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Policies and Procedures of the University records

Identifier: RG05.0006.001

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three series: University Operations Manual, University Organization Charts, and Other Policies.

Series I: First issued in 1966, the Operations Manual addressed all aspects of University policies and procedures. The series includes the original 1966 manual, together with the various pages superceded over the years from 1967-1986. Also included are the later editions of the manual (bound and loose) from 1993-2004.

Series II: The administrative offices of the University's colleges and other units prepared the organization charts at the request of the Office of the President in 1988. The charts identify positions by title. The charts also rank the positions based upon their hierarchical relationships with other positions within their respective units. The files of charts are arranged alphabetically by name of college or unit and occupy one box (0.25 lin. ft.).

Series III: Other policies, including human rights and academic-related.


  • Creation: 1966 - 2004


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


2.00 Linear Feet

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Method of Acquisition

These materials were transferred to the University Archives from the Office of University Relations and other sources at various times.

Related Materials

Additional information about the organizational structure of the University may be obtained from the general catalogs, faculty/staff directories, and the Operations Manual, all housed at the University Archives. In addition, individual departmental records at the archives may contain information about the organization of those respective offices.

A discussion of the University's organization with an emphasis on the relationship between administration and faculty is in Stow Persons. The University of Iowa in the Twentieth Century: An Institutional History (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1990).

David McCartney, 2003, 2006; Jeremy Brett in 2010.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242