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Wayne State University Vice President for Student Affairs James McCormick Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000261
Materials in the Vice President for Student Affairs Records consist of meeting minutes, grant proposals, memoranda, reports, correspondence, degree listings, brochures, and pamphlets.

Dates

  • 1962 - 1968

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

2.75 Linear Feet (2 SB, 2 MB)

Abstract

James McCormick joined the Wayne State University faculty in 1938 as an instructor of English and was promoted to full-time professor of English shortly afterward. From 1960 to 1966, he advanced to the position of Secretary for the Board of Governors. In November of 1965, it was announced that James McCormick would become the Vice President for Student Affairs, a newly created position to coincide with the building of the brand new University Student Center. The Student Center would oversee student activities, religious affairs, and food services. James McCormick left Wayne State University in 1968 to become Vice President for Educational Affairs at Detroit Edison Co. McCormick returned to Wayne State in 1974 as the Director of Corporate Relations, and retired in 1976. Materials in the Vice President for Student Affairs Records consist of meeting minutes, grant proposals, memoranda, reports, correspondence, degree listings, brochures, and pamphlets.

History

James McCormick joined the Wayne State University faculty in 1938 as an instructor of English and was promoted to full-time professor of English shortly afterward. From 1960 to 1966, he advanced to the position of Secretary for the Board of Governors. In November of 1965, it was announced that James McCormick would become the Vice President for Student Affairs, a newly created position to coincide with the building of the brand new University Student Center. The Student Center would oversee student activities, religious affairs, and food services. James McCormick left Wayne State University in 1968 to become Vice President for Educational Affairs at Detroit Edison Co. McCormick returned to Wayne State in 1974 as the Director of Corporate Relations, and retired in 1976.

Arrangement

Arranged in 1 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-4). Materials are grouped by subject and arranged chronologically thereunder.

Acquisition

Donated to the Reuther Library in 1969.

Related Materials

Wayne State University Women's Resource Center Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Devin Erlandson on May 13, 2014. Edited by Casey Westerman on June 6, 2014.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University Vice President for Student Affairs James McCormick Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Devin Erlandson.
Date
2014-05-13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2014-06-06: Finding aid revised by Casey Westerman.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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