Guide to the Office of Institutional Research Records
1965-1971

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: University of Oregon. Office of Institutional Research.University of Oregon. Office of Planning and Institutional Research.
Title: Office of Institutional Research records
Dates: 1965-1971 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 3.0 linear feet (2 containers)
Collection Number: UA 124
Summary: The Office of Institutional Research conducts research on student, faculty, and staff to promote on-going institutional self-assessment and provides management information and analytical support to the University's decision makers. The collection contains records transferred from the Office of Institutional Research and Office of Planning and Institutional Research.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Historical Note

The Office of Institutional Research provides management information and analytical support to the University's decision makers, enhancing strategic planning and policy-making processes. They serve as the chief information clearinghouse for the University and conduct research on student, faculty, and staff to promote on-going institutional self-assessment. Institutional Research also fulfills the University's compliance reporting requirements at both the federal and state levels.

Content Description

The collection contains records transferred from the Office of Institutional Research and Office of Planning and Institutional Research.

Material is organized by accession and includes the following material: (lists are not comprehensive)

Accession 10697.A: office files, correspondence, and material from Fred Mohr, 1965-1971.

Accession 1996.846.A: Campus Division guidelines and survey report, 1967-1969.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Materials may need to be reviewed by the University Archivist for confidential materials prior to access.

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other 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 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 Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Office of Institutional Research records, UA 124, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Material within this collection has been organized by accession. This organization reflects the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. This organization is also based on the decision not to merge the various accessions and organize them as a whole at this point in time, give the fact that future accruals are anticipated and/or that this organization is deemed sufficient for access.

Researchers should note that materials within a series or accession may overlap and/or relate to materials found in other accessions or initially processed materials. For example, correspondence may be found in all or only some groupings. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers may need to consult each accession.

Researchers should also note that similar materials can be arranged differently in each accession, depending on how the material is organized upon receipt or during initial processing. For instance, correspondence is one accession may be arranged alphabetically, while correspondence in another accession is arranged chronologically.

Future Additions :  

Continued transfers of records from the Office of Institutional Research are expected indefinitely.

Acquisition Information :  

The records have been acquired through occasional transfers from the Office of Institutional Research and the Office of Planning and Institutional Research.

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by Tanya Parlet, 2012

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing. Multiple accession(s) for the collection have not been merged or organized as a whole. Each accession is described separately.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.


Subjects

  • Subject Terms :
  • Education, Higher--Oregon--Eugene
  • Education, Higher--Research--Oregon.
  • Universities and colleges--Oregon--Eugene
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Surveys (documents)

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