Detailed Description of The Collection

Series I: American Association of University Professors (AAUP)- Xavier University Chapter Records, 1961-2011

Scope and Content
Series I contains constitutions, minutes, correspondence, surveys, and reports created by the Xavier University chapter of the AAUP. Topics addressed in the minutes and correspondence include faculty salaries and benefits, chapter officer elections, campus communication, academic freedom, student enrollment, and Xavier University's relationship with the Jesuit community. Material from the late 1970s through the early 1980s discusses Xavier University's acquisition of Edgecliff College. There are also research files on topics such as collective bargaining, institutional mergers, and affirmative action. In addition, the series contains by-laws, minutes, and correspondence from the restoration of the chapter from 2009-2011.

Box 1 / Folder 1
Constitutions, 1962-1981

Box 1 / Folder 2-5
Minutes, 1962-1983

Box 1 / Folder 6-7
Correspondence, 1971-1986

Scope and Content: Includes correspondence between the Xavier University Chapter, chapters at other universities, the Ohio Conference, and the National Office.

Box 1 / Folder 8
Motions for consideration, 1985 March 7

Scope and Content: The motions address the financial state of Xavier University and faculty participation in the budget process.

Box 1 / Folder 9-10
Collective bargaining research files, 1974-1982

Box 1 / Folder 11
Articles about institutional mergers and affirmative action, 1981-1982

Box 2 / Folder 1
Faculty salary surveys, 1961-1987

Series II: American Association of University Professors (AAUP)- Ohio Conference and National Office Materials, 1964-1982

Scope and Content
Series II consists of correspondence between the chapter and the Ohio Conference of the AAUP and the AAUP National Office as well as reports, newsletters, and publications dating from 1964-1982.

Box 2 / Folder 4-5
Ohio Conference minutes, directories, and reports, 1964-1982

Box 2 / Folder 6
Ohio Conference newsletters, 1974-1981

Box 2 / Folder 7
National Office correspondence and newsletters, 1974-1982

Box 2 / Folder 8
National Office membership kit, 1982