Collection Number: 40042

Collection Title: Assistant to the Provost of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989

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Size 3.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 2400 items)
Abstract Carl W. Smith served as Assistant to the Provost from 1972 to 1995. He was the first individual appointed to an assistant's role in the Office of the Provost. His primary duty was the handling of routine budgetary and financial matters; he was the liaison for such matters between the Provost and the units comprising the Division of Academic Affairs. He was also responsible for monitoring the affirmative action and minority recruitment and retention programs for the Division. Correspondence and other files of Assistant to the Provost Carl W. Smith. The majority of the files deal with the budgets of individual units in the University's Division of Academic Affairs. Also of interest are several files pertaining to affirmative action and minority recruitment within the Division.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Assistant to the Provost.
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
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[Identification of item], in the Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40042, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Periodic transfer from the offices that create these records.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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These records consist of the files of the Assistant to the Provost, Carl Smith, from 1972 to 1989. They also include a small amount of material kept by Smith when he was an administrative intern in the Provost's Office in 1972. Smith handled primarily matters of budget and finance and was the liaison for financial matters to the various offices reporting to the Provost. He also administrated the affirmative action and minority recruitment and retention programs for the Division of Academic Affairs. Carl Smith retired on 31 May 1995. He was succeeded by Kathleen F. McGaughey, whose title became Assistant Provost for Finance.

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Correspondence and other files of Assistant to the Provost Carl W. Smith. The majority of the files deal with the budgets of individual units in the University's Division of Academic Affairs. Also of interest are several files pertaining to affirmative action and minority recruitment within the Division.

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Box 1

Ackland Art Museum, 1977-1982; 1984-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Admissions Office, 1972-1974; 1976; 1978 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Affirmative Action, 1973-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Arts and Sciences, College of, 1972-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Biomedical Research Support, 1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Biotechnology Program, 1984; 1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Black Faculty/Staff Caucus, 1974-1980 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Business and Finance: Vice Chancellor for, 1973-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Business and Finance: Budget Office, 1976-1989? #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Business and Finance: Personnel Department, undated; 1983-1986 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Business, School of, 1974-1977; 1980-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Chancellor's Office, 1972-1982; 1984-1985; 1988 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Continuing Education, Division of, 1985-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Duke University, 1980; 1984 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Education, School of, 1975-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

General Administration: General, 1974-1981 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

General Administration: Mathematics and Science Education Network, 1982-1988 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Graduate School, 1973-1980; 1986 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Health Affairs: General, 1972-1979; 1981-1987 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Health Affairs: Medicine, School of, 1974-1976 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Health Affairs: Public Health, School of, 1974-1977; 1986 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Information and Library Science, School of, 1972-1988 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Institute for Research in Social Science, 1973-1978; 1981-1988 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Institute of Government, 1973-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

Institutional Research and EPA/Faculty Benefits Office, 1975-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 1

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Journalism, School of, 1973-1975; 1977-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Law, School of, 1973-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Library, 1972-1981; 1984-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Marine Sciences, Institute of, 1973-1974; 1977; 1980-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

(includes some material on the Curriculum in Marine Sciences)

Microelectronics Program, 1980-1983 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Minority Faculty Recruitment, 1973; 1977-1985 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Morehead Planetarium, 1984-1987 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

North Carolina State University, 1974; 1980 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Research Administration, Office of, 1973; 1976-1978; 1981 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Social Work, School of, 1973-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Specialized Accreditation Survey, 1982 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Student Affairs, Division of: General, 1979; 1982; 1985 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Student Affairs, Division of: International Center, 1977-1979; 1985-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Summer Session, 1972-1975; 1977-1981 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Upward Bound, 1974-1976; 1978-1980; 1984-1988 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

Urban and Regional Studies, Center for, 1981; 1984-1989 #40042, Series: "Assistant to the Provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1972-1989." Box 2

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