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Collection Number: 40436

Collection Title: The Learning Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1962-2008

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Size 22.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 9,500 items)
Abstract The Learning Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a center for academic development and support. It is the result of the consolidation of several such programs and services over the past fifty years. It is part of the Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling in the College of Arts and Sciences under Academic Services. Missions of the Learning Center and its predecessor programs include improving retention and graduation rates; preparing students for college-level work; supporting the academic development of student athletes and students with learning disabilities; and promoting the engagement and academic development of minority students. Materials include records of the Learning Center, as well as predecessor, partner, parent, and constituent services and organizations. These include: Academic Services; the Writing Center; North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation (also known as the North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation); the Reading Program; the UNC Learning and Reading Skills Center; Learning Disability Services; Alliance for Undergraduate Education Working Group on Underrepresented Minorities; Summer Bridge Program; and the Minority Advisory Program. Records date from 1962 to 2008 and include annual reports, correspondence, handouts and pamphlets, training materials and guidebooks, budgets, videos of seminars, grade reports, and floppy disks. Acquired as part of University Archives.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Learning Center.
Language English
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Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in The Learning Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40436, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the Learning Center in August 2014 (record transfer 20140801.1) and December 2014 (record transfer 20141210.2).
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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Encoded by: Amanda Loeb, July 2015

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