MS 25 Oglethorpe University Administration Records

Oglethorpe University Administration Records
1914- [bulk 1989-2005]
MS 25

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Oglethorpe University Administration
Title: Oglethorpe University Administration Records
Dates: 1914- [bulk 1989-2005]

Abstract: The collection consists of a variety of reports and records reflecting the administrative life of the university. Included in the holdings are annual reports, strategic plans, minutes, financial records, library reports, professional activity reports, plans for success, self-studies, division records, and minutes. The collection is open-ended and is added to on a regular basis.

Quantity: 2.9 linear feet

Administrative History

Oglethorpe University was chartered by the state of Georgia in 1835. The college was named after James Edward Oglethorpe, the founder of the state of Georgia. The campus was relocated from Midway, Georgia after the Civil War and the present location in Atlanta was established in 1913. The administrative records date from 1914 to current date.


The arrangement is by series and includes: Series I-Annual Reports of the University; Series II-Strategic Plans and Self-Studies; Series III- Division Reports; Series IV- Financial Reports; Series V- Minutes; Series VI- Miscellaneous.


The records consist of information related to the university’s administrative life cycle.



Subject Headings

Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, GA).

Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, GA) – Finance.

Universities and Colleges—United States—Administration.

Oglethorpe University—Accreditation (Education)

Oglethorpe University. Library Administration.

Folder List

SERIES I: Consists of Annual Reports of the University and Its Various Units.

Box 1

Folder 1. Annual Reports, 1976, 1977
Folder 2. Annual Reports, 1981
Folder 3. Annual Reports, 1983
Folder 4. Annual Reports, 1984
Folder 5. Annual Reports, 1985
Folder 6. Annual Reports, 1986, 1987, 1988
Folder 7. Annual Reports, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91
Folder 8. Campus Beautification Committee, 1993
Folder 9. Executive Summary, Case for Support, n.d.
Folder 10. Five-Year Plan, 1988-1993

Box 2

Folder 1A. Annual Report on Institutional Effectiveness, 1995
Folder 1. Annual Report on Institutional Effectiveness, 1995-96
Folder 2. Annual Report on Institutional Effectiveness, 1995-96 (c.2)
Folder 3. Annual Report on Institutional Effectiveness, 1999
Folder 4. Library Annual Report, 2003-04
Folder 5. Library Annual Report, 2004-05
Folder 6. Library Annual Report, 2005-06
Folder 7. Library State of the State Report, 2005
Folder 8. President’s Report, 2000-01
Folder 9. Professional Activities, 1993-94
Folder 10. Report on Image Audit, 1995

SERIES II: Consists of Self-Studies, Business Plans, Strategic Plans, and SACS Reports.

Box 1

Folder 1. SACS Strategic Plan Information, 1989
Folder 2. Strategic Planning Meetings Notes, 1992
Folder 3. Strategic Initiatives for the 21st Century, 1993
Folder 4. Strategic Initiatives for the 21st Century, Jan. 1994
Folder 5. Strategic Initiatives for the 21st Century, 1994 final ed.
Folder 6. Self-Study, 1994-95
Folder 7. Self-Study, 1994-95 (c.2)
Folder 8. Status Report to SACS, 1995
Folder 9. Strategic Initiatives for the 21st Century, Jan. 1998 updates
Folder 10. Business Plan for the Strategic Plan, 2001
Folder 11. Plan for Success, 2001
Folder 12. Strategic Initiatives for the 21st Century, 2001-2002 updates

SERIES III: Consists of Reports from Division II (Citizenship) and covers the dates 1956-1965.

Box 1

Folder 1. Division II (Citizenship), 1956-60
Folder 2. Division II (Citizenship), 1961-62
Folder 3. Division II (Citizenship), 1963
Folder 4. Division II (Citizenship), 1964-65
SERIES IV: Consists of Financial Documents.

Box 1

Folder 1. Financial Report to Donors, 1993
Folder 2. Financial Statements, 1992
Folder 3. Financial Statements, 2001
SERIES V: Consists of Minutes From the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, and Senior Administrators Which was also Called Senior Staff and Vice Presidents.

Box 1

Folder 1. Executive Committee Minutes, 1914
Folder 2. Executive Committee Minutes, 1914-1919
Folder 3. Executive Committee Minutes, 1924
Folder 4. Board of Director Minutes, 1920 (?)

Box 2

Folder 1. Senior Administrators Minutes, 1992
Folder 2. Senior Administrators Minutes, 1993
Folder 3. Senior Administrators Minutes, 1994
Folder 4. Senior Administrators Minutes, 1995
Folder 5. Senior Administrators Minutes, 1996
Folder 6. Senior Administrators Minutes, 1997
Folder 7. Senior Administrators Minutes, 1998
Folder 8. Senior Administrators Minutes, 1999
Folder 9. Senior Administrators Minutes, 2000
SERIES VI: Consists of Miscellaneous Administrative Records.

Box 1

Folder 1. Insurance Letters, Feb. 1953 (1-5)
Folder 2. Insurance Letters, Feb. 1953 (6-10)
Folder 3. Insurance Letters, Feb. 1953 (11-15)
Folder 4. Insurance Letters, Feb. 1953 (16-20)
Folder 5. Insurance Letters, Feb. 1953 (21-27)
Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:
Please cite Oglethorpe University Administration Records, MS 25, Archives, Philip Weltner Library, Oglethorpe University Atlanta, Georgia. Permission to publish from this collection must be approved in writing by the Director of the Library, Oglethorpe University.