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Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida Office of Academic Affairs

Identifier: Series 002

Scope and Content

Series 2 is a logical starting point for research related to the academic life of the university. As the chief academic officer of the university, the records of the Provost/Vice President form, in conjunction with the records of the University President, one of the principal records series for information related to the development of the University's academic program. It is the primary source of information on any matters related to the faculty, including tenure and promotion, academic freedom, and faculty grievances. The series also contains excellent records of the University's committees, both permanent and ad hoc.


  • Creation: 1945-2010



University Archives collections are available for research. Portions of the collections may be restricted due to the requirements of applicable state and federal laws, including but not limited to FERPA and HIPAA, and in accordance with best practices as defined by the Society of American Archivists.

These files may contain documents related to specific personnel and student cases and their use is restricted. Archives staff should examine the contents of each folder before delivering it to a researcher.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Vice President for Academic Affairs (now called the University Provost) is the chief academic officer of the University of Florida.


334.25 Linear feet (548 boxes)

Language of Materials



Comprised of the administrative files of the University of Florida Vice President for Academic Affairs (now known as the University Provost.)


Each of the subseries in Series 2 are organized according to the alpha-numerical filling system used in the Office of Academic Affairs. Filing keys are included.

Physical Location

Please note that a portion of this collection (Subseries 2f, 2g, and 2h) is housed in the Auxiliary Library Facility off campus and will require advance notice for timely retrieval. Please contact the Special and Area Studies Collections department prior to your visit.

Processing Note

Subseries 2h, "Administrative policy records, 1985-2010" was processed minimally. The boxes in this series came to the archives without any folders separating the records. The contents of the boxes are instead organized by filing number and maintain their original order. Where possible, folders have been listed, otherwise, the boxes remain as they were recieved.

A Guide to the Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida Office of Academic Affairs
Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
January 2008 (Updated August 2020)
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Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America