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Affirmative Action Office Records, 1971-2010

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RG 172

The Affirmative Action Office Records document the development and implementation of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity programs at Oregon State University, especially with regard to women, ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. The records include subject files, affirmative action plans, policies and procedures, reports, and publications. The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity was established at Oregon State University in 1972.

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9.2 cubic feet, including 5 photographs; 10 boxes


The Affirmative Action Office Records are arranged in 5 series: I. Subject Files, 1971-2009; Affirmative Action Plans, 1971-1991; III. Policies and Procedures, 1981-1999; IV. Reports, 1976-1998; and V. Publications, 1977-2010.

Related Papers

The Affirmative Action Office Records are a component of the Oregon Multicultural Archives. Additional materials pertaining to affirmative action at Oregon State University are available in the records of the President's Office (RG 013), President's Commission on the Status of Women (RG 159), Women's Center (RG 243), Associated Students of OSU (RG 011), and Office of Multicultural Affairs (RG 225) as well as the Memorabilia Collection. The records of many colleges, academic departments, and administrative offices include affirmative action plans for those units.

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