Collection Number: 40487

Collection Title: Institute of Politics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 2017

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Size 726 items
Abstract The Institute of Politics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (IOP), a non-partisan student organization that encourages and supports undergraduate students exploring careers in politics and public policy. Records consist of meeting minutes, mission, member lists, event and program information, and photographs. There are also materials relating to programs sponsored by the Institute of Politics including Civics in the Triangle in which UNC students develop courses on civics and government for local public schools, Tech Team which helps neighboring community organizations and government use digital tools, and Summer in Washington, a networking program designed to connect UNC students with professionals in Washington, D.C.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Institute of Politics.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Institute of Politics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40487, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred by the UNC Institute of Politics (RT 20180126.1).
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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The Institute of Politics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (IOP) is a non-partisan student organization that encourages and supports undergraduate students exploring careers in politics and public policy. The Fellows Program, sponsored by the IOP, brings prominent political leaders to lead public seminars on current issues and hold office hours on campus. In addition, the IOP administers the Civics in the Triangle program in which UNC students develop courses on civics and government for fourth and fifth-grade students in local public schools. Other projects include the Tech Team, which helps neighboring community organizations and government to use digital tools and a Summer in Washington networking program to connect UNC students with professionals in Washington, D.C.

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Records consist of meeting minutes, mission, member lists, event and program information, and photographs. Civics in the Triangle documents include brainstorming, reports and updates, meeting agendas, and lesson plans. The Fellows Program files contain planning meeting agendas and event photographs. There are also event photographs from the Speaker Series. Within a file entitled “IOP important documents” are promotional materials for the Institute as well as constitution and meeting minutes from the Student Advisory Board. The collection also includes files on TechTeam recruitment, planning, and documentation, and an archived version of the IOP's website.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jessica Venlet and Jaffa Panken, March 2018

Encoded by: Laura Smith, March 2018

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