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Oregon State University
Special Collections and Archives
Research Center

Presidential Search Committee Records, 1969-1970View associated digital content.

The Presidential Search Committee Records consist of materials assembled and created by the Executive Secretary of the Committee, Robert L. Phillips, in the course of the Committee’s work to conduct a search for the President of Oregon State University.  This search led to the selection and appointment of Robert W. MacVicar as the 11th President of Oregon State University. The Presidential Search Committee was established by the Chancellor of the Oregon State System of Higher Education and included academic deans, faculty, students, members of the Board of Higher Education, and alumni.
ID: RG 310
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Statement on Description: These materials were placed in the Continuing Higher Education and Summer Term  Records (RG 179) when they were received in 1970 and 1971.  The 1970 transfer included records pertaining to specific applicants that were destroyed in 1985; a folder of minutes and procedural documents was retained.  In 2019, all of the remaining records of the Presidential Search Committee were separated from the Continuing Higher Education and Summer Term Records (RG 179) to form this separate collection.
Preferred Citation: Presidential Search Committee Records (RG 310), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were transferred to the former University Archives by the Summer Term Office in 1970 and 1971.
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