Assistant Provost-Academic Development and Planning

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Academic Plans File

Arranged By:   Chronological
Application Number:   89-27
Item Number:   100.01

Purpose

This record series consists of future academic plans for Northern Illinois University.  Included in this are mission statements for each college within the University, academic program reviews, program review follow-up reports, schedule of new degrees, planning document for new academic courses, program improvement and expansion request, number of majors for the department, and credit hours by department.

Procedure

Retain in office for five (5) years, then transfer to the University Archives for permanent retention.

Accreditation Material File

Arranged By:   By program/college
Application Number:   89-27
Item Number:   100.02

Purpose

This record series consists of material used for accreditation of programs.  Included in this are initial reports, accreditation guidelines, correspondence, documentation of funding (both internal and external), etc.

Procedure

Retain in office until expiration of all active administrative reference, then transfer to the University Archives for permanent retention.

Administrative Correspondence Files

Arranged By:   Alphabetical by subject
Application Number:   89-27
Item Number:   100.03

Purpose

This record series consists of the administrative correspondence files (i.e., Board of Regents, and the Illinois Board of Higher Education) maintained by the Office of the Assistant Provost.

Procedure

Retain in office for three (3) years, then review files and dispose of any correspondence no longer possessing administrative value.

Minutes and Agendas File

Arranged By:   Chronological
Application Number:   89-27
Item Number:   100.04

Purpose

This record series consists of minutes and agendas from Academic Planning Council Ad Hoc Committees covered by this office.  Also included in this file is supporting documentation.

Procedure

Retain in office for ten (10) years, then transfer to the University Archives for permanent retention.
New Degree Program Requests

Arranged By:   Chronological
Application Number:   89-27
Item Number:   100.05

Purpose

This record series consists of the new degree program requests maintained by the Office of the Assistant Provost.  The records contain all documents generated from requests for new degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level including:  the initial written request; supporting documentation (i.e., survey studies, research reports, faculty vitae); and all related correspondence/ memoranda.

Procedure

Retain in office for ten (10) years, then transfer to the University Archives for permanent retention.

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