, Old Dominion University--Administrators, Old Dominion University--History, Old Dominion University. Board of Visitors

Languages: English

Abstract

The Old Dominion University Board of Visitors Records, contains office files of the Board, including correspondence, resolutions, committee records, proceedings, and agendas.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains documents related to the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors in its supervision of the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary from 1920 until July 1962.  Additionally, the collection contains documents related to the Board of Visitors, Old Dominion College, and Old Dominion University from July 1962 to present day.  Documents include agendas and proceedings, committee reports, minutes from the director’s local advisory, and general correspondence either received or generated by the board.

Collection Historical Note

The Old Dominion Board of Visitors is the university’s governing body, responsible for overseeing the university’s operations, establishing policy and procedure as well as fiduciary control of the university’s appropriations and expenditures.  In 1919, the College of William and Mary began offering extension courses in the Norfolk area to increase educational opportunities for adults who lived outside the commonwealth’s large university centers.  The governing body responsible for the supervision and management of instruction conducted in Norfolk during this period was the William and Mary Board of Visitors and William and Mary President J.A.C. Chandler.  As demand for classes steadily increased in the Norfolk area throughout the 1920s, an extension campus was established in 1930 known as the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary.  The Norfolk Division was under administrative jurisdiction of the William and Mary Board of Visitors, but received assistance from a local advisory committee composed of Norfolk business and civic leaders who advised on matters related to infrastructure development and capital improvement.  In 1947, Norfolk Division director Lewis Webb expanded the role of the advisory committee by encouraging liaison with the local community to understand how the school could meet the educational needs of the region.  William and Mary’s Board of Visitors relinquished administrative control of the school on July 2, 1962, when the Norfolk Division became independent of the parent school and the first meeting of the Board of Visitors of what was soon to be named Old Dominion College took place.  The current Board of Visitors at Old Dominion University is a 17 member panel, appointed to a four year term by the Governor, responsible for executing all duties related to the university as outlined in the Code of Virginia.  The board may delegate its authority to the University President for matters concerning day to day operations, but retains total authority and responsibility for executing its duties according to Virginia law.

Subject/Index Terms

College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors
College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division
Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University--Administrators
Old Dominion University--History
Old Dominion University. Board of Visitors

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives

Accruals: Additional accessions made from 1975 to 2010.

Alternate Extent Statement: 113 Hollinger document cases

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Acquisition Source: Office of the Executive Vice President and the Secretary of the Board

Acquisition Method: Transfer. Accession #A74-8. Additions have been transferred to Special Collections and University Archives from 1975 to 2010.

Related Materials:

Related Collections:

RG1-B1 The Papers of Francis N. Crenshaw

Oral Histories in the Perry Library: Francis N. Crenshaw

RG1-B2 The Papers of James A. Howard

RG1-B3 The Papers of R.K. Scribner

RG1-B4 The Papers of Earl Gresham

RG1-B5 The Papers of Dr. J. Henry McCoy

RG 1-1 B6 The W. Peyton May Papers

These collections contain the personal notes of board members related to their tenure on the board.

Records related to Old Dominion University while it was the Norfolk Division, 1930-1962, can be found in the Board of Visitors Records of the College of William and Mary at http://scdb.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=6632.

For more information please see https://www.odu.edu/content/odu/about/bov.html.

Preferred Citation: [Item description], [Box number], [Folder number and title], Old Dominion University Board of Visitors Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Agendas and Proceedings],
[Series II: Committees],
[Series III: General Correspondence and Miscellaneous],
[All]

Series III: General Correspondence and Miscellaneous
Sub-Series A: 1960s
Box 92
Folder 1: Old Dominion College Dormitory, 1967-1969
Folder 2: Old Dominion College Education Foundation, 1960s
Folder 3: Endowment – Seeley, Margaret R.
Folder 4: Endowment Fund – Constance Garden
Folder 5: Gadfly incident
Folder 6: General (I)
Folder 7: General (II)
Folder 8: General Information Bulletin
Folder 9: Governor’s Office (I)
Folder 10: Governor’s Office (II)
Folder 11: Governor’s Office (III)
Folder 12: Old Dominion College Library, 1968
Folder 13: BOV Manual Maps – Financial
Box 93
Folder 1: Old Dominion College – Board of Visitors, W. Peyton May
Folder 2: Old Dominion College Medical Center, 1966-1967
Folder 3: Medical School Affiliation
Folder 4: Naming of the Buildings
Folder 5: Naming of the College
Folder 6: Norfolk, City of
Box 94
Folder 1: Organization (I)
Folder 2: Organization (II)
Folder 3: Speaker Policy (I)
Folder 4: Speaker Policy (V)
Folder 5: Speaker Policy (VII)
Folder 6: Speaker policy (VIII)
Folder 7: Speeches
Folder 8: Student Unrest/the Governor
Folder 9: Webb, Lewis
Folder 10: Webb Center
Folder 11: Zero’s Subs, 1969
Box 114
Folder 1: By Laws, Rights and Freedoms of Students, Naval Training at ODU, 1964-1966
Sub-Series B: 1970s
Box 95
Folder 1: Administrative Reorganization
Folder 2: Affirmative Action Plan
Folder 3: Budget Strategy, 1972-1974
Folder 4: Correspondence Board of Visitors
Folder 5: Campus Security
Folder 6: Campus Visitation Program
Folder 7: Construction, General
Folder 8: Comparative Figures, Adm. Salaries – Other, State Institutions
Folder 9: Old Dominion University, EVMS (I)
Folder 10: Old Dominion University, EVMS (II)
Folder 11: Old Dominion University – Relations EVMA
Folder 12: Old Dominion University, Eastern Virginia Medical School (I)
Folder 13: Old Dominion University, Eastern Virginia Medical School (II)
Folder 14: Old Dominion University, Eastern Virginia Medical School (III)
Folder 15: Old Dominion University, Eastern Virginia Medical School (IV)
Box 96
Folder 1: Old Dominion University, Relations with EVMS (I)
Folder 2: Old Dominion University, Relations with EVMS (II)
Folder 3: Old Dominion University, Relations with EVMS (III)
Folder 4: Emergency Control, Student Unrest
Folder 5: Endowment Fund
Folder 6: Expansion Program - Landscaping
Folder 7: Foreman Field – Old Academic
Folder 8: Foreman Lease, 1975
Folder 9: Myrtle Craig Gardens
Folder 10: Guidelines for Faculty Evaluations, July 1973
Folder 11: Hay Program (formulas and percentages), July 1973
Folder 12: Honor Council Report, June 1975
Folder 13: Intercollegiate Athletics (four year plan approved by the BOV), August 1974
Folder 14: John B. Johnson Jr. Memorial
Box 97
Folder 1: Student Rights and Freedom
Folder 2: TIAA-CREF
Folder 3: Tenure Relations Discussions, Education Committee
Folder 4: Travel
Folder 5: University Architect
Folder 6: University Seal
Folder 7: University Health Services
Folder 8: University Senate
Folder 9: University Senate Constitution and By-Laws
Folder 10: Urban Center Director
Folder 11: Virginia Cultural Foundation
Folder 12: Use of Facilities: Policies and Procedures
Folder 13: Use of Name and Authority for making Commitments
Folder 14: VA Institution of Marine Science (Agreement with ODU)
Box 98
Folder 1: Board Liability and Related insurance Coverage (Pending)
Folder 2: Legal Counsel
Folder 3: Library, New
Folder 4: Life Sciences Building
Folder 5: Legislative Program, 1974-1976
Folder 6: Legislative Relations, 1975-1976
Folder 7: H.E. Mall
Folder 8: Master Plan
Folder 9: Miscellaneous
Folder 10: Refining of Mission Statement (Procedures for)
Folder 11: Music Department Problems
Folder 12: Pending
Folder 13: Motor Vehicle Regulations (Vol. 11)
Folder 14: Navy Campus for Achievement Programs
Box 99
Folder 1: Norfolk State College
Folder 2: Norfolk, City of
Folder 3: Observers, Student and Faculty to sit with Board
Folder 4: Office of Civil Rights of HEW
Folder 5: ODU – Norfolk State Report, June 4, 1973
Folder 6: Objectives, 1974-1975; 1975-1976
Folder 7: ODU Magazine Article by Board Members (Nancy Huntley)
Box 100
Folder 1: Organization, 1970
Folder 2: Organization Board, 1967-1969
Folder 3: Orientation
Folder 4: Patent and Copyright Policies
Folder 5: Planning for the University
Folder 6: Virginia Beach Planning Conference, October 16, 17, 1975
Folder 7: President’s Annual Report
Folder 8: Presidential Inauguration, February 1977
Folder 9: President’s Reports To Faculty and Staff (following Board Meeting)
Box 101
Folder 1: Proposed School of Optometry
Folder 2: Bachelor of Arts Degree with Concentration in Russian
Folder 3: Master of Engineering Degree with Concentration in Engineering Mechanics
Folder 4: State Council, December 6-7, 1972
Folder 5: Private Support of ODU, Proposal, 1972
Box 102
Folder 1: Procedures and Regulations for Promoters and Programs
Folder 2: Profile of the University
Folder 3: Promoters and Programs
Folder 4: Protection of Human Subjects, August 14, 1975
Folder 5: Public Relations Office
Folder 6: Publications Board
Folder 7: Purchasing Procedures
Folder 8: Purpose and Evaluation (ODU) (prepared for Long-Range Planning Committee)
Folder 9: Recession of a Degree
Folder 10: Rector of Board, Correspondence
Folder 11: Remunerative Outside Employment (Faculty)
Folder 12: Requests for List of Board
Folder 13: Requests for Viewing of Copies of Board Minutes, etc.
Folder 14: Request for Viewing Budget
Folder 15: Residency Requirements Adopted by Board, April 1973
Folder 16: Retirement Policy, Passed, June 15, 1972
Folder 17: School Advisory Councils, August 1975
Folder 18: Seminars, Board
Folder 19: Solicitation of Funds Policy
Folder 20: Speaker Policy
Folder 21: Standards of Student Conduct
Folder 22: Statement and Action of Board, Budget, 1970-1972
Folder 23: Student Discipline Procedures
Folder 24: State Council (Richmond, Jones 8-9)
Folder 25: Southern Association Self-Study, 1971
Folder 26: Tuition Refunds
Sub-Series C: 1980s-2000s
Box 103
Folder 1: 1980
Folder 2: Rector’s Speech, June 1985
Folder 3: 1980s
Folder 4: 1990s
Folder 5: Reunion, Events, Recognition, 1987-1991
Folder 6: Report of the Communications Committee, undated
Folder 7: ODU (Athletics): Football Study, 1985
Box 104
Folder 1: Academic Affairs
Folder 2: Buildings and Grounds
Folder 3: Development Committee
Folder 4: April 7, 1994
Folder 5: June 23, 1994
Folder 6: Orientation, August 23, 1994
Folder 7: September 22, 1994
Folder 8: August 23, 1996
Folder 9: June 20, 1996
Folder 10: April 11, 1996
Folder 11: April 6, 1995
Folder 12: December 7, 1995
Folder 13: April 10, 1997
Folder 14: June 18, 1998
Folder 15: September 17, 1998
Folder 16: December 12, 1996
Folder 17: December 4, 1997
Folder 18: April 15, 1999
Folder 19: December 9, 1999
Folder 20: June 17, 1999
Folder 21: December 10, 1998
Folder 22: 1992
Folder 23: 1993
Folder 24: Football, November 15, 1992
Sub-Series D: Orientation Manual, 1990
Box 105
Folder 1: Section 1. Roster – 4. By laws
Folder 2: Section 5. Policies
Folder 3: Section 6. Enable – 10. Privacy Act

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