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Athletic Policy Review, 1978-1979

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 9

Scope and Contents note

From the Record Group:

The John M. Driscoll papers consist of administrative files, correspondence, legal files, minutes, news media, printed material, personal papers, and reports. Administrative records include information on investment policies and endowment funds, Board of Trustees resolutions and membership information, policy statements, financial and salary information, and insurance information. Correspondence makes up the largest portion of the collection and dates from 1974 to 1988. Copies of outgoing correspondence are arranged chronologically, but the bulk of the correspondence is arranged by topic. The subjects cover a wide range of University matters, including academic policies, athletics, Board of Trustees matters, commencements and honorary degrees, public relations, development and capital campaigns, student matters, and faculty matters, including collective bargaining with faculty. The legal series includes records on estates, academic appeals, faculty and student legal matters, and information regarding St. Mary’s Hall and the separate incorporation of St. Thomas Monastery. Minutes, agendas, and related memoranda are present for the Board of Trustees meetings (1975-1988), Vice President’s meetings (1977-1988), as well as for several faculty and administrative committees. News media includes newspaper clippings about Father Driscoll and Villanova activities (1978-1988) and clippings and programs related to the Contemporary Shakespeare Company (1979-1982). Personal papers include addresses given by Father Driscoll (1971-1988); an agenda log (1975-1988); daily calendars (1964-1988); and various invitations and programs. Finally, the collection includes reports from a variety of University offices and committees as well as other associations, on topics such as athletics, academics, student life, development, strategic planning, accreditation, and self-studies and assessments.

Dates

  • Creation: 1978-1979

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is partially open for research. Please contact to Distinctive Collections for more information.

Extent

From the Record Group: 28.5 Linear feet (57 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Repository Details

Part of the Villanova University Archives Repository

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