The Office of Multicultural Affairs Records document the administration and functioning of the Office, which was established in 1991, and the variety of multicultural programs and activities for students and faculty at Oregon State University. The Records also reflect the many associated duties of Phyllis Lee, Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs from 1992 until her retirement in 2003.
12.1 cubic feet, including 78 photographs; 14 boxes and 1 map folder
Organized into 15 series: I. Correspondence; II. Committees; III. Staff Meetings; IV. Reports; V. Curriculum Development and Instruction; VI. Scholarships; VII. Presentations; VIII. Newspaper Clippings; IX. Notes; X. Subject Files; XI. Publications; XII. Student Papers; XIII. Off-Campus Organizations and Committees; XIV. Harassment Incident Files; and XV. Photographs.
Documentation pertaining to the Office of Multicultural Affairs is represented elsewhere in the holdings of the OSU Archives. Interaction between the office and the university president and student government can be found in the records of the President’s Office (RG 13) and the Associated Students of OSU (RG 11).
The Oregon Multicultural Archives documents the lives and activities of African American, Asian American, Latino and Native American communities of Oregon. Records from other departments at OSU involved with issues of ethnic and racial diversity are also held by the Archives: the Diversity Development Office (RG 228), the Educational Opportunities Program (RG 230), and the Minority Education Office (RG 229).