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Regents' Meeting Agendas, Dockets, and Exhibits

Identifier: 01/01/04

Scope and Contents

This series of records includes agenda, dockets, and exhibits from meetings of the Iowa Board of Regents. The series is an exceptionally strong and official source of information about curricular development, facilities, and policies for the Regents institutions. The records are comprised of different individuals' records and have been integrated to fill gaps as needed. There is limited indexing available for some of the run. There are occasional small gaps in the holdings. Sometimes a docket is missing from a monthly meeting, while other times, an entire month of information is absent. Board of Regents materials dating from 1985 to January 2020 are also accessible through the Board of Regents of the State of Iowa website.

Also included are copies of some of the dockets, dating 2008 and 2013-2014 and were donated by Pat Woelber. These copies were retained and placed at the end of the collection, due to their significant handwritten annotations and other notes accompanying the printed dockets. It is unclear who took the notes.


  • 1967-2017


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

General Use, Reproduction, and Copyright Policies

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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 or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code ยง 22.7). 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 Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.


72.98 Linear Feet (178 boxes)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

SC&UA has acquired this series from the offices of the Vice President and Provost and from University Marketing and Public Relations. Records for the series were usually donated a few years after they were issued.

Processing Information

Collection processed over time by University Archives staff members. Updated September 16, 2015 by University Archivist Gerald Peterson and Archival Processor Tessa Wakefield, September 2020. Inventory updated by Student Assistant Nick Steffens, Fall 2021.

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository